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Oxford Beethoven Festival: Symphony & Concerto Cycle VI

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BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 60 Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 73, ‘Emperor’ Marios Papadopoulos piano/conductor Few works communicate just how significant and pivotal a cultural figure Beethoven was like the ‘Emperor’ piano concerto, every bit deserving of its title. This unprecedented ‘grand concerto’ would explode the …

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Oxford Beethoven Festival: Symphony & Concerto Cycle VII

Sheldonian Theatre Oxford

BEETHOVEN Christus am Ölberge, Op. 85 Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61 Eleanor Dennis soprano Ian Bostridge tenor David Soar bass The Choir of Keble College Anne-Sophie Mutter violin Marios Papadopoulos conductor Anne-Sophie Mutter returns to the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra and brings to our Beethoven celebrations one of the composer’s most joyous, lyrical works …

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Oxford Beethoven Festival: Symphony & Concerto Cycle VIII

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BEETHOVEN Fantasia in C minor, Op. 80, ‘Choral Fantasy’ Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125, ‘Choral’ Claire Rutter soprano Angela Simkin mezzo-soprano Toby Spence tenor David Shipley bass Philharmonischer Chor der Stadt Bonn Paul Krämer chorus master Marios Papadopoulos piano/conductor Concert introduced by John Suchet Beethoven’s ninth still sounds palpably off-the-leash despite the …

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