The ASO is delighted to bring back its Symphony Space series, which integrates complete performances of well-known, major orchestral works with interactive educational demonstrations. The ASO presents Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in conjunction with its celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday. Music Director Leon Botstein opens the event with a discussion, in which the cultural context and key themes are explained through a series of musical demonstrations played by the orchestra. After an intermission, the piece is performed in its entirety. Following the performance, the audience engages in an enriching question and answer session.
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre
Expected Run Time is 150 minutes