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Jan Lisiecki makes his BSO debut with Britten Chopin Mendelssohn / 99.5WCRB

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WCRB brings you performances from Symphony Hall in Boston every Saturday at 8pm, with host Ron Della Chiesa. A Young Star's BSO Debut through Chopin with Jan Lisiecki, piano and Tugan Sokhiev, conductor, on Saturday, April 21, 2018 (encore Monday, April 30). Program includes

BRITTEN Simple Symphony
CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 1
MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 4, Italian

Hear previews with Lisiecki and Sokhiev on WCRB: Boston

Lisiecki's latest recording on DG - Chopin: Works for Piano and Orchestra, comprises pieces in the so-called "brilliant style," a form of virtuosic pianism cultivated in the early 1800s by some of the leading performer-composers of the day, including Hummel, Kalkbrenner and Moscheles.