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November 4–7, 2022

Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony

Showcasing the vast expressive range of the classical orchestra, Beethoven's "Eroica" celebrates the power of the human spirit in times of conflict and intolerance.  And Creative Chair Gabriel Kahane's The Right to Be Forgotten (a folk opera in one act) explores the inner life of a reclusive musician who re-enters society after leaving the internet world behind for a year during the pandemic. This genre-defying work asks how we may find gratitude in our modern world.

Program

Gabriel Kahane: The Right to Be Forgotten (a folk opera in one act) – World premiere and Oregon Symphony co-commission
Lera AuerbachIcarus*
Beethoven
: Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”

*This piece will not be performed in Salem.

Artists

David Danzmayr, Conductor
Gabriel Kahane, Piano, Electric Guitar, Vocals
Nathalie Joachim, Piccolo, Flutes, Vocals
Alex Sopp, Piccolo, Flutes, Vocals
Holcombe Waller, Piano, OP-1, Vocals
Oregon Symphony

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Read the libretto for The Right to be Forgotten (a folk opera in one act)

This concert is part of Classical Series B

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