Budapest Festival Orchestra and Marc-André Hamelin Play Liszt
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Listen to the archived broadcast from the Feb. 18, 2016, concert at Carnegie Hall, featuring Iván Fischer leading the Budapest Festival Orchestra in a program of Weber and Prokofiev. Pianist Marc-André Hamelin joins the orchestra as the soloist in Liszt's Piano Concert No. 1.
WQXR morning host Jeff Spurgeon hosts the broadcast along with WNYC's John Schaefer.
Ahead of the concert, Schaefer sat down to talk with Fischer. Listen below:
Weber: Overture to Der Freischütz
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer, music director and conductor
Marc-André Hamelin, piano
Individual Support for the WQXR Budapest Festival Orchestra Broadcast provided by: Daisy M. Soros
Watch: Pianist-composer Marc-André Hamelin plays his his latest composition, Pavane variée, in the WQXR studio.
We asked listeners to share their thoughts during the broadcast using #CHLive. Here is a collection of those tweets and photos: