Beethoven's 250th Birthday Celebration


Sunday, May 17, 2020 3:00PM

Beethoven's 250th Birthday Celebration
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Santa Barbara Symphony Presents
Beethoven’s 250th Birthday Celebration

Nir Kabaretti, Conductor
Alessio Bax, Piano
Joélle Harvey, Soprano
Nina Yoshida Nelsen, Mezzo-soprano
John Matthew Myers, Tenor
Stephen Morscheck, Bass
Santa Barbara Choral Society & Quire of Voyces

The Symphony closes the season with a celebratory tribute to Ludwig van Beethoven, an artist who is arguably the defining figure in the history of Western music. Inspired by Beethoven’s epic benefit concert of December 1808, which saw premieres of his Fourth Piano Concerto and Choral Fantasy, this program will also include his C major Mass in all its glory. Join Maestro Kabaretti and the Santa Barbara Symphony as they combine forces with pianist Alessio Bax, four talented vocal soloists, the Santa Barbara Choral Society and Quire of Voyces for an unforgettable 250th.

Pre-concert lectures start one hour before show time!

PROGRAM:
Beethoven: Mass in C major, Op. 86
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
Beethoven: Fantasia in C minor, Op. 80, “Choral Fantasy”

Generously sponsored by:
Sarah and Roger Chrisman, Principal Sponsor
Daniel and Mandy Hochman, Principal Sponsor
Brooks and Kate Firestone, Artist Sponsor
Dr. Robert W. Weinman, Selection Sponsor
Arthur Swalley and Arlington Financial Advisors, Selection Sponsor


Subscription packages are available through the Santa Barbara Symphony website or by calling (805) 898-9386.