Saturday, December 15, 2012

BSO — 2012/12/15-16

This week's Boston Symphony rebroadcasts on Classical New England are as follows:
[quote]Saturday, Dec. 15, and Sunday, Dec. 16
Celebrate Beethoven!Beethoven name on proscenium at Symphony Hall
For the anniversary of the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven, CNE brings you two BSO encore performances of music by the composer whose name sits above the stage at Symphony Hall.

Michelle DeYoungOn Saturdy at 7pm, mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung is joined by soprano Christine Brewer, tenor Simon O'Neill, and bass Eric Owens for Beethoven's Missa Solemnis, with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and conductor John Oliver.

Christoph von Dohnanyi
Then, on Sunday at 1pm, Christoph von Dohnanyi leads the BSO in the Tanglewood Opening Night program of 2012, with an All-Beethoven concert that includes the Leonore Overture No. 3, the Symphony No. 6, "Pastoral," and the Symphony No. 5, a program that re-creates the BSO's first concert at Tanglewood.[/quote]

Their BSO page has links to background material.

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