Renaud Lapierre, violin
• Dinuk Wijeratne: YATRA/jaθre – noun (Sanskrit): “spiritual journey” – A “Sesqui” or Sesquicentennial Fanfare
• Mozart: Marriage of Figaro Overture
• Prokofiev: Violin Concerto no. 2
• Beethoven: Symphony no. 7
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 program for this concert has changed. Schubert’s Fantasy in F minor will be replaced by Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro Overture.
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!
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Join us for a FREE post-concert Q&A immediately after the concert in the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium.
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