Oct 21, 2023, 8:00pm EDT
Program Notes & Works
The Spark Catchers
The tingling detail in The Spark Catchers illustrates Kendall's response to a poem about women doing dangerous work in a match factory in the 1880s.
Freedom’s Genuine Dawn
Lee’s BSO co-commissioned Freedom’s Genuine Dawn for narrator and orchestra takes its text from Frederick Douglass’s 1852 abolitionist oration “What to the Slave Is the 4th of July?”
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.
Complete Beethoven Piano Concertos +
Experience a musical and stylistic journey as English pianist Paul Lewis performs all five of Beethoven's piano concertos over three concerts.View All Performances