Masterworks 1: Beethoven’s Seventh

Saturday, September 23, 2017 8:00PM
Old Cabell Hall

Masterworks 1: Beethoven’s Seventh
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Performed at Old Cabell Hall, on Grounds at U.Va.

Part of the 2017-2018 Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia season

Beethoven’s Seventh

Benjamin Rous, Conductor
Shawn Earle, Clarinet

ADAMS Short Ride in a Fast Machine
MOZART Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K. 622
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92

Benjamin Rous's appointment as Music Director ushers in an exciting new era for the Charlottesville Symphony. His inaugural program opens with the breathless virtuosity of John Adams' fanfare, Short Ride in a Fast Machine. Principal Clarinet Shawn Earle is featured in Mozart's last completed work, the soulful Clarinet Concerto. And Beethoven fans will revel in his Symphony No. 7, described at various times as "optimistic" and "completely captivating."

Pre-Concert Lecture
Join UVA Associate Professor of Music Richard Will for a Pre-Concert Lecture on Saturday, September 23 at 7:15pm in Maury Hall, Room 209.

For the Saturday night concert, free parking is available in the Central Grounds Parking Garage.

Season subscriptions are on sale now through the Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia Office