Beethoven 2020 Celebration: Beethoven's Third Symphony and the Triple Concerto

The ISO honors the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth by holding a celebration that will span a whole year, conducted only by Music Director Krzysztof Urbański. Beethoven forever changed the landscape of classical music, and to recognize that legacy, the ISO commissioned nine composers to write new pieces to be paired with each of the nine Beethoven symphonies. The celebration begins in January with three weekends dedicated to the first give Beethoven symphonies and other well-known works. The 2019–20 season comes to a close with all five Piano Concertos and Missa Solemnis, before the remaining four symphonies are performed in the fall of 2020

The earth-shaking openings of Beethoven's Third Symphony mark the beginning of the second half of his career and a shift in the history of music itself. The technically challenging piece forced his contemporaries to rethink their definition of a symphony. Principal Cello Austin Huntington along with Dejan Lazić and violinist Benjamin Schmid tackle Beethoven's Triple Concerto.


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This performance is at the historic Hilbert Circle Theatre. Doors will open one hour before the performance.

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Beethoven

Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major

Beethoven

Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano in C Major

Dejan Lazić

Commission

Krzysztof Urbański

Conductor

Dejan Lazić

Piano

Austin Hungtington

Cello

Benjamin Schmid

Violin

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