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Virtual Lecture Luncheon Series
June 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Lecture Luncheon Event
June 10 – $20 for the final Luncheon
The Rittenhouse Square Committee for The Philadelphia Orchestra Invites you to the final Virtual Lecture of the season Co-ordinated with Philadelphia Orchestra Digital Stage Concerts.
Please join us as we transition our beloved Lecture Luncheons to a digital platform. Guest Lecturers and Celebrity Guests will offer background information about the composer and works on each program, musical excerpts, and so much more. Each session will also include time for Q&A.
BEETHOVEN’S SYMPHONY NO. 2
June 10, 2021 at noon
Davyd Booth: Second Violin, The Philadelphia Orchestra
Erica Peel: Piccolo, Flute, The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conductor
MOZART Overture to The Magic Flute
M. WAGNER Little Moonhead
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 2
Three captivating pieces that celebrate the magic of late spring giving way to summer. Yannick and the Orchestra begin the concert with Mozart’s bewitching Overture to The Magic Flute and Melinda Wagner’s Little Moonhead (Three Tributaries Inspired by Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 by J.S. Bach), a piece filled with flowing harmonies. Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 captures the power of art to lift the human spirit. As the composer struggled with the loss of his hearing, his dedication to art fueled his drive to continue making music. The work is infused with dashes of rowdy humor and a Romantic sensibility that are among his hallmarks.
LECTURES WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR ONE WEEK FOLLOWING ORIGINAL VIEWING DATE
DONATION TO THE RITTENHOUSE SQUARE COMMITTEE
$20 for the final Luncheon. All proceeds benefit The Philadelphia Orchestra.
Access Information will be sent shortly before each date. Lectures do not include Digital Stage tickets.
To Purchase Concert Tickets:
Visit www.philorch.org OR Call 215-893-1999 (Tuesday – Friday between 10AM – 6PM).