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A Hero's Life

Susie Park

Friday, November 14, 2014 | 8pm
Miller Auditorium
Raymond Harvey, Conductor
Susie Park, Violin

Prelude talk by Maestro Harvey at 7pm.

Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 is paired with Strauss's tone poem Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life) in a program tied to the love interests of their respective composers. The summer of 1812 marked the famous (and un-sent) letters to Beethoven's "immortal beloved." In Strauss's semi-autobiographical work, a solo violin portrays the composer's complex and quixotic wife.

PROGRAM

   
  Beethoven Symphony No. 8 in F, Op. 93
  Strauss Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40

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Susie Park, Violin

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