Berg & Beethoven: Paris

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On tour

Sun 26 Jan 2020 4.30pm - 6.30pm
Philharmonie de Paris

BERG Seven Early Songs
BERG Passacaglia
BERG Three Pieces for Orchestra 
Interval
BEETHOVEN Symphony No 7

Sir Simon Rattle conductor
Dorothea Röschmann soprano
London Symphony Orchestra

Tickets and more info available on the venue's website.

Please note that finish times are approximate and subject to change

Sir Simon Rattle presents a triptych of Alban Berg’s early masterpieces with Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony.

Three short but intense works by Berg capture the ambition and talent of a composer who drew together the fascinations of Vienna at the dawn of the 20th century – among them love, dreams, night and nature – reflecting a remarkable epoch in viscerally expressive music.

Engineered with unmatched symphonic finesse, Beethoven set aside ruminations on fate and heroism to compose his utterly musical Seventh Symphony, a fresh and vital contrast to Berg’s Modernism.