Gimeno Conducts Beethoven


Sun Jan 30 2022 at 03:00 pm


Meridian Arts Centre | Toronto, ON

Gimeno Conducts Beethoven
In 1802, on the brink of despair and suicide due to ever-increasing hearing loss, Beethoven poured out his feelings in a now-famous unsent letter to his brothers, confessing: “Only my art held me back. It seemed to me impossible to leave the world until I had produced all that I felt was within me.” From one of the darkest times of his life sprung some of his most life-affirming music—the jovial and fun-loving Symphony No. 2. Beethoven’s Second proved a fruitful muse for Odawa First Nation composer Barbara Assiginaak, whose Innenohr / Biinjii'ii Tawgaang meditates on the German master’s storied love of nature. Missy Mazzoli's evocative Dark with Excessive Bright also draws inspiration from the past, bringing baroque-era techniques into the 21st century through the skillful bow of Principal Double Bass Jeffrey Beecher.
Gustavo Gimeno, conductor
Jeffrey Beecher, double bass

Barbara Assiginaak: Innenohr / Biinjii'ii Tawgaang (Inner Ear / Inside Ear) (TSO Co-commission)
Missy Mazzoli: Dark with Excessive Bright
Beethoven: Symphony No. 2

Sale Dates and Times:
Public Onsale : Thu, 16 Sep 2021 at 09:00 AM

Where is it happening?

Meridian Arts Centre, 5040 Yonge Street, Toronto, Canada

Event Location & Nearby Stays:

Meridian Arts Centre

Host or Publisher Meridian Arts Centre

It's more fun with friends. Share with friends