Terror and Triumph


Louis Lortie charms keys and crowds.

Photo courtesy Oklahoma City Civic Center Music Hall.
Photo courtesy Oklahoma City Civic Center Music Hall.

Saturday, March 7  

Louis Lortie, a French-Canadian pianist, will be in the spotlight on Saturday, March 7 during the performance coined Terror and Triumph. The Oklahoma City Civic Center Music Hall stage welcomes Lortie’s talents on the bench, as part of the OKC Phil Classics Series. Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10 will fill the air as Lortie charms the keys and captivates the crowd. Having gained applause and acclaim throughout Europe, Asia and the United States, Lortie continues to hit the right notes, winning him high recognition. His extremely impressive play list includes performing complete Beethoven sonata cycles in multiple venues, all five Beethoveen concertos and all of the Mozart concertos, his interpretation of Ravel and Chopin, performing the complete Annees de pelerinage and many more notable sheets. He has performed with some of the world’s leading conductors, including Riccardo Chailly, Lorin Maazel, Jaap Van Zqeden and Kurt Masur. The OKC Civic Center Music Hall will open the curtains to this long-awaited performance, by a prestigious, world-renowned artist, at 8 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.okcciviccenter.com/