Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conductor
Mitsuko Uchida Piano
Bates Suite from The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs (world premiere—Philadelphia Orchestra co-commission)
Ravel Piano Concerto in G major
Shostakovich Symphony No. 8
The divine Mitsuko Uchida, “one of the great pianists of our, or any, time” (The New York Times), reveals all the spirit of Ravel’s jazzy concerto, while Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 8 evokes the heroism of World War II. We’ll ask you to please silence your iPhones for the world premiere of a suite from Mason Bates’s opera about the tech guru Steve Jobs.