Broadcast | Xian Conducts Beethoven and Bartók
Xian Zhang leads the New Jersey Symphony in the Beethoven’s iconic Fifth Symphony and Overture to Coriolan in this 2017 New Jersey Symphony performance. The program also features the New Jersey Symphony debut of Conrad Tao, a brilliant talent, in Bartók’s bustling and lyrical Third Piano Concerto.
XIAN ZHANG conductor
CONRAD TAO piano
BEETHOVEN Overture to Coriolan
BARTÓK Piano Concerto No. 3
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5
Program originally performed Nov 2–5, 2017. Recorded at NJPAC in Newark.
Broadcast January 5, 2018, on WWFM.
Behind the Scenes
Watch Conrad Tao rehearse Bartók’s Third Piano Concerto with the New Jersey Symphony
Watch Conrad Tao talk about these performances ahead of his week in New Jersey