Beethoven's Eroica

Friday 25 October,20:00
Zuiderstrandtheater, The Hague

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Nothing Beats Beethoven

A special occasion: Maestro Richard Egarr’s first concert in his role as our principal guest conductor. For this performance, Egarr – Beethoven interpreter par excellence – takes the heroic Symphony No. 3 to his music stand. The composer dedicated the work, which was to go down in history as the first true piece of Romantic music, to his great hero Napoleon, a gesture that he later cancelled out with one angry pen stroke.

“Conductor Richard Egarr tickled the orchestra members with energetic, unruly Beethoven” – VOLKSKRANT

A complete evening!
Tickets include wardrobe, coffee/tea and a drink during the intermission.

Start your concert with the Starter
This concert is preceded by the Starter. A lively, informal program, full of live performances by our own musicians, as well as interviews with soloists and conductors. The Starter takes place in the Haven Foyer on the first floor, is free of charge and starts at 19.15..

About this concert

Richard Egarr, conductor
Barbara Kozelj, mezzo-soprano

Felix Cheung – When Net Splashes
Mendelssohn – Overture, Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
Elgar – Sea Pictures
Beethoven – Symphony No. 3 ‘Eroica’

€26 / €33 / €38 / €47

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