Beethoven's Fifth

Ludovic Morlot, conductor

Verdi: Overture to La forza del destino
Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini, Op. 32
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 download audio sample

CONCERT UPDATE: Due to the disturbance in European air travel caused by the Icelandic volcano eruption, cellist Xavier Phillips must cancel his Seattle Symphony appearances. Dutilleux's Cello Concerto will no longer appear on the program. In place of the Dutilleux, Guest Conductor Ludovic Morlot will lead the Orchestra in Tchaikovsky's vivid and passionate orchestral tone poem, Francesca da Rimini, based on a tale from Dante's Inferno.

Pre-Concert Lecture

"Force of Impact: Reflections on the Reception and Influence of Three Trend-Setting Works"
Takes place one hour prior to all performances
With Lisa Maria d'Aquila, Pianist and Instructor

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Performance Dates
Apr. 22, 2010 7:30 PM 
Apr. 24, 2010 8:00 PM 

*All concerts are held in the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium unless otherwise noted.