Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3

Gulbenkian Orchestra / José Eduardo Gomes / Maria João Pires

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For the second time in the 20/21 season, Maria João Pires performs at the Gulbenkian Auditorium. This time with the conductor José Eduardo Gomes, winner of the 1st Prize and the Beethoven Prize in the European Union Competition for Orchestral Conductors. Beethoven is one of the composers that the pianist never strays too far from. She keeps a special place for him and considers that “he was an enlightened one, a messenger to humanity”.


Gulbenkian Orchestra
José Eduardo Gomes* Conductor
Maria João Pires Piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major, K. 543
Adagio – Allegro
Andante con moto
Menuetto: Alegretto – Trio

Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
Allegro con brio
Rondo: Allegro – Presto

Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata para Piano n.º 8, em Dó menor, op. 13, "Pathétique"
Adagio Cantabile


*Due to reasons of force majeure, conductor Trevor Pinnock is replaced by José Eduardo Gomes.

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