Happy Birthday, Beethoven – Auburn Symphony Orchestra
February 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmTo learn more about concerts and events, purchase subscriptions, or buy tickets, visit auburnsymphony.org or call the Symphony office at 253-887-7777.
Few composers loom as large as Ludwig van Beethoven, born 250 years ago this year. His monumental Symphony No. 7, alongside the rest of his canon, inspired composers for centuries including three iconic American composers: Leonard Bernstein, George Walker, and Aaron Copland. Sam Almaguer, principal clarinetist of the North Carolina Symphony, joins Maestro Schulz and the Orchestra for Copland’s Clarinet Concerto, a jazzy American masterpiece. Experience Bernstein’s Three Dance Episodes from the blues Broadway hit On the Town and Walker’s Lyric for Strings, noted for its eloquent beauty.
Wesley Schulz, Conducting & Sam Almaguer, clarinet. Pre-Concert Talk Hosted by Dave Beck at 1:30 PM.