Programs have been announced for the pre-subscription-season, three-concert Beethoven Festival to be played by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, under guest conductor Kurt Sanderling, in the Wiltern Theatre, Oct. 5, 10 and 11.
At those programs, German pianist Peter Roesel, making his West Coast debut, will play Beethoven's five piano concertos.
For the opening concert, Oct. 5, Roesel will offer the Concertos in B-flat (No. 2) and C minor (No. 3), on a program beginning with the "Egmont" Overture. At the Oct. 10 program, Roesel will play the "Emperor" Concerto, and Sanderling will lead the Philharmonic in the "Prometheus" Overture and Symphony No. 8. For the final concert, Oct. 11, Roesel will play the Concertos Nos. 1 and 4, and the orchestra will begin with the "Coriolan" Overture.
All three concerts begin at 8 p.m.
For information: (213) 480-3232.