LASO concert celebrates Beethoven

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Most people would recognize the man on the right, Ludwig van Beethoven, with his disheveled look and famous scowl.
However, before he became the famous, deaf composer of “Ode to Joy” in his ninth symphony, he was a dashing young pianist and teacher, enjoying the good life in Vienna, looking like his younger painting on the left.
Beethoven’s first symphony is certainly not as recognizable as his fifth, and it resembles the style of an earlier classical composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
However, it is filled with gorgeous melodies, interesting rhythms and difficult parts for all sections of the orchestra.
The Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra will perform Beethoven’s First Symphony 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Crossroads Bible Church.
There is no admission fee, but donations are accepted.
Also included on Friday’s program is the Brahms’ “Variations on a Theme by Haydn” (aka the “Saint Anthony Variations”), as well as the “Karelia Suite” by Sibelius and a Spanish work by Gimenez: “La Boda de Luis Alonso” complete with a full ensemble of winds, brass and percussion. 

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