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Music’s Master Architects: Beethoven and Shostakovich

  • 1 N. 1st St. Ste. 200 308 N 2nd Ave Phoenix, AZ
  • Hosted by: The Phoenix Symphony
  • Date: March 18, 2022 to March 20, 2022
  • Recurring daily
Overview
Venue

LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN: Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major for Piano & Orchestra, Op. 73, "Emperor"
DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47

Tito Muñozconductor
Stewart Goodyearpiano

Each laboring against demons both personal and political, Beethoven and Shostakovich represent an apex of musical construction and a testament to the potential of mankind. The program begins with Beethoven’s last completed concerto, dubbed “Emperor”, performed by Valley favorite pianist Stewart Goodyear. Shostakovich’s immensely successful fifth symphony finishes the program, perfectly threading the needle of managing the approval of Soviet authorities and expressing the suffering of the Russian people.

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