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When:
December 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2018-12-13T19:00:00+00:00
2018-12-13T22:00:00+00:00
Where:
Berwaldhallen
Dag Hammarskj

It was Jonathan Biss himself who commissioned Sally Beamish to write City Stanzas, in which she extracts stanzas from Beethoven?s first piano concerto and places them in a new context: the chaotic and transient urban environment. Beethoven?s Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Majorresides in the borderland between classicist and romantic genius; there are strains of Haydn as well as of Eroica. That Richard Strauss saw himself as a genius, or at least a hero, is evident from his majestic Ein Heldenleben.

Programme:

Beamish: Piano Concerto no. 3 ‘City Stanza’
Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 1
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben