Overture to Egmont, Op. 84
Sameer Patel, Conductor
Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92
About this program
Beethoven wrote the Overture and incidental music for a production of Goethe’s 1788 play Egmont at Vienna’s Burgtheater. The play (and music) depict the story of the historical Count of Egmont, who fights valiantly for freedom from the oppressive Spanish regime in the Netherlands ...
Pre-Concert Chat: Beethoven’s 7th
Please join Peter Henderson, the Festival’s principal keyboard player, 45-minutes before the performance for a 30-minute, enlightening chat about Beethoven's Egmont Overture and Symphony No. 7, and what to look for during the performance. Join in person on the lawn next to the Paver Bar or live stream audio on your phone at the link below.