Symphonic Season 19-20


Violin Concerto and the 3rd Symphony

  • Dates ‎15 and 16 February 2020‎
  • Ticket prices ‎€12 / €34 / €44 / €59‎
  • Hall Hall 1 Pau Casals
  • Cycle Symphonic Season 19-20

The Eroica Symphony marked a ‘before and after’ in orchestral music. The critics of the time ‎did not understand that a symphony could last more than half an hour, that instruments ‎could be used in such a forceful way or that expressive themes could be raised to another ‎level (in fact, this would be the inception of ‘Romanticism’). But time has proved him right ‎and it has become one of the most performed works in history.‎

María Dueñas, from Granada, is a violin prodigy: she has not yet turned 18 but has already showcased ‎her talent on the world’s greatest stages. With the OBC she will perform one of the most important ‎concerts in the repertoire, that of Beethoven, a work par excellence, that contains everything a soloist of ‎her standing needs to take on the challenge: virtuosity, expressiveness, elegance, energy and good ‎taste.‎

BEETHOVEN: Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major, Op. 61‎
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 ‘Eroica’‎

Barcelona Symphony and National Orchestra of Catalonia (OBC)
Jan Willem de Vriend, conductor
María Dueñas, violin

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