To celebrate the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth, Royal Northern Sinfonia perform the nine symphonies that changed the course of classical music, works that still inspire young conductors and composers today.
The Sands Centre, Carlisle
Nuno Coelho conductor
Royal Northern Sinfonia
Chorus of Royal Northern Sinfonia
Beethoven Leonore Overture No.3 (14')
Kristina Arakelyan New Commission (8')
Beethoven Symphony No.9 'Choral' (65')
Our Beethoven cycle draws to a close with the raw power and drama of Beethoven's majestic giant: Symphony No.9 'Choral' - one of the greatest achievements in classical music history. No less dramatic, Leonore Overture No.3 depicts the heroic tale of the oppressed turning on repressive tyrants.