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Andris Nelsons conducts Mozart and Bruckner featuring pianist Mitsuko Uchida

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Japanese pianist Mitsuko Uchida, one of the foremost Mozart pianists of  our age, plays the composer's mysterious, stormy, proto-Romantic D minor piano concerto, a work owing much to the composer's sensitivity to operatic drama and emotion. Bruckner's seldom heard Symphony No. 6, written between 1879 and 1881, was the work he considered his boldest, though only the second and third movements were performed during his lifetime. Gustav Mahler led all four movements-but with cuts-in 1899, in Vienna; the first complete, uncut performance was given in 1901, in Stuttgart. Energetic, lyrical, and expansive, the Symphony No. 6 is a uniquely absorbing example of the composer's monumental symphonic style.

Featured Performers

Andris   Nelsons, conductor Andris Nelsons, conductor
Mitsuko   Uchida, piano Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Program Notes Audio
MOZART - Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K.466 (28 min)
BRUCKNER - Symphony No. 6 (54 min)