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Absolute Beethoven?

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Saffron HallAudley End Road, Saffron Walden, East of England, CB11 4UH, United Kingdom
On Sunday 19 January 2020 at 15:00

Surely you jest? A Beethoven inspired concert with a difference from the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Portuguese powerhouse conductor Joana Carneiro. The ‘Eroica’ symphony blew classical music sky-high and the Grosse Fuge still sounds modern after nearly 200 years. John Adams’ Absolute Jest – starring the Doric Quartet – absorbs musical artifacts, saluting Beethoven the way he would have wanted: with one enormous musical joke.

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