The Philadelphia Orchestra to continue Bravo! Vail residency

10th July, 2014 by

By caramie schnell

VAIL — The legendary Philadelphia Orchestra closes its eighth summer residency at Bravo! Vail this weekend with the return of Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin and masterpieces by Beethoven and Strauss, and Rachmaninoff and Brahms. Friday night, concertgoers will thrill to the passion and fire of that heroic musical game-changer: Beethoven’s Third Symphony, otherwise known as the “Eroica.” Composed in 1803-04, Beethoven’s “Eroica” was a radical departure from not only anything else he had written previously, but anything else ever written. Form, length, emotional content — each became supercharged in this symphony. Its effect has never waned. Imagine someone completely reinventing …

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