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BBC Philharmonic: Beethoven – Symphony No.7

Iulia Maria Dan soprano | Kitty Whately mezzo-soprano | Anthony Gregory tenor | Andrew Foster-Williams bass | Manchester Chamber Choir | Mark Wigglesworth conductor

Saturday 15 February 2020 7.30pm

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Event Timings

Main Entrance Doors: 5.00pm
Auditorium Doors: 7.00pm
Concert Start: 7.30pm
Interval: 8.20pm
Second Half: 8.40pm
Concert Finish: 9.20pm

Please note, latecomers will not be admitted until after the interval.

All timings are approximate and are subject to change.

BBC Philharmonic: Beethoven – Symphony No.7

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Beethoven Cantata on the Death of Emperor Joseph II (39’)
Beethoven Leonore Prohaska – Trauermarsch (6’)
Beethoven Symphony No.7 (38’)

Beethoven wrote his Seventh Symphony under clouds of ill health and romantic failure, but you wouldn’t guess from the music’s glowing brilliance. As counterweights, two works marking lost lives, including a funeral march inspired by a female soldier who, disguised as a man, joined the army and died fighting Napoleon.

BBC Philharmonic Notes: Book a seat in the dedicated Notes area for free digital programme notes beamed to your smartphone during the concert. Available for every concert in the BBC Philharmonic’s 2019-20 season. More Info

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