Part of the Harmony from Discord concert series
Soloist: Amit Peled, cello
This year’s Harmony from Discord concert features a moving piece composed by by 4-time Emmy nominee, Sharon Farber. Ms Farber was inspired by the courageous and inspirational life of Holocaust survivor Curt Lowens, who helped save ~150 Jewish children as part of the Dutch Resistance. The WSO is very pleased that she will be in attendance for this performance of her work.
Sometimes called “Jacqueline du Pré in a farmer’s body,” soloist Amit Peled often surprises audiences with the ways he breaks down barriers between performers and the public, making classical music more accessible to wider audiences.
We close with one of Beethoven’s most iconic works, Eroica, or Heroic. This work was originally dedicated to and named after Napoleon, but upon hearing that Napoleon had declared himself Emperor, Beethoven went into a rage and renamed the work Eroica.
- Bestemming: Concerto for Cello, Orchestra, and Narrator – Sharon Farber
- Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55 (Eroica) – Ludwig van Beethoven
With special thanks to Harmony from Discord project sponsors Carol & David Robinson
A pre-concert lecture about the repertoire by Dr. Ryan Dudenbostel starts at 2:15. Admission is free; but these are very popular, and fill fast!
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