Sat, Oct 23

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Palo Alto

SFCO Mainstage I: Beethoven's Third and Russell Double

We launch our season with two orchestral masterpieces from Beethoven’s middle period, the darkly dramatic Coriolan Overture and the symphony which broke all the classical molds: his amazing Third Symphony, nicknamed “Eroica” and originally dedicated to Napoleon. Composer and bass clarinetist...

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Time & Location

Oct 23, 2021, 7:30 PM

Palo Alto, 625 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA

About the Event

We launch our season with two orchestral masterpieces from Beethoven’s middle period, the darkly dramatic Coriolan Overture and the symphony which broke all the classical molds: his amazing Third Symphony, nicknamed “Eroica” and originally dedicated to Napoleon.  Composer and bass clarinetist Jonathan Russell brings a chamber orchestra version of his haunting and beautiful Double Concerto (2014), featuring SFCO All-Stars Jeff Anderle (clarinet) and Hannah Addario-Berry (cello).

Program:

Ludwig van Beethoven    Coriolan Overture (Op. 62)

Johnathan Russell             Double Concerto (2014)

          Hannah Addario-Berry, cello

          Jeff Anderle, clarinet

Ludwig van Beethoven    Symphony No. 3 , Op. 55

(“Eroica”)

See http://www.thesfco.org/events/mainstage1-2021-herbst for more information!