Beethoven's Emperor Concerto & Choral Fantasy
WhereUAB’s Alys Stephens Center — Jemison Concert HallMap & Directions
Program to Include
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor
Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 8, Unfinished
Ludwig van Beethoven: Choral Fantasy
Joyce Yang returns to Alabama to continue the celebration of Beethoven's 250th birthday! Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto was inspired by the turmoil and tempestuous politics surrounding Vienna and the invasion of Napoleon. The ASO Chorus will be featured in Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy, a riveting poetic piece uniting the musical forces of piano, orchestra, and voice.
Gain insight into the music by joining us for Concert Comments each night at 6:15pm in the Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall.