Be there at The Palladium and hear Edo de Waart and the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra perform one of Beethoven’s towering achievements, the mighty Symphony No. 3, the “Eroica.” Plus, experience the rare opportunity to hear a saxophone as soloist with the ISO.
Behind the Curtain
With Associate Conductor Vince lee
"Beethoven's 'Eroica' is one of the top twenty pieces in terms of popularity. A massive work, Beethoven’s longest symphony other than Symphony No. 9. It's called the 'Eroica,' which means heroic. He wrote the piece with Napolean in mind, but when Napolean declared himself emperor of everything Beethoven was so angry that he scratched it out and dedicated it to someone else. For the rest of his life had very strong words against Napolean."
About Edo de Waart
Edo de Waart is Music Director of both the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. He has previously held posts with the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra and Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra.
About Tim Mcallister
Soprano chair of the renowned PRISM Quartet and internationally-acclaimed soloist, TIMOTHY McALLISTER has been hailed as a “virtuoso…one of the foremost saxophonists of his generation” (The New York Times) known for “wondrous dexterity” (Gramophone Magazine) and a “beautifully rounded tone” (The Ann Arbor News). Since his solo debut at age sixteen with the Houston Civic Symphony, his career has taken him throughout the United States, Australia, Canada, Japan, China, Mexico, France, Slovenia, Switzerland, Great Britain, The Netherlands, Belgium, and Austria.
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