Oct 27, 2022, 7:30pm EDT
Program Notes & Works
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat, Opus 73, Emperor
Beethoven brought a bold and singular new voice to Western music, and there is no better example than the Emperor Concerto.
Symphony No. 5
Dmitri Shostakovich responded to threatening criticism in the Soviet press with his dramatic, triumphant Symphony No. 5, completed quickly in spring 1937 and destined for both official acceptance and long-lasting public success.