Press Release of the 2023 Salzburg Festival

Igor Levit will take on the solo piano part
in the concert of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
under the baton of Daniel Barenboim,
stepping in for Martha Argerich
Igor Levit © Felix Broede
(SF, 14 August 2023) To her great regret, Martha Argerich has had to cancel her appearance at the Großes Festspielhaus on 17 August 2023 for health reasons.
The Salzburg festival wishes Martha Argerich a speedy recovery and thanks Igor Levit for taking on the piano part in Beethoven’s First Piano Concerto. Daniel Barenboim conducts the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra. This will be Igor Levit and Daniel Barenboim’s first joint performance at the Salzburg Festival.

Guest Orchestras
Thursday, 17 August, 8:00 pm, Grosses Festspielhaus
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 C-Major Op. 15
Symphony No. 2 D-Major Op. 73

West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Daniel Barenboim
Igor Levit, Piano

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