BSO: Beethoven Eroica Symphony
Saturday, September 22, 2018, 8pm
The Music Center
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra:
Beethoven Eroica Symphony
Marin Alsop, conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
JOSEPH SCHWANTNER New Morning for the World (Daybreak of Freedom)
RACHMANINOFF Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”
Marin Alsop opens the season with Beethoven’s "Eroica" Symphony, a work that changed the course of music history. Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Joseph Schwantner wrote his New Morning for the World for orchestra and narrator, capturing some of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s most eloquent words. Pianist Garrick Ohlsson returns to play Rachmaninoff’s scintillating Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.
This concert is not presented by Strathmore.
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