This fascinating Musical Journey through Beethoven's ground-breaking 'Eroica' Symphony is sure to be a completely new experience for all listeners. Guided by the experienced conductor and presenter John Landor, you will be immersed in its musical and historical context and become part of the musical action as they reveal the different layers of the music, explore its meanings - and invite you to help them by humming and clapping along to some of the excerpts!
The first half concludes with their unique orchestra 'walkabout', where the musicians perform extracts spread out among the audience, a thrilling close encounter with the sheer physicality of Beethoven's musical utterances. By the time you hear the work in full after the interval, you will be sure to greet it as an old friend.
Beethoven - Symphony No 3 in E flat 'Eroica' op 55
Latecomers will be admitted at a suitable break during the performance.
There is audience participation in this concert.
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(3 mins) Take the Trafalgar Square exit out of the station. The church is on Charing Cross Road between Trafalgar Square and the National Gallery.