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Beethoven’s Violin Concerto
October 4, 2018 @ 8:00 am - October 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Beethoven – Violin Concerto
John Adams – Harmonielehre Live Recording
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor | James Ehnes, violinBeethoven’s Violin Concerto has been called “one of the most beautiful and beloved of all concertos.” Overflowing with sweetly singing melodies presented against a spectacular orchestral backdrop, this piece offers yet another view into Beethoven’s singular genius. To be recorded live for a forthcoming release, John Adams’ Harmonielehre is a landmark in its own right, a powerhouse showcase for the orchestra that draws equally on 19th century Romanticism and 20th century minimalism to create work celebrated as “rapturous” and “incandescent” by The New York Times.