Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor | Barry Douglas, piano
Beethoven – Leonore Overture No. 3
Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 1
Beethoven – Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”
It’s Beethoven’s 250th birthday in 2020, and we’re throwing a musical celebration! Put on your party clothes, and get ready to enjoy some of the most remarkable music ever written in the history of humankind. From its opening notes, Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony is a work of ambition, energy and heroic proportions — a piece so paradigm-shifting that listeners didn’t even know what to make of it in Beethoven’s day. Experience this landmark symphony in all its epic grandeur with your GRAMMY®-winning Nashville Symphony in the stunning setting of Schermerhorn Symphony Center.
World-renowned Irish pianist Barry Douglas joins the orchestra for Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1, a groundbreaking piece in its own right, overflowing with lyrical passages, striking contrasts and music so enthralling you’ll be on your feet.
Celebrate Beethoven’s birthday with complimentary pastries from Café Intermezzo before the show in the Main Lobby!
Arrive early; while supplies last.
Come early and learn more about the music at our Classical Conversations with Maestro Giancarlo Guerrero, taking place one hour before the concert in the Balcony Lobby.
Following the concert on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening, Maestro Guerrero will lead an informal Q&A at the back of the concert hall, on the Orchestra Level. Please note that the Q&A will not take place following the Sunday, February 23, performance.
The Schermerhorn box office will open at 11:00am on Sunday, February 23. Questions? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org