Symphonic Season 19-20

BEETHOVEN250 FESTIVAL IV

Violin Concerto and the 3rd Symphony

  • Dates ‎15 and 16 February 2020‎
  • Ticket prices ‎€12 / €34 / €44 / €59‎
  • Hall Hall 1 Pau Casals
  • Cycle Symphonic Season 19-20

Please, notice that on Sunday 16th February the Mitja Marató will take place in Barcelona. Some streets will be shut off and the traffic will be diverted during the morning, so keep it in mind when you travel around the city to attend the concerts.

Starting Time and Place: 8:45 AM. Pg. de Pujades. Finishing Time (Time limit): 11:30 AM

If you need to check which streets are affected please call the urban police: 092. More information at the Mitja Marató website.

The Eroica Symphony marked a ‘before and after’ in orchestral music. The critics of the time ‎did not understand that a symphony could last more than half an hour, that instruments ‎could be used in such a forceful way or that expressive themes could be raised to another ‎level (in fact, this would be the inception of ‘Romanticism’). But time has proved him right ‎and it has become one of the most performed works in history.‎

María Dueñas, from Granada, is a violin prodigy: she has not yet turned 18 but has already showcased ‎her talent on the world’s greatest stages. With the OBC she will perform one of the most important ‎concerts in the repertoire, that of Beethoven, a work par excellence, that contains everything a soloist of ‎her standing needs to take on the challenge: virtuosity, expressiveness, elegance, energy and good ‎taste.‎

BEETHOVEN: Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major, Op. 61‎
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 ‘Eroica’‎

Barcelona Symphony and National Orchestra of Catalonia (OBC)
Jan Willem de Vriend, conductor
María Dueñas, violin

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