Symphonic Season 19-20


A concert from 1814‎

  • Dates ‎24, 25 and 26 January 2020‎
  • Ticket prices ‎€12 / €34 / €44 / €59‎
  • Hall Hall 1 Pau Casals
  • Cycle Symphonic Season 19-20

The OBC joins the events commemorating the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth, ‎offering five programmes with fifteen works by the Bonn composer.‎

The first programme, under the baton of the great expert in music from the Classical period ‎and principal guest conductor of the OBC, Jan Willem de Vriend, is a recreation of the concert ‎performed by Beethoven himself at the Imperial Palace of Vienna on 27 February 1814: the ‎premiere of the fresh and light-hearted Eighth Symphony and the performance of three ‎portfolio works. Firstly, the Seventh Symphony (which premiered with great success two ‎months earlier), followed by a vocal trio composed at the time he was receiving classes from ‎the legendary Antonio Salieri and, finally, the spectacular Victory Symphony - including ‎cannon shots and bell peals - which overshadowed the performance of the rest of the ‎programme.‎

Barcelona Symphony and National Orchestra of Catalonia (OBC)
Jan Willem de Vriend, conductor
Mercedes Gancedo, soprano
Marc Sala, tenor
Riccardo Certi, bass

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