Broadcast | Xian Conducts Beethoven and Bartók
Xian Zhang leads the NJSO in the Beethoven’s iconic Fifth Symphony and Overture to Coriolan in this 2017 NJSO performance. The program also features the NJSO 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 NJSO
Watch Conrad Tao talk about these performances ahead of his week in New Jersey