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- Tue Apr 15 2014 7:30 PM
André Watts burst upon the music scene at age 16 when Leonard Bernstein chose him to debut with the New York Philharmonic in a nationwide Young People’s Concerts broadcast. Two weeks later, Bernstein asked him to substitute at the last minute for the ailing Glenn Gould in performances of Liszt’s E-flat Concerto with the New York Philharmonic, thus launching his career. More than 40 years later, Watts remains one of today’s most celebrated and beloved superstars. His performances each year with the world’s great orchestras and conductors, and his sold-out recitals and appearances at the most prestigious international festivals, bring him to every corner of the globe.
Program:Scarlatti: Three SonatasMozart: Rondo in A Minor, K. 511Beethoven: Sonata in D Major, Op. 10, No. 3Debussy: EstampesChopin: Three EtudesLiszt: La Lugubre Gondola No. 2; Etude de concert No. 3; Transcendental Etude No. 10
Free Youth Tickets (for all President’s Piano and International Chamber Music Series events):
For every ticket purchased to the President’s Piano and International Chamber Music Series, up to two Free Youth Tickets are available. Ages 5-17 only.
This performance was originally scheduled for November 7, 2013. Patrons holding tickets to the November 7 performance may use their tickets for the April 15 date, exchange their ticket into another UW World Series performance with the exception of special events (upgrade fees may apply), donate their ticket, or receive a refund. Contact the UW Arts Ticket Office at 206-543-4880, if you have questions.