Beyond the Score®: Beethoven's 5th Symphony

Artists

Edo de Waart, conductor

Repertoire

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

About

Delve into the life of Ludwig van Beethoven and discover what is behind his most famous symphonic work. A riveting multimedia first half presents dramatic visuals on a giant screen, with actors depicting Beethoven, influential writers and other period characters. On the second half of the concert, you will experience the dramatic tour de force that is the complete Fifth Symphony! The work opens with quite possibly the four most-recognized notes in music history — the fate theme — which Beethoven organically develops throughout the entire symphony, culminating in the triumphant Presto finale.

Beyond the Score® is a production of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Gerard McBurnery, Creative Director for Beyond the Score®

This concert is part of the San Diego Symphony's season-long celebration of Beethoven's 250th birthday.

  • Jacobs Masterworks

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Time 2 p.m.
Venue Copley Symphony Hall
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The late Pierre Boulez explains the concept of "Beyond the Score"

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Most of our Restaurant Partners are just steps away from Copley Symphony Hall, in or near the B Street Music District. 

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Parking

New this year: the 701B parking facility (701 B Street, 92101, just one block south of the Jacobs Music Center) will be available for parking on concert nights. Prepaid parking is also available in this facility. (See Parking Page at the link below for pricing details.)

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Valet parking, provided by ABM Parking, is available for all Friday and Saturday evening Jacobs Masterworks concerts.

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