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London Philharmonic Orchestra: The undiscovered Beethoven

When
Saturday April 4, 2020 at 19:30
Where
Royal Festival Hall, London
Tickets
£46-£14, premium seats £65
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  1. Overture, from König Stephan Op 117 - Ludwig van Beethoven
  2. Grosse Fuge Op 133 - Ludwig van Beethoven
  3. Ah, perfido, scene and aria, for soprano and orchestra Op 65 - Ludwig van Beethoven
  4. Cantata on the death of Emperor Joseph II WoO 87 - Ludwig van Beethoven

The heavens themselves blaze forth the death of princes, but to the young Beethoven, Emperor Joseph II was more than just a monarch. He was liberty’s champion; the herald of a new dawn. Unperformed in the composer’s lifetime, Beethoven’s Cantata is a startlingly powerful meditation on mortality and enlightenment, and a mirror to his heaven-storming Grosse Fuge – in Stravinsky’s words, ‘an absolutely contemporary piece of music that will be contemporary forever’. This is Beethoven the radical, the visionary, the eternally young, and Vladimir Jurowski opens the evening with the jubilant King Stephen Overture.


Venue
Royal Festival Hall
Belvedere Road
London
London
SE1 8XX
England
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