Beethoven’s Fifth is a symphony par excellence. An essential work in which we discover new twists, new nuances and new sensations each time we hear it. Kazushi Ono had not yet offered us this symphony, but he now takes advantage of this Beethoven festival to perform it with the OBC. It begins with the four most famous notes in the history of music and accompanies us for half an hour along new musical avenues that only a genius like Beethoven knew how to open. Carry on reading
The programme also features a very difficult and moving concert scene for soprano and orchestra, and with the heroic overture inspired by the story of the Roman general Coriolanus. Another highlight of the programme is the Barcelona premiere of the Beethoven-inspired work commissioned by the OBC to Hèctor Parra, together with the Cologne Philharmonic Orchestra.