Ontario Philharmonic: BEETHOVEN’S PIANO CONCERTO MARATHON Part II
SATURDAY, MAY 2, 2015 8:00PMThe OP, Sheng Cai and Maestro Marco Parisotto continue their fantastic journey exploring the complete Piano Concerti of Beethoven. An absolute gem, the Fourth, written in 1806, was the last that Beethoven was able to perform himself. Within a few years his career as a performer was stymied by advancing deafness. Thanks to new advances in piano mechanism technology, for the first time, he writes instructions for use of new pedals into the music. Piano concerto No. 5 "Emperor" is one of the summits of Beethoven's unique and revolutionary style.
Posted: April 23rd, 2015