Dallas Symphony Conductor Jaap van Zweden cancelled his appearance with the Philadelphia Orchestra for this week’s subscription concerts, April 4-6, 2013. Yannick will fill in two concerts, and a benchwarmer will fill in on Saturday.
Richard Strauss’s Suite from Der Rosenkavalier was originally scheduled on the program along with Arnold Schoenberg’s Transfigured More >
Born August 6, 1876 in Boston, Massachusetts. Died January 4, 1970 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Mary Louise Curtis founded the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia in 1924. She was the daughter of the publishing magnate Cyrus H. K. Curtis, the founder and editor More >
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Baptized December 17, 1770 in Bonn, Germany. Died March 26, 1827 in Vienna, Austria.
Composed in 1808. First Performance: December 22, 1808 conducted by Beethoven at the Theater-an-der-Wien in Vienna. Instrumentation: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 More >