Beethoven One

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Usher HallEdinburgh, Scotland, EH1 2EA, United Kingdom
On Friday 21 April 2017 at 19:30

Sibelius shakes his fist at tyranny – and gets banned. Beethoven begins his First Symphony with a forbidden chord – and gets the critics in a lather. And Mahler takes a harmless book of folk-poems and turns them into songs so rich and intriguing that they’ll stick with you forever. Tonight is all about composers who went one step too far. And with Thomas Søndergård conducting and Roderick Williams singing, why not follow them? You’ll end up somewhere rather wonderful…

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