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Off the Cuff: Beethoven's Emperor

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May 14, 2016

Off the Cuff: Beethoven's Emperor John Adams, conductorJeremy Denk, piano Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor” Post-minimalist composer John Adams directs renowned and award-winning pianist Jeremy Denk in Beethoven’s “Emperor” concerto. Written while Beethoven was riding out the French siege of Vienna in the cellar of a friend, the composer’s fifth piano concerto is an affirmation of heroic spirit in the midst of what Beethoven called “Nothing but drums, cannons, human misery of every sort!”

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Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
1212 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
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