Friday, November 1 - Saturday, November 2 at the Pabst Theater
Music Director Ken-David Masur conducts a program bookended by Beethoven, opening with his First Symphony, which made an immediate splash and changed the symphony genre forever. And closing with his Second Symphony – a work of cheer and sunlight — surprising, considering that Beethoven was beginning to lament his loss of hearing. In the middle is Schumann’s Konzertstück is a special treat, rarely performed and riddled with challenges for the entire horn section — Schumann was excited to compose for horns with valves, an innovation in his time.
8:00p on Friday, November 1
8:00p on Saturday, November 2
Symphony No. 1 in C major, Opus 21
Conzertstück in F for Four Horns and Orchestra, Opus 86
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Opus 36