• Yuja Wang plays Prokofiev

  • Thu, 09-05-2019 at 19:30
  • Symphony Hall Birmingham
    Broad Street
    B1 2EA Birmingham
Yuja Wang plays Prokofiev - Symphony Hall Birmingham - Birmingham

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla – Conductor Yuja Wang – Piano Ligeti Concert Românesc, 12′ Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 5, 22′ Brahms Symphony No. 2, 42′Hold onto your hats – because if there’s one thing that can top the voltage of Ligeti’s spectacular Concert Românesc, it’s the sensational Yuja Wang going for broke in Prokofiev’s massive Fifth Concerto. She’s one of the most talked-about pianists in the world today: come and hear why. And then relax into Brahms’s expansive Second Symphony: the first time Mirga has conducted it here in Birmingham. CBSO+ 6.15pm: Writer and Broadcaster Stephen Johnson discusses Brahms’ Symphony No. 2.