Beethoven Orchestra of Bonn with Louis Lortie, Pianist
The 2013 Great Performers Series concludes with Beethoven Orchestra of Bonn, conducted by Stefan Blunier with pianist Louis Lortie.
- Date: 03/19/13 - 03/19/13
- 8:00 p.m.
- Member Profile: Sarasota Concert Association
- Location: Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
- Admission: Season subscriptions for the 2013 Great Performers Series are $250, $220, $180 and $140. For more information visit www.scasarasota.org.
The Bonn Orchestra is considered a pillar of cultural life in Bonn and the surrounding region. The orchestra is the official orchestra of the Bonn Opera House, playing 115 concerts a year in addition to touring worldwide. Conductor Stefan Blunier was an established concert pianist before turning to conducting. Since 2008, he has been the music director of both the Bonn Orchestra and the Bonn Opera. Canadian pianist Louis Lortie made his debut at age 13 with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra and attained international recognition by is mid-20s. He is especially renowned for his interpretations of Chopin, Ravel and Beethoven and has been described as "one of half a dozen pianists who is worth dropping everything to go and hear." (The Daily Telegraph, London.)
Driving directions to Beethoven Orchestra of Bonn with Louis Lortie, Pianist
777 North Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34236