About The Show
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Violin Sonata No. 8 in G major, Op. 30, No. 3 (1803)
String Quartet No. 9 in C major, Op. 59, No. 3 “Rasumovsky” (1808)
Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)/Anton Webern (1883-1945)
Chamber Symphony, Op. 9 (1907/1922-23)
“Beethoven and Schoenberg…have left audible fingerprints on the scores of all their successors and will most likely continue to do so for as long as music is being written.”—Daniel Barenboim
As we begin our celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday, the 2019–20 season opening program will include Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 9 and an arrangement of Schoenberg’s Chamber Symphony.