Till Fellner Replaces Maria Joê£o Pires at Montreal Symphony Concerts Sept. 11-12

Classic Arts News   Till Fellner Replaces Maria Joê£o Pires at Montreal Symphony Concerts Sept. 11-12
 
Due to illness, the Portuguese pianist Maria Joê£o Pires has withdrawn from her scheduled performances with the Orchestre symphonique de Montr_al (OSM) next Monday and Tuesday, September 11 and 12.

Filling in will be Till Fellner, a 34-year-old Austrian pianist who won the 1993 Clara Haskil International Piano Competition and has gone on to perform with many of the world's top orchestras and conductors and to make admired recordings on the Erato, Philips and ECM labels.

The program remains as previously announced: new OSM music director Kent Nagano will conduct Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 27, Schubert's Symphony No. 8 ("Unfinished") and the original version of Schumann's Symphony No. 4.

For information about and tickets to Montreal Symphony performances, visit www.osm.ca.


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