Conductor and Piano
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Quintet for Piano and Winds in E-flat major K. 452
Der Körper der Saite for Cello and Ensemble
World Premiere – Commissioned by the Daniel Barenboim Foundation
Sonatina No. 1 for 16 Wind Instruments in F major "From the Workshop of an Invalid"
Lahav Shani, who has appeared at the Pierre Boulez Saal in previous seasons both as pianist and conductor, leads the Boulez Ensemble in the world premiere of a new piece for cello and ensemble by German composer Isabel Mundry. The concert is bookended by Richard Strauss’s late Sonatina for Winds, a work of symphonic proportions, and Mozart’s Quintet K. 452, with Shani taking on the piano part.