BEETHOVEN SYMPHONIES Nos 1 '>Thursday 21 November 2019 EDINBURGH Usher Hall – 7.30pm
BEETHOVEN Symphony No 1 (26’)
BEETHOVEN Symphony No 3 ‘Eroica’ (47’)
EMMANUEL KRIVINE – Conductor
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.