Returning to the Wiener Symphoniker as this season’s Artist-in-Residence, Aimard continues his Beethoven cycle with the ensemble and Chief Conductor Philippe Jordan, performing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major on October 29 and 30 at the Wiener Konzerthaus. Rounding out the program are two works by Bartók: Két Portré ("Two Portraits") for violin and orchestra, with Jan Pospichal as soloist, and the Concerto for Orchestra.
Aimard presents a full cycle of Beethoven concertos with Jordan and the Wiener Symphoniker during the course of his residency, appearing at both the Musikverein and Konzerthaus in a collaboration between the two halls. The residency continues in 2016 with Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 at the Musikverein on January 13, 14 and 15. April 1 and 3 brings the Piano Concerto No. 5 to the Konzerthaus. On April 2, Aimard joins members of the Wiener Symphoniker at the Konzerthaus for chamber works by Carter, Haydn, and Shostakovich. On May 11 and 13, the residency concludes at the Musikverein with Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2.