Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conductor
Mozart Overture to The Magic Flute
Bates Undistant (United States premiere)
Beethoven Symphony No. 2
Immerse yourself in three captivating pieces that celebrate the magic of late spring giving way to summer. Yannick and the Orchestra begin the evening with Mozart’s bewitching Overture to The Magic Flute and Mason Bates’s Undistant.
Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 captures the power of art to lift the human spirit. As the composer struggled with the loss of his hearing, his dedication to art fueled his drive to continue making music. The Symphony No. 2 looks back to Haydn and Mozart, but Beethoven infused it with dashes of rowdy humor and a Romantic sensibility—particularly the poetic slow movement—that are among his hallmarks.
This program runs approximately 1 hour and will be performed without an intermission.
Please note: All Digital Stage events begin with a performance premiere, streaming in real time. Following the performance premiere, the concert will be available for ticket holders to watch on demand for one week.
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