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SCO: Beethoven ‘The Eroica’

19 Apr 2016, 7:30pm
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Escaich: Baroque Song (16′)

Haydn: Cello Concerto in D (25′)

Beethoven: Symphony No 3 ‘Eroica’ (47′)

 

Alexander Bloch – Conductor

Jean-Guihen Queyras – Cello

 

The ‘Eroica’/ The Symphony that changed the musical world, casting aside the familiar forms of Haydn and Mozart and announcing the beginning of the Romantic age with the most expansive and heroic sounds the world had yet heard. Be inspired, energised and discover the transformational nature of this seminal work.

Before this, relish Haydn’s supremely assured Cello Concerto, played by the virtuosic soloist Jean-Guihen Queyras.