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Beethoven Symphony No. 5

Naples Philharmonic Masterworks

Hayes Hall

Image of Gabriela Montero in a promotional portrait
© Anders Brogaard
Image of Alexander Shelley in a promotional portrait
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Image of members of the Naples Philharmonic on stage during a performance of classical music
Image of Ryan Little with the Naples Philharmonic on stage during a performance
Image of members of the Naples Philharmonic on stage during a performance of classical music
Image of Glenn Loontjens of the Naples Philharmonic on stage playing viola during a performance
Image of members of the Naples Philharmonic on stage during a performance of classical music
Jan 26, 8:00pm – Jan 27, 8:00pm
Hayes Hall 8:00pm
 
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Beethoven Symphony No. 5
Naples Philharmonic Masterworks


Naples Philharmonic
Alexander Shelley, conductor
Gabriela Montero, piano

Mayer — Faust Overture
Gabriela Montero — Piano Concerto No. 1, “Latin Concerto”
Beethoven — Symphony No. 5

The Naples Philharmonic presents a powerful performance highlighting the works of two outstanding female composers and concluding with Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, universally recognized by its iconic four-note introduction. Led by guest conductor Alexander Shelley — music director of the National Arts Centre in Ontario and son of British pianist and conductor Howard Shelley, who both performed with and conducted the Naples Philharmonic on many occasions in the past — the orchestra performs prolific 19th-century composer Emilie Mayer’s Faust Overture, a piece that is highly representative of her bold, complex style. Latin Grammy Award-winning composer and pianist Gabriela Montero also joins the orchestra to perform her own Piano Concerto No. 1, “Latin,” which displays the complexities of Latin American life through colorful music complemented by Montero’s bold and powerful technique. 

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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