Fanny Mendelssohn

Shi-Yeon Sung
Karsten Witt Management

Saturday, January 5 (encore Monday, January 14, 2019)
8:00 PM

Shiyeon Sung leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in an overture by Fanny Mendelssohn and Felix Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No. 1, with guest soloist Ingrid Fliter, as well as the relentless force of Dvorák's Symphony No. 8.


Shiyeon Sung, conductor
Ingrid Fliter, piano

MENDELSSOHN Piano Concerto No. 1
DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 8


Hear a preview of Mendelssohn's First Piano Concerto with Ingrid Fliter:

Shiyeon Sung describes her musical upbringing in South Korea and the inspiration that led her to a life as a conductor:

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