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Beethoven's Eroica

  • Friday, 11 Oct 2019 - 7:30PM
  • Saturday, 12 Oct 2019 - 7:30PM

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Inspired by the ideals of the French revolution and the German Enlightenment, Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony is also a deeply personal statement. This exhilarating and ground-breaking work is a triumph of artistic will over tragic adversity.

Vaughan Williams drew inspiration from the musical glories of Tudor England in his Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, a sublime fusion of sacred music and folksong. 

Iain Grandage is one of Australia’s most exciting, creative and collaborative composers, and his new Concerto is written especially for longtime colleague and friend, WASO’s Principal Cor anglais, Leanne Glover.

West Australian Symphony Orchestra - 2019 Season

MACA Limited Classics Series


VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
IAIN GRANDAGE Orphée - Concerto for Cor Anglais (world premiere)
BEETHOVEN Symphony No.3 Eroica


Douglas Boyd conductor
Leanne Glover cor anglais


Start: 7.30pm
Finish: 9.30pm*
Includes 25 min. interval*

*Times are approximate and subject to change at any time.


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Presented by the West Australian Symphony Orchestra

Iain Grandage's Cor anglais Concerto was commissioned for the West Australian Symphony Orchestra as a gift to Emeritus Professor David Tunley AM. This work was supported by Prof. Tunley's colleagues and friends led by Emeritus Professor Margaret Seares AO.