Strings on Fire

Saturday, September 20, 2014 20:00     Macao Tower Auditorium     Tickets: MOP 180, 120, 80

Cello/Kyung Eun Choi

Conductor/Mischa Damev

Beethoven: Overture to “Coriolan” , Op. 62
Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21
Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85

Swiss conductor Mischa Damev is a regular guest conductor with the Moscow Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra. In this concert Damev will conduct the Macao Orchestra in Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No 1. In spite of the influences of Mozart and Haydn, this symphony retains Beethoven’s peculiar and passionate musical style.

Korean cellist Kyung Eun Choi is a soloist in British composer Edward Elgar’s Cello Concerto in E minor, one of the composer’s most prestigious works reputed to be the first critical cello concerto of the 20th century.

Duration: approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes, including one interval

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