UMS Features Orchestre de Paris

On Thursday, March 14 at 7:30pm, Orchestre de Paris will be coming to the University Musical Society at Hill Auditorium.

This event will be Conducted by the accomplished Klaus Mäkelä. He is the chief conductor of the Oslo Philharmonic, music director for the Orchestre de Paris and serves as artistic partner to the Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam. In 2027, he will become chief conductor to Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam.

He will be joined by Yunchan Lim, an 18 year old piano prodigy. Lim is the youngest pianist to ever receive gold at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. The New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center, the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, and the Chicago Symphony are just a few of the places Lim has debuted in the past year. 

Included in the program are Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto “No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18,” Claude Debussy’s “Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun” and Igor Stravinsky’s “The Firebird.”


Attendees are invited to a pre performance talk with host Doyle Armbrust at 6:30pm in the lower lobby of HIll Auditorium on the day of the performance. 

Tickets start at $20 dollars and are available for purchase on the University Musical Society website.

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