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Paul Lewis & OCM
Complete Concerts for piano and orchestra by Beethoven (II)

Description

Warning

Note (04/27/2020): Following the instructions of the Generalitat of Catalunya in relation to the measures of prevention of the coronavirus and in order to contribute to its containment, the Palau de la Música Catalana postpones all concerts and conferences until further notice.

Due to the unavailability to find a new date, therefore this concert has been cancelled.

Attention: People who have bought tickets and wish to get a refund or exchange them for another concert of the Foundation, should contact the box office by email at taquilles@palaumusica.cat

The requests for refund or exchange will be handled as soon as possible. We appreciate your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience caused.

PaulLewisOCM-concerts 25 i 26-5-20

Performers

Paul Lewis, piano
Orquestra Simfònica Camera Musicae
Tomàs Grau, conductor

Program

L. VAN BEETHOVEN: Concert for piano and orchestra no. 1, Do major, op. 15
L. VAN BEETHOVEN: Concert for piano and orchestra no. 5, Mi b major, op. 73, "Emperor"

Details

Listen to a retrospective

Observing the stylistic evolution of one of the greatest composers in the history of music is a great opportunity. Following in the footsteps of Mozart, who had opened the way to a new relationship between soloist and orchestra by distributing the virtuosity between them, Beethoven wrote his first concert at 17 years of age and the last at 41. In the course of his lifetime time he maintained some characteristics (they all have three movements, the first is fast in the form of Allegro de sonata, the second is slow and the third is fast in the form of Rondeau) but introduced important novelties that demonstrated his maturity as a composer and as a pianist.

Listening to the numbers 2, 3 and 4 in the first session, and 1 and 5 in the second session will allow us to keep track of the following elements as they progress chronologically: the increase in orchestral strength, the dynamic contrasts and the use of all the extension of the piano; number 3 is the only one in a minor mode and in which he refers expressly to Mozart using a theme of his 24th  Concerto; number 4 is the first in which the piano, instead of the orchestra, introduces the themes of the first movement, and number 5, subtitled "Emperor" by its English publisher is, effectively, a concerto that is well above those of its contemporaries.

Information and tickets

Dates and tickets

  • 26 May 2020
    Tue
    20:00 h
    Concert Hall
    Cancelled

Production information

Prices:de 18 a 56 €
Organized by:Orquestra Simfònica Camera Musicae and Fund.Orfeó Català-Palau de la Música

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