29 January 2015, L'Auditori de Barcelona
Beethoven was just putting the finishing touches to his Third Symphony when his hero, Napoleon, declared himself ‘emperor’ and so, in Beethoven’s eyes, became ‘just another tyrant’ – Napoleon’s front page dedication was duly scored out and instead, ‘Eroica’ put in its place. The symphony itself is fuelled with drama, with brutal sforzandos rammed... read more
Thursday 29 Jan 2015, 8.30pm
Barcelona: Schuldt conducts Beethoven
L'Auditori de Barcelona, Barcelona
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