Toronto Symphony Orchestra | Gimeno Conducts Beethoven 5
March 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
One event on March 23, 2023 at 8:00 pm
One event on March 24, 2023 at 8:00 pm
The most famous four notes in music usher in a towering masterpiece for the ages in Beethoven’s timeless and immortal Fifth Symphony. Intrepid Canadian cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras reveals the brooding, introspective beauty of Schumann’s concerto, then invites us on an adventure into the avant-garde with music of Ligeti. Two contemporary works round out the program: a world-première Celebration Prelude from Canadian Brian Harman; and Iranian-Canadian composer Iman Habibi’s Jeder Baum spricht (Every Tree Speaks), a musical meditation on climate change inspired by Beethoven’s love of nature.
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