National Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven at 250:
Symphonies Nos. 6 & 8

Concert Hall

Join Noseda for a program of masterworks beginning with the rapid-fire wit of Beethoven’s Coriolan overture followed by his explosive Eighth Symphony and popular “Pastoral” Symphony.

Jun. 9 - 10, 2020

upcoming dates

  • Tue. Jun. 9, 2020 7p.m.

  • Wed. Jun. 10, 2020 7p.m.

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    $15.00 – $89.00


Symphony No. 8
Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral”

Gianandrea Noseda, conductor

Join Noseda for a program of masterworks beginning with the rapid-fire wit of Beethoven’s Coriolan overture, followed by an explosive musical firecracker: his Eighth Symphony. Beethoven's “Pastoral” Symphony, which features some of the composer’s most memorable melodies. By the end of this heavenly concert, the audience finds itself gently transported to the Viennese countryside.

Beethoven at 250
In honor of Beethoven’s 250th birthday, Gianandrea Noseda leads the Orchestra in a three-week festival of concerts celebrating the composer’s remarkable genius and impact on music. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear all nine of his symphonies—music that resounds as loudly today as it did two centuries ago. All five programs will be recorded for future release.

“There were three artists who changed the world. Of course, there are many, many other great ones, but these actually changed the world: Da Vinci, Dante, and of course, Beethoven.”
—Gianandrea Noseda

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