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2003: Fantasy and Revolution

Part of 2020 Vision

Inspiring works from 1803, 1903 and 2003, by Beethoven, Ravel and Jörg Widmann, continue the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2020 Vision project.

Two explosive chords open the ‘Eroica’ Symphony: and just like that, Ludwig van Beethoven unleashed two turbulent centuries of musica innovation, exploration and revolution.

The ‘Eroica’ still delivers a formidable shock today, and Jörg Widmann’s huge, haunting and startlingly emotional Lied for Orchestra, written exactly 200 years later, is just one way of dealing with the aftermath.

And for another, join conductor Dima Slobodeniouk and mezzo-soprano Christine Rice in the year 1903, as they board Maurice Ravel’s ship of dreams, Shéhérazade, and drift away to a place ‘where fantasy sleeps like an empress’.

Escapism has never sounded more seductive.

Performers

London Philharmonic Orchestra
Dima Slobodeniouk conductor
Christine Rice mezzo-soprano *

Repertoire

Jörg Widmann: Lied for orchestra
Ravel: Shéhérazade
Interval
Beethoven: Symphony No.3 (Eroica)

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where

Royal Festival Hall

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