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CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Saturday, March 2, 2019 8 PM Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
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Ádám Fischer by Szilvia Csibi
Beethoven’s heroic music frames a Bartók work influenced by Debussy. Bartók’s sensibilities changed after a visit to Paris, absorbing the lushness of French music while also adding accents of folk music. The courageous protagonists of Beethoven’s opera Leonore—later renamed Fidelio—are depicted in a rousing overture that features themes from the opera. His brawny Third Symphony, the “Eroica,” is grandly scaled and boldly opens the door to a new age with its muscular depiction of an unnamed hero.

Part of: The Classics: Mozart and Beethoven and Carnegie Classics

Performers

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Ádám Fischer, Conductor

Program

BEETHOVEN Leonore Overture No. 3
BARTÓK Two Pictures
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3, "Eroica"

Major support for this concert is provided by the Audrey Love Charitable Foundation.

The Vienna Philharmonic Residency at Carnegie Hall is made possible by a leadership gift from the Mercedes T. Bass Charitable Corporation.

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