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Date/Time
Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Location
Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway


Rossini

Overture to “Semiramide”

Bartok

Viola Concerto

Hsin-Yun Huang, soloist

Beethoven

Symphony No. 7 in A

“Semiramide,” Rossini’s opera seria, begins with this riotously festive overture, containing one of Rossini’s most delightful “crescendo” passages. Bartok’s Viola Concerto, in the hands of celebrated soloist Hsin-Yun Huang, shows the composer’s feelings at the end of his life, the devastation of WWII, but also his profound love for the folk music of his native Hungary. Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony ends this first program, the lilting masterpiece that Richard Wagner dubbed “the Apotheosis of the Dance.”

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