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François-Xavier Roth conducts Méhul, Mozart and Beethoven featuring pianist Benjamin Grosvenor
Boston Symphony Orchestra presents François-Xavier Roth conducting a Méhul, Mozart and Beethoven program featuring Benjamin Grosvenor
Two cornerstones of the repertoire anchor this program. The young English pianist Benjamin Grosvenor is soloist in one of Mozart's most familiar concertos, No. 21 in C, an elegant, good-natured work written and premiered in Vienna in spring 1785. Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 is the concerto's polar opposite in mood,a stormy struggle against destiny with a well-earned victory at the close. Opening the program is a rarity: the overture to the 1811 opera The Amazons by the highly successful andView more