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Beethoven’s Second Symphony

Tuesday, August 1, 2023, 6:30 PM MDT

Sun Valley Pavilion

Festival Chamber Orchestra

Alasdair Neale, Conductor

Pre-Concert Chat at 5:45 PM
Led by Stephanie Childress
Lawn Paver Bar


Siegfried Idyll



Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36

Program notes: Beethoven’s Second Symphony

Wagner wrote the Siegfried Idyll in the first months of his marriage to Cosima (Franz Liszt’s daughter). He romantically presented the blissful work to her on December 25, 1870, in celebration of both her birthday and that of their youngest son the year before. The musicians quietly set up....

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2023 digital program book

Printed programs are available at the concerts, at the Festival Welcome Center and Store (open during rehearsal and 5:00-8:00 PM; closed during the concert), or outside the Festival office at 120 2nd, Ave. North, Ketchum.


Sun Valley Pavilion
300 Dollar Rd
Sun Valley, Idaho 83353 United States
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