Beethoven’s Seventh

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Bernhard Gueller

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Concert Information

Performance dates
Featuring
Bernhard Gueller, conductor
Renaud Lapierre, violin
On the program

Dinuk Wijeratne: SESQUIE for Canada’s 150th
Schubert: Fantasy in F minor*
Prokofiev: Concerto no. 2
Beethoven: Symphony no. 7

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Stunning. Epic. Unforgettable. Beethoven’s Seventh is one of the most popular symphonies of all time, and its influence marches on – its sombre second movement anchored the climactic moment of the 2010 Oscar-winning film The King’s Speech. Hear Symphony Nova Scotia perform this breathtaking masterpiece alongside Schubert’s delightful Fantasy and Prokofiev’s colourful and demanding Concerto no. 2, featuring the virtuoso violin chops of our own Renaud Lapierre.

*Please note: the Alderney Landing concert will omit the Schubert and will not have an intermission.

Watch this incredible climactic scene from The King’s Speech, featuring Beethoven’s Seventh.

About the Music

Beethoven himself conducted the premiere performance of his Seventh Symphony in 1813, and it was one of the most successful concerts of his career. The audience’s ovation after the second movement was so enthusiastic, the orchestra played it twice!

Pre-concert chat

Join us for a FREE pre-concert chat at 6:45 pm in the Sculpture Court (just outside the Rebecca Cohn auditorium).

Post-Concert Q&A

Join us for a FREE post-concert Q&A immediately after the concert in the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium.

Ticket info

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