Beethoven Eroica Symphony
Naples Philharmonic Masterworks
Lee Mills, conductor
Natasha Paremski, piano
Sarah Gibson — warp & weft
Rachmaninoff — Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini
Beethoven — Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”
The Naples Philharmonic Masterworks series opens the 2023-24 season with a spectacular display of musical prowess. Popular guest conductor Lee Mills returns to conduct the orchestra in an inspiring program of musical masterpieces, opening with Sarah Gibson’s innovative warp & weft. Piano virtuosa Natasha Paremski also joins the orchestra to perform Rachmaninoff’s beloved Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, a familiar piece favored by numerous film and television composers. The inaugural Masterworks program of the season closes with Beethoven’s revolutionary Eroica Symphony, a symphonic epic of such grand proportions that it forever changed the limits of what a symphony could be.
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.