Anne-Sophie Mutter performs Beethoven's groundbreaking Violin Concerto, a masterpiece that set the stage for the large-scale concertos of the Romantic era and beyond. Prokofiev's moving Fifth Symphony thrills with its vivid orchestral colors and energy. Get tickets.
A groundbreaking concerto performed by a virtuoso superstar and a powerful war-time symphony provide high-voltage excitement. Beethoven’s concerto’s challenging solo part, rich orchestration, and breadth of expression was revolutionary for its time and provided a blueprint for the large-scale concertos of the Romantic era and beyond. Prokofiev’s symphony, written in 1944, is an audience favorite that has vivid orchestral colors, high drama, and kinetic energy. A moving work, Prokofiev called it “a symphony of the grandeur of the human spirit.”