Michael Francis, conductor
Natasha Paremski, piano
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3, “Scottish”
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PAINTINGS REFERENCED FOR MENDELSSOHN:
Movement I: The Ruins of Holyrood Chapel
Movement II: Scottish Highland Games
Movement III: Oath of the Horatii
Movement IV: Battle of Bannockburn
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From the first note, Beethoven's Emperor Concerto is heroic, magical and touching, composed when he was profoundly deaf. Listen deeper to this famous piano concerto and Mendelssohn's Scottish Symphony with Music Director Michael Francis and General Manager Ed Parsons. Click here to watch.
PRINTABLE PROGRAM NOTES
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