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Beethoven. Symphony no. 9

Anima Eterna Brugge

orchestral
Sat 24 Feb 2018 20.00
start 20.00
expected end time 21.55

Exactly 10 years after their touchstone recording of Beethoven's complete symphonies on period instruments, Jos van Immerseel and Anima Eterna zoom in on what many consider to be the cornerstone and showpiece of Beethoven’s orchestral oeuvre: his masterly Ninth. Completed in 1824, and blessed with even more monumental dimensions than its predecessors, this consummately crafted cathedral voices the birth of triumph from upheaval, and the journey of the soul from introspection to jubilation. Its legendarily tough score is brimming with technical challenges. With the addition of Schiller's Ode to Joy – this evening performed by a dream choir with ditto soloists - this work easily surpasses all boundaries. Prepare to be fully immersed: as an opener to this evening, born storyteller Pieter Bergé offers insight and explanation, all backed up by the necessary live musical examples.

programme

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Beethoven Close-up: lecture-performance, with live musical examples
Symphony no. 9 in D minor, opus 125

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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Beethoven Close-up: lecture-performance, with live musical examples
Symphony...

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performers

Anima Eterna Brugge: orchestra
Collegium Vocale Gent: choir
Korneel Bernolet: conductor
Yeree Suh: soprano
Isabelle Rejall: mezzo-soprano
Markus Schäfer: tenor
Thomas Bauer: bass
Pieter Bergé: introduction

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Anima Eterna Brugge: orchestra
Collegium Vocale Gent: choir
Korneel Bernolet: conductor
Yeree Suh: soprano
Isa...

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Sat 24 Feb 2018 20.00
start 20.00
expected end time 21.55

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