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Stephen Hough Plays Mendelssohn

About This Concert

Join the Minnesota Orchestra for world-renowned British pianist Stephen Hough’s precisely attuned and poetic translation of Mendelssohn’s opulent concerto as well as guest conductor Han-Na Chang’s dynamic handling of Beethoven’s towering Eroica symphony.

Program

*SHEPHERD 
Silvery Rills / 4 min

MENDELSSOHN
Piano Concerto No. 1 / 20 min

—INTERMISSION 20 MINUTES—

BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 3, Eroica / 51 min

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Program Notes PDF

Artists

Fun Facts

  • Hough was one of the youngest students at the Royal Northern College of Music before winning a scholarship to The Juilliard School.
  • The symphony was originally written in honor of Napoleon, who Beethoven believed to be a champion of freedom. When Napoleon crowned himself Emperor of France in 1804, Beethoven was disgusted and changed the name from "The Bonaparte Symphony" to "Eroica."

*This work is part of Minnesota Orchestra's season-long exploration and celebration of American music.

Accessibility at Orchestra Hall

Assisted listening devices available Large print program available Wheelchair seating availableService dogs welcomePlease refrain from using strong perfumes and colognes

Location Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis
MN
55403
Classical

Stephen Hough Plays Mendelssohn

Tickets

1593182503

1554337800

1625323303

WED APR 3 2019 7:30pm

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Thu Apr 4 201911am

Stephen Hough | Photo © Sim Canetty-Clarke

Stephen Hough | Photo © Sim Canetty-Clarke

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Concert Duration

Approximately 2 hours including a 20 minute intermission.


Pre-Concert

Doors open 6pm

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About This Concert

Join the Minnesota Orchestra for world-renowned British pianist Stephen Hough’s precisely attuned and poetic translation of Mendelssohn’s opulent concerto as well as guest conductor Han-Na Chang’s dynamic handling of Beethoven’s towering Eroica symphony.

Program

*SHEPHERD 
Silvery Rills / 4 min

MENDELSSOHN
Piano Concerto No. 1 / 20 min

—INTERMISSION 20 MINUTES—

BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 3, Eroica / 51 min

Read more

Program Notes PDF

Artists

Fun Facts

  • Hough was one of the youngest students at the Royal Northern College of Music before winning a scholarship to The Juilliard School.
  • The symphony was originally written in honor of Napoleon, who Beethoven believed to be a champion of freedom. When Napoleon crowned himself Emperor of France in 1804, Beethoven was disgusted and changed the name from "The Bonaparte Symphony" to "Eroica."

*This work is part of Minnesota Orchestra's season-long exploration and celebration of American music.

Accessibility at Orchestra Hall

Assisted listening devices available Large print program available Wheelchair seating availableService dogs welcomePlease refrain from using strong perfumes and colognes

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When: 6:30-6:55pm
Where: Auditorium
Join host Phillip Gainsley in an interview with Sean Shepherd and Stephen Hough for an insightful and entertaining look at this program.