(New York, NY, February 25, 2022)—Carnegie Hall and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra today jointly announced that pianist Seong-Jin Cho will step in for Denis Matsuev, performing Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall tonight, Friday, February 25 at 8:00 p.m. This evening’s all-Rachmaninoff program is the first of three performances with Maestro Nézet-Séguin and the orchestra taking place at Carnegie Hall this weekend with concerts also scheduled for Saturday, February 26 at 8:00 p.m., and Sunday, February 27 at 2:00 p.m. As announced yesterday, Yannick Nézet-Séguin replaces Valery Gergiev for these concerts, http://www.colinscolumn.com/carnegie-hall-yannick-nezet-seguin-to-step-in-for-valery-gergiev-who-has-been-described-elsewhere-as-putins-puppet-leading-the-vienna-philharmonic-this-weekend-denis-matsuev-to-be-replaced-t/.

Carnegie Hall and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra are deeply grateful to Seong-Jin Cho who agreed to fly from Berlin on very short notice for tonight’s performance.

This weekend’s complete concert programs are below. Concertgoers will be notified of this artist update directly. Ticketholders with questions can call CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800 or email feedback@carnegiehall.org.