Fundación Sinfonía will present an all-Beethoven repertoire byThe Wiener Akademie Orchestra in the Carlos Piantini Hall of the National Theather on February 6th and 7th.
The performances were announced during a Meet & Greet last Thursday in the Casa del Arbol of the Casas del XVI Hotel, where Ignacio Peñalver, Hotel GM, said how honored he feels to support the vision of Margarita Copello de Rodríguez, Chair of Fundación Sinfonía.
Copello thanks the support received from the Ministry of Culture and the National Theater for the upcoming performances, and the sponsorship of companies and institutions, among them Fundación Corrupio. After her speech, Margarita Miranda Mitrov and Eduardo Villanueva, members of the Fundación Sinfonía Artistic Committee, offered insight on the upcoming concerts.
Mitrov commented that on the first concert on February 6th, the audience will have the opportunity to enjoy the 1st and 3rd Symphony, while the 2nd concert’s program will feature the 7th and 8th Symphony. Mitrov also commented that the piece d’overture will be the “Creatures of Prometheus”, a ballet featuring libretto by dancer Salvatore Vigano and music by Beethoven, which was composed in 1801, while prior to both concerts, the public can edify themselves with a brief symposium about the history of all symphonies.
These symposia will be hosted by Margarita and Eduardo in the Juan Lockward Bar of the National Theater, from 7.30-.830pm. For all members of the Beethovenian Circuit, there will be a master conference that will be hosted on January 31st.
Also, even those whom are faithful Beethoven fans will indulge themselves with never before-heard music.
The Wiener Akademie Orchestra was founded in 1985 by Martin Haselbock, a renowned Austrian organ performer, opera and orchestra director. This particular orchestra is renowned for the quality of its musicians, for performing with époque instruments and strings, as well as different arches.
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