Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony
Rossen Milanov, conductor
Caroline Shaw, violin
HAYDN: Symphony No. 59 (“The Fire”)
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 (“Pastoral”)
Ludwig van Beethoven and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw are spaced two centuries apart, but both composers speak with a provocative voice that is raw, earthy, and dug deep from the soul.
Focus: CREATIVE WOMEN
Prelude: Christopher Purdy
Postlude (Fri): Thurber Bar
Postlude (Sat): Talk-back with Caroline Shaw
Bonus event:Meet at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center for a Pastoral Symphony-inspired guided walk through the Scioto Audubon Metro Park on Sunday, October 22 at 2 pm. Beethoven wrote his Pastoral symphony while walking in the woods on the outskirts of Vienna. After enjoying a performance of this beautiful work, join us at the Grange Audubon Center and Audubon Metro Park for a guided walk in the woods of Columbus. Following the leisurely hike, musicians from the Columbus Symphony will perform an early Beethoven string quartet in the center.