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Ehnes Plays Beethoven Violin Concerto

Naples Philharmonic Masterworks

Hayes Hall

Image of James Ehnes in a promotional portrait
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Image of Sir Mark Elder in a promotional portrait
Image of Lyudmila Vainer of the Naples Philharmonic on stage playing a violin during a performance
Image of Paul Votapek and Kristen Sonneborn of the Naples Philharmonic on stage playing wind instruments during a performance
Image of Michael Zion of the Naples Philharmonic on stage playing a trombone during a performance
Image of Jenni Groyon Hill of the Naples Philharmonic on stage playing a bassoon during a performance
Image of members of the Naples Philharmonic on stage during a performance of classical music
Dec 9, 8:00pm – Dec 10, 8:00pm
Hayes Hall 8:00pm
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Ehnes Plays Beethoven Violin Concerto
Naples Philharmonic Masterworks

Naples Philharmonic
Sir Mark Elder
, conductor
James Ehnes, violin

Sibelius — The Bard
Beethoven — Violin Concerto
Rachmaninoff — Symphony No. 3

Joining the Naples Philharmonic on a program comprised of some of classical music’s most sublime works, newly appointed Artis—Naples Artistic Partner James Ehnes — who also performs on the Sypert Salon series this season — returns to Hayes Hall to perform Beethoven’s beloved Violin Concerto. Under the baton of celebrated British conductor Sir Mark Elder, music director of Hallé Orchestra in Manchester, the orchestra opens the performance with Sibelius’ The Bard, a tone poem that links the Finnish composer’s early and late styles and evokes a sense of ancient mystery. Closing out the evening, the orchestra performs Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 3, the composer’s magnum opus and virtuosic tour de force, written originally for The Philadelphia Orchestra.

Prelude at 7pm
Join the conductor before the performance for an insightful 30-minute prelude discussion about the program.

Music and Museum
All Masterworks tickets include same-day admission to The Baker Museum. Museum hours on day of performance: 10am-8pm. In addition, the doors to Hayes Hall will open 90 minutes prior to this performance. Arrive early to enjoy the exhibitions and light fare available at Heidi's Place.

Tickets start at $29

Naples Philharmonic

Naples Philharmonic

Founded in 1982, the Naples Philharmonic normally performs over 140 orchestral and chamber concerts, as well as opera and ballet, education, community and special event concerts from September through June each year.

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Alvin Ho

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Program Information

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