Then & Now 6/15: Beethoven
On this date in 1810, Beethoven’s "Egmont" Overture and Incidental Music, had its premiere at the Court Theater in Vienna, as part of a production of Goethe's drama of the same name.
You can hear some very well-known Beethoven tonight as Classical WSMR 89.1 & 103.9 brings you a broadcast of the Sarasota Music Festival’s first “Saturday Symphony” concert recorded at the Sarasota Opera House. Listen as the festival orchestra performs Beethoven’s mighty Symphony No. 5 conducted by Jeffrey Kahane. Also, renowned flutist, and former Sarasota Music Festival student, Jasmine Choi will play the Flute Concerto by Jacques Ibert. Listen for great live music from the Sarasota Music Festival tonight at 7:00 on Classical WSMR 89.1 & 103.9.