Symphony in 60: The Great Schubert Symphony
May 14, 2020 | 6:30 p.m.
Schubert Symphony No. 9, “The Great”
Courtney Lewis, conductor
Schubert revered Beethoven. He even attended the premiere of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. His greatest tribute to Beethoven was to write a grand symphony – his own Ninth. Fellow composer Robert Schumann observed that Schubert’s Ninth Symphony “enthralls its listeners, drawing them along to the last joyous note.” Join us for a musical toast to Schubert’s last and “Great” Symphony.