Beethoven @ 250 Birthday Bash

Piotr Gajewski, conductor

Sunday, October 25, 2020 · 2:00 pm
Strathmore
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Sponsored by Edward Brinker and Jane Liu

Nurit Bar-Josef, violin
Jonathan Carney, violin

Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in G Major, Op. 40
Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 2 in F Major, Op. 50
Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21

The season opens with a celebration of Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday. Joining National Philharmonic are two of the region’s most esteemed concertmasters, Nurit Bar-Josef, from the National Symphony Orchestra, and Jonathan Carney from the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Also on the program is Beethoven’s first attempt to compose a symphony, which was already breaking new ground.

A special thanks to our 2020-21 Season Sponsors – Jean and Paul Dudek; Ed Grossman and Rochelle Stanfield; Ted Mirecki, NatPhil Board Member; Martha Newman; Doug and Emily Jacobson; and Potter Violins.

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