Broadcast | Jeremy Denk Plays ‘Emperor’

Xian Zhang leads Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto, starring phenomenal pianist and MacArthur “Genius” Fellow Jeremy Denk. The NJSO displays its virtuosity in Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique, a fantastic tale of thwarted love, opium dreams and witchcraft.

XIAN ZHANG conductor
JEREMY DENK piano

Program NotesConcert Info


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BEETHOVEN Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus

BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor”

BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique


Program originally performed Oct 7–8, 2017. Recorded at NJPAC in Newark.
Broadcast Nov 24, 2017, on WWFM.


Behind the Scenes

Xian Zhang talks about pairing works by Beethoven and Berlioz.