Nov 3, 2022, 10:30am EDT
Program Notes & Works
World premiere of orchestral version; BSO commission
Symphony No. 40
An Alpine Symphony
The last of Richard Strauss’s tone poems, An Alpine Symphony musically depicts a mountain-climbing expedition from the composer’s childhood and reflects his “adoration of eternal, glorious nature” as well as the influence of Nietzschean philosophy.
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