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Beethoven’s Archduke

Friday, July 31, 2020, 6:30 PM MDT

Online broadcast at svmusicfestival.org

Alasdair Neale, Music Director

Note: this concert broadcast is no longer available to watch, but information such as repertoire and program notes are still available below. All 2020 Summer Season concert broadcasts were available for viewing live during the scheduled concert date and time only (not on demand).


Trio in B-flat Major for Violin, Cello, and Piano, Op. 97, “Archduke”

Allegro moderato
Scherzo: Allegro
Andante cantabile ma però con moto
Allegro moderato–Presto

Kristin Ahlstrom, Violin
Bjorn Ranheim, Cello
Peter Henderson, Piano

Beethoven's Archduke program notes

The “Archduke” Trio’s moniker comes from Archduke Rudolf, the work’s dedicatee. The Archduke was a music lover and practitioner who became Beethoven’s piano student in 1803. He later studied composition with Beethoven, one of the few such students Beethoven took on. ...

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2020 digital program book

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Online broadcast at svmusicfestival.org