The Fort Collins Symphony (FCS), below the baton of Maestro Wes Kenney, presents an all-Beethoven Summer season Competition at 7 pm on Friday, August 12 on the Timberline Church Auditorium (2908 S. Timberline Highway, Fort Collins). Internationally famend pianist David Korevaar joins the FCS to carry out Beethoven’s Concerto No. four.
One of many best musical geniuses of all time, Ludwig van Beethoven modified the course of music historical past and impressed later composers reminiscent of Leonard Bernstein and John Williams. The FCS celebrates him this summer season by decoding three of his nice works:
- the Coriolanus Overture tells the story of Coriolanus, a Roman basic who was exiled and betrayed his folks by main an enemy military to their gates. This stormy overture evokes the drama of the story with dizzying textures, thrilling contrasts, and fiery explosions of sound.
- Solo pianist David Korevaar joins the FCS to carry out Beethoven’s Concerto No. four, one of many composer’s most refined and evocative works. The well-known second motion evokes the story of Orpheus within the Underworld, during which the monsters of the Underworld are calmed by Orpheus’ enchanting music.
- Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 is a curler coaster of feelings, from worry and aching disappointment to vibrant pleasure and aid. The second motion is commonly utilized in films to focus on moments of nice significance, as in “Mr. Holland’s Opus” and “The King’s Speech”.
Visitor pianist David Korevaar is introduced by the Washington Publish for his “splendidly heat, versatile and spontaneous contact”. The award-winning pianist is in demand as a soloist, chamber musician, and collaborator. He has carried out in america, Europe, Asia, and Central and South America. Balancing an energetic efficiency program with the calls for of educating himself on the College of Colorado, Korevaar is a distinguished professor within the Faculty of Music and holds the Peter and Helen Weil Scholarship in piano. He earned his Bachelor’s, Grasp’s, and Physician of Musical Arts levels from the Juilliard Faculty.
Tickets are $32 per grownup and $12 per scholar/little one. They’re out there by means of the Lincoln Heart Field Workplace at LCTix.com, by calling 970-221-6730, or on the door. Open seats.
Beethoven’s Summer season Competition is sponsored by the Metropolis of Fort Collins Fort Fund, Colorado Artistic Industries, Dr. David and Alison Dennis, Lyric Theatre, Nationwide Endowment for the Arts, Prairie Improvement Company, Dr. Ed Siegel, Dr. Peter Springberg, and Janet Kowall. Media sponsors are KRFC 88.9 FM Radio Fort Collins and KUNC 91.5 FM Radio NPR.