The Curtis Symphony Orchestra’s concert was advertised prominently outside the main entrance to Carnegie Hall.
Approaching the stage door for the afternoon rehearsal
Warming up in the hall
Rehearsing the Beethoven “Emperor” Concerto with soloist Jonathan Biss
Selfies at the rehearsal break
In the iconic hall as the concert opened with a work by alumna Gabriella Smith.
Jonathan Biss was the piano soloist in Beethoven’s Concerto No. 5, the “Emperor.”
Bows after the Beethoven. Jonathan Biss responded to the audience’s ovation with a solo encore by Robert Schumann.
After intermission, Osmo Vänskä led the orchestra in the Symphony No. 2 by Jean Sibelius.