BSO: Beethoven's Symphony No. 7

Sunday, January 15, 2017, 3pm

The Music Center

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra:
Beethoven's Symphony No. 7

Marin Alsop, conductor
Valentina Peleggi, conductor*
Jonathan Carney, violin

Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio espagnol
Walton: Violin Concerto 
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 

From the vivid first notes of the Capriccio espagnol to the joyous close of Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony, this program is sheer delight. The Capriccio, a feast of Spanish melodies and a showpiece for soloists within the orchestra, introduces newcomer Valentina Peleggi, the current winner of Marin Alsop’s Taki Concordia fellowship. Concertmaster Jonathan Carney takes center stage in Walton’s tempestuous Violin Concerto, shining a light on his virtuosic talents. Beethoven called his Seventh Symphony “one of the happiest products of my poor talents.”

This concert is not presented by Strathmore.

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