This is a triple threat event: First, hear Frank Zappa's Dupree's Paradise from his 1984 album The Perfect Stranger. Then, enjoy Tree of Dreams by Henry Dutilleux on the French violin. Finally, for the main attraction, hear one of Beethoven's most famous symphonies, "Eroica". Originally named the "Bonaparte Symphony" after Napoleon Bonaparte, the "Eroica" Symphony is representative of Beethoven's middle period and of the 18th century's romantic style. First performed by Beethoven himself in 1804, it's now your chance to be present to one of the most infamous and moving pieces of classical music ever composed.
Beethoven's "Eroica" Symphony
Through September 25