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Symphony No 1 (26’)
Symphony No 3 ‘Eroica’ (47’)
KEVIN JOHN EDUSEI – Conductor
Please note that EMMANUEL KRIVINE is indisposed and we are very grateful to KEVIN JOHN EDUSEI for stepping in at short notice.
In 1805, Beethoven broke the mould of the Classical symphony, unleashing a symphonic energy regarded as a turning point in musical history. Welcome to Symphony No 3 ‘Eroica’. It was twice as long as anything that had come before it, and remains a timeless favourite for its emphatic expression of triumph.
SCO Platform, 6.45pm - 7.10pm
Free to concert ticket holders in Glasgow only
Performance by students from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Digital edition of the programme is available for £4 from https://issuu.com/scomusic
This programme covers all four concerts of our 2019/20 Beethoven Symphony Cycle (concerts on 21/22 November, 12/13 December, 4/5/6 March and 14/15 May).
Traditional printed programmes will still be on sale at the venue for £5. An additional free A4 handout with seating list and biographies will be available for customers who don’t want to buy the full series programme.
Kevin John Edusei is recognised for the drama that he brings to his music-making, for his clear sense of architecture and attention to detail. He has conducted widely across Europe, in particular in Germany and the Netherlands, dividing his time equally between the concert hall and opera house. He conducts a broad range of repertoire from baroque to contemporary, with a particular interest in German music from the early romantic period and early 20th century.