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About This Performance
Strauss certainly had fun with his tone poem Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life), mocking his critics and depicting his wife with a rapturous violin solo. “A monstrous act of egotism,” one of those critics wrote after the premiere, but as novelist Romain Rolland noted, “the well-bred public was beside itself” at the work’s instrumental thunder and dramatic intelligence.
Come for: The captivating Lise de la Salle performs Beethoven’s vigorously heroic Third Concerto.
And more: Webern’s early idyll for orchestra displays full-blown Straussian Romanticism.
Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability subject to change.
Also Coming to Walt Disney Concert Hall
- HAPPY BIRTHDAY, "HURRICANE MAMA": Salonen, Saariaho & Sibelius: Friday, October 24, 2014 - 8:00pm
- Mussorgsky with Dudamel: Friday, December 5, 2014 - 8:00pm
- Vivaldi & Handel: Friday, April 10, 2015 - 8:00pm
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