Oxford Beethoven Festival: Symphony & Concerto Cycle III

Thursday, 13 February 2020 - 19:30
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Venue

Sheldonian Theatre

About the event

BEETHOVEN        

Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37 

Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92

Marios Papadopoulos piano/conductor

The seventh is Beethoven’s most fascinating symphony – a work whose new vision of rhythm’s relationship with harmony produced the most physical, compelling music that had ever been created. Beethoven wasn’t just exploring new techniques, he was giving voice to a wave of joy that had swept into his life and filled him with determination and optimism. Before it, Marios Papadopoulos directs Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 from the keyboard, in which dark drama and brute force give way to the sort of lyricism only this composer could produce.  

Pre-concert Recital 18:30

Young Artists' Platform
A chance to hear talented young musicians
Free admission

The concert is scheduled to end at approximately 21:40

Supported by Simon and Alison Ryde

Tickets: £45.00 £35.00 £25.00 £15.00

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