Beethoven Festival: Piano Concertos Nos. 1–5

Concert Information

Performance dates
Featuring
Jon Kimura Parker, piano
Symphony Nova Scotia
On the program

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4

Thursday, April 23, 2020
Beethoven: Prometheus Overture
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5

Beethoven’s five Piano Concertos are a dizzying feat, a cultural touchstone, and a sweeping journey from cheerful charm to roaring, revolutionary power. And Jon Kimura Parker is one of Canada’s true piano greats, with a stratospheric career that’s earned him rave reviews and top-tier performances around the world. Now, in honour of Beethoven’s 250th birthday, these musical giants unite with Symphony Nova Scotia in an extraordinary two-concert event – a rare, once-in-a-decade performance of all five Piano Concertos. Don’t miss this glorious celebration of one of the world’s greatest music masters.

About the Music

Why all the Beethoven this season?

2020 is the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, and fans all around the globe are celebrating the master’s massive contributions to the world’s musical history.

Pre-concert chat

Enjoy FREE pre-concert chats before our Masterworks concerts. Join us 45 minutes before concert start time in the Sculpture Court, just outside the auditorium.

Ticket info

Season tickets are on sale now! Save up to 35%, reserve the best seats in the house, and enjoy a great set of benefits with a ticket package. Click here to learn more about ticket packages, or call the Dalhousie Arts Centre Box Office at 902.494.3820 to book your tickets today. Single tickets will go on sale on August 1, 2019.