Oxford Beethoven Festival: Symphony & Concerto Cycle V - CANCELLED

Thursday, 19 November 2020 - 19:30
Oxford Beethoven Festival: Symphony & Concerto Cycle V - CANCELLED

Venue

Sheldonian Theatre

About the event

It is with great regret that this concert has had to be cancelled. We sincerely apologise for the disappointment this will cause our audiences but hope you will understand that the decision to cancel has the primary aim of ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of our artists, musicians, staff, audiences and the community at large.

BEETHOVEN

Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93

Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 19

Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, ‘Pastoral’

Marios Papadopoulos piano/conductor

Beethoven beyond the stereotypes. The composer loved to perform the second of his piano concertos, not to position himself as the conquering hero but to revel in the colour, imagination and reactivity of pure music and all its possibilities. Here, with Marios Papadopoulos directing from the piano, that work forms the centerpiece in a concert whose two symphonies see Beethoven in a similarly amiable mood. The composer’s sixth is a premonition of the worlds of Mahler and Sibelius in its view of nature as man’s salvation. His eighth is simply a joy from start to end.

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 22.00

Tickets: £45.00 £35.00 £25.00 £15.00

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