Welcome Back Maestro Litton

February 4 – 5, 2022

Thursday, February 3rd Performance Cancelled
Unfortunately, due to inclement weather conditions in Dallas and the impact on travel, we are cancelling tonight’s concert. You may exchange your tickets for a future concert, including the Friday or Saturday performance of Welcome Back Maestro Litton, donate your tickets or request a refund by logging in to your account here.


TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1

Former DSO Music Director Andrew Litton and pianist Stephen Hough, who recorded the entire series of the Rachmaninoff Piano Concertos with the DSO, reunite at the Meyerson this season. Maestro Litton (DSO Music Director 1994-2006) conducts Rachmaninoff’s Second Symphony, a romantic orchestral juggernaut containing suspenseful melodic lyricism, a vibrant-scherzo, tear-jerking slow movement and a festive finale of epic proportion.

We open the performance of All-Russian repertoire with pianist Stephen Hough, who “can power through man-eating Liszt and Tchaikovsky concerti with the best of them, but for Hough, God is mostly in the details – the beautifully articulated inner voices, the crystalline clarity of lyrical passages, the precision of the pedal … he radiates a higher sense of purpose.” – Vanity Fair

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Your safety, and the safety of our musicians, guest artists and staff continue to be our top priorities. We are currently requiring proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test within 48 hours of your performance date, and masks are required at all times in the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, regardless of vaccination status. For more information on our enhanced safety protocols, please visit here.

Andrew Litton


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Stephen Hough


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