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The Life and Times of Beethoven

Saturday

May 02, 2020
11:30 AM

Performance Details

Michael Boudewyns Actor

PROGRAM
Beethoven Symphony No. 5

Professor Nigel Taproot, the affable and learned classical music aficionado, invites you to an original Really Inventive Stuff program for families celebrating Beethoven's 250th birthday, his remarkable age, and four famous notes. Featuring the music of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, with a playful peppering of fascinating facts and timely trivia. (Did you know Washington was president during Beethoven's lifetime? Roller skates were invented, too!) This enlightening performance is a splendid introduction to Beethoven's musical genius. Enhance your family's experience with Pre-Concert Adventures, free for all ticket holders, beginning one hour before the concert.

*This performance is sensory-friendly

Verizon Hall

Due to rapidly evolving developments, and in accordance with the City of Philadelphia’s recommendation that all large gatherings be suspended to limit community transmission of COVID-19, all scheduled Philadelphia Orchestra rehearsals, performances, and events through May 10, 2020, are cancelled. Learn more

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