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Beethoven Weekend: The Ninth Symphony

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November 18, 2016 - November 20, 2016

The 2016 Centennial year reaches its finale with Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. No other work creates such breathless excitement, whether you're hearing it for the first time or returning to it as a familiar favorite. Remarkably, Beethoven was completely deaf when he conducted its 1824 premiere performance. He had to be turned around to face the audience after the final notes had died away to recognize the waving handkerchiefs and hats in hands, a tribute to a man who could not hear the applause.

Event Details

Event Category
  • Music

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Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
1212 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
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