Kick off NWS’ 29th anniversary year with this blockbuster program led by MTT. Johannes Brahms’ masterful reworking of Haydn’s regal Saint Anthony’s Chorale highlights his signature Romantic harmonies and lush symphonic colors. World-renowned pianist Emanuel Ax returns for two extraordinary concertos. The drama found in Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto is fit for the stage, foreshadowing his operatic masterpieces to come, and continues with Arnold Schoenberg’s own Piano Concerto, with its demanding precision and rhythmic force. Join in on the hijinks of classical music’s most beloved troublemaker, Till Eulenspiegel, in Richard Strauss’ dazzling iconic tone poem.