beethoven

Detroit Symphony Orchestra – Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony

Detroit Symphony Orchestra – Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony

CONOR BROWN – World Premiere

BARBER – Piano Concerto

BEETHOVEN – Symphony 3

Leonard Slatkin’s 10th Season as DSO Music Director opens with Beethoven’s transformational 3rd Symphony, a work that would redefine the scope of what a symphony could be, and called the “Eroica” for its wide range of emotion. Pianist Olga Kern returns to perform Barber’s Piano Concerto, a famously challenging work that was made humanly possible to play only after a timely intervention by the mighty Vladimir Horowitz.

This program will be live webcast Saturday, October 14
at 8:00 pm EDT (GMT-4) on dso.org/live+ add to my calendar

Detroit Symphony Orchestra – Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony

Detroit Symphony Orchestra – Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony

CONOR BROWN – World Premiere

BARBER – Piano Concerto

BEETHOVEN – Symphony 3

Leonard Slatkin’s 10th Season as DSO Music Director opens with Beethoven’s transformational 3rd Symphony, a work that would redefine the scope of what a symphony could be, and called the “Eroica” for its wide range of emotion. Pianist Olga Kern returns to perform Barber’s Piano Concerto, a famously challenging work that was made humanly possible to play only after a timely intervention by the mighty Vladimir Horowitz.

This program will be live webcast Saturday, October 14
at 8:00 pm EDT (GMT-4) on dso.org/live+ add to my calendar

Detroit Symphony Orchestra – Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony

Detroit Symphony Orchestra – Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony

CONOR BROWN – World Premiere

BARBER – Piano Concerto

BEETHOVEN – Symphony 3

Leonard Slatkin’s 10th Season as DSO Music Director opens with Beethoven’s transformational 3rd Symphony, a work that would redefine the scope of what a symphony could be, and called the “Eroica” for its wide range of emotion. Pianist Olga Kern returns to perform Barber’s Piano Concerto, a famously challenging work that was made humanly possible to play only after a timely intervention by the mighty Vladimir Horowitz.

This program will be live webcast Saturday, October 14
at 8:00 pm EDT (GMT-4) on dso.org/live+ add to my calendar

DSO – Heroes Benefit Concert

DSO – Heroes Benefit Concert

Artists
Michelle Merrill, conductor
John Kimura Parker, piano
Wei Yu, cello

Program
BLOCH From Jewish Life, No. 1, “Prayer”
BEETHOVEN Allegretto scherzando from Symphony No. 8
BRAHMS Academic Festival Overture
DVOŘÁK Adagio – Allegro molto from Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”
BERNSTEIN “Times Square: 1944” from Three Dance Episodes from On the Town
GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue

Radio ReBroadcast – DMSO – Season Debut – Beethoven’s Ode to Joy!

Radio ReBroadcast – DMSO – Season Debut – Beethoven’s Ode to Joy!

Iowa Public Radio Broadcast – Symphonies of Iowa – DMSO Season Debut – Beethoven’s Ode to Joy – Recorded 9/24-25/2016

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ROSSINI  William Tell Overture
J.S. BACH  Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
BEETHOVEN  Symphony No. 9, “Choral – An Ode to Joy”

Joseph Giunta and the Des Moines Symphony open our 79th season with Rossini’s galloping William Tell Overture and Bach’s dazzling Brandenburg Concerto No. 5. Finally, the Symphony is joined onstage by three choirs for Beethoven’s landmarkNinth Symphony. No other composition is more instantly recognizable than Beethoven’s inspiring masterpiece. You’ll be swept off your feet as the Symphony is joined by 200 soaring voices in this joyful anthem for humanity.

Radio ReBroadcast – DMSO – Season Debut – Beethoven’s Ode to Joy!

Radio ReBroadcast – DMSO – Season Debut – Beethoven’s Ode to Joy!

Iowa Public Radio Broadcast – Symphonies of Iowa – DMSO Season Debut – Beethoven’s Ode to Joy – Recorded 9/24-25/2016

On your computer?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN (link at the top of the page)

On a mobile device? CLICK HERE to download the Public Radio Player App

ROSSINI  William Tell Overture
J.S. BACH  Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
BEETHOVEN  Symphony No. 9, “Choral – An Ode to Joy”

Joseph Giunta and the Des Moines Symphony open our 79th season with Rossini’s galloping William Tell Overture and Bach’s dazzling Brandenburg Concerto No. 5. Finally, the Symphony is joined onstage by three choirs for Beethoven’s landmarkNinth Symphony. No other composition is more instantly recognizable than Beethoven’s inspiring masterpiece. You’ll be swept off your feet as the Symphony is joined by 200 soaring voices in this joyful anthem for humanity.

QCSO – Heroic Mississippi

QCSO – Heroic Mississippi

R. STRAUSS – Don Juan Op. 20
MICHAEL DAUGHERTY – Reflections on the Mississippi
BEETHOVEN – Symphony #3 (Eroica)

Mark Russell Smith CONDUCTOR
Steve Campbell TUBA

A River Journey can be intriguing, sweeping, dramatic, romantic, bold, and thoroughly unexpected.  In our 102nd year – in a community defined by a river – the Quad City Symphony Orchestra will embark on a watery foray exploring rivers around the world through their expressive musical depictions.

Our river adventure begins right at home in Reflections on the Mississippi, the startling and evocative tuba concerto by Iowa’s own Michael Daugherty and featuring Minnesota Orchestra’s Steve Campbell. Our season opener begins with the swashbuckling audience favorite Richard Strauss’ Don Juan, and concludes with Beethoven’s Symphony #3, Eroica.

QCSO – Heroic Mississippi

QCSO – Heroic Mississippi

R. STRAUSS – Don Juan Op. 20
MICHAEL DAUGHERTY – Reflections on the Mississippi
BEETHOVEN – Symphony #3 (Eroica)

Mark Russell Smith CONDUCTOR
Steve Campbell TUBA

A River Journey can be intriguing, sweeping, dramatic, romantic, bold, and thoroughly unexpected.  In our 102nd year – in a community defined by a river – the Quad City Symphony Orchestra will embark on a watery foray exploring rivers around the world through their expressive musical depictions.

Our river adventure begins right at home in Reflections on the Mississippi, the startling and evocative tuba concerto by Iowa’s own Michael Daugherty and featuring Minnesota Orchestra’s Steve Campbell. Our season opener begins with the swashbuckling audience favorite Richard Strauss’ Don Juan, and concludes with Beethoven’s Symphony #3, Eroica.

DMSO – Season Debut – Beethoven’s Ode to Joy!

DMSO – Season Debut – Beethoven’s Ode to Joy!

ROSSINI  William Tell Overture
J.S. BACH  Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
BEETHOVEN  Symphony No. 9, “Choral – An Ode to Joy”

Joseph Giunta and the Des Moines Symphony open our 79th season with Rossini’s galloping William Tell Overture and Bach’s dazzling Brandenburg Concerto No. 5. Finally, the Symphony is joined onstage by three choirs for Beethoven’s landmarkNinth Symphony. No other composition is more instantly recognizable than Beethoven’s inspiring masterpiece. You’ll be swept off your feet as the Symphony is joined by 200 soaring voices in this joyful anthem for humanity.

DMSO – Season Debut – Beethoven’s Ode to Joy!

DMSO – Season Debut – Beethoven’s Ode to Joy!

ROSSINI  William Tell Overture
J.S. BACH  Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
BEETHOVEN  Symphony No. 9, “Choral – An Ode to Joy”

Joseph Giunta and the Des Moines Symphony open our 79th season with Rossini’s galloping William Tell Overture and Bach’s dazzling Brandenburg Concerto No. 5. Finally, the Symphony is joined onstage by three choirs for Beethoven’s landmarkNinth Symphony. No other composition is more instantly recognizable than Beethoven’s inspiring masterpiece. You’ll be swept off your feet as the Symphony is joined by 200 soaring voices in this joyful anthem for humanity.