Beethoven concerto with the Yale Philharmonia


The Horowitz Piano Series at the Yale School of Music presents an evening of Beethoven concerti performed by faculty pianists Wei-Yi YangHung-Kuan Chen,and Melvin Chen on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 8 pm. The concert will also feature the Yale Philharmonia, conducted by Shinik Hahm.

The concert is part of the Beethoven Concerto Project, an inter-series effort to perform the complete cycle of Beethoven’s concertos for piano and orchestra over four concerts in the 2013-14 season. On September 20, the project began with Boris Berman’s performance of the Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major.

This concert will feature pianist Wei-Yi Yangperforming the Concerto No. 1 in C major, pianist Hung-Kuan Chen performing Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, and pianist Melvin Chen performing Beethoven’s piano arrangement of the Violin Concerto, Op. 61a.

In order to complete the cycle, Peter Frankl will join the Philharmonia on January 24 to perform the Concerto No. 4 in G major. The last performance will be April 4, when Yale School of Music Dean Robert Blocker will perform the Concerto No. 3 in C minor with the Yale Philharmonia.

This concert takes place at 8 pm in Morse Recital Hall 470 College St., corner of Wall Street). The Horowitz Piano Series is directed by Boris Berman. Tickets are $20-30, $10-15 with student ID.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or contact the Yale School of Music concert office at 203 432-4158.