On Feb. 27, Rafał Blechacz appeared at Tonhalle Zürich, to play Beethoven's 2nd piano concerto with Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich; conductor: Michael Sanderling, replacing David Zinman. He'll perform with the Orchestra five times until early in March.
"Rafał Blechacz played Beethoven's No. 2 with Tonhalle Zurich Orchestra under Michael Sanderling tonight. Excellent performance! Rafał was very enthusiastically received by the audience with a huge ovation and loud trampling with feet. To this enthusiasm Rafał responded by playing two encores."