Postponed from November 21, 2020
Symphony No. 6 in F major op. 68 »Pastorale«
Symphony No. 7 in A major op. 92
In contrast to the fifth symphony, which he composed simultaneously, Beethoven himself gave his publisher the name »Pastorale« for his sixth symphony, a musical celebration of nature and rural life. Nevertheless, he did not want the individual titles of the five movements to be interpreted literally, let alone hand the listener a descriptive programme as well: »One has to leave it up to the listener to envisage the situations. Anyone who has any idea of rural life can easily imagine what the composer wants without the need for titles«. Beethoven composed his Seventh in 1811/12, after a break of several years, during which he dedicated himself primarily to piano and chamber music. The premiere in the following year was such a success, that Beethoven later described it himself with »heartfelt emotion« as the »Nonplusultra of art«.
Die Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
Paavo Järvi Conductor
Beethoven Cycle single ticket: € 84 / 70 / 56 / 42 / 28