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Beethoven & Brahms 2

Beethoven & Brahms 2
  • Fri 7:30 PM Oct 23, 2020


Abravanel Hall
123 W S Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA Get Directions


Come hear the symphony that many called Brahms’ “Pastoral,” even though this cheerful masterpiece actually proved he was finally free of Beethoven’s imposing shadow.

Beethoven’s 250th birthday celebration continues with the Mozart-inspired piano concerto No. 3 and marks British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor’s Utah Symphony debut.
Frequent guest conductor Jun Märkl returns with a rare performance of the highly dramatic overture from Schumann’s only opera Genoveva, based on the medieval legend of Genevieve of Brabant.

Estimated concert length: 2 hours (including a 20 minute intermission)



SCHUMANN: Genoveva Overture
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2



Jun Märkl, conductor
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

Additional Info


GENERAL AGE GUIDELINE: Individuals ages five and older are welcome at this performance. Parents should ensure their children are able to sit quietly through the performance without disturbing others around them. No babes in arms will be admitted.

LATE SEATING POLICY: Late seating will be at an appropriate break in the concert, to be determined at a later date, or at intermission. More information on our late and re-entry policies is found here.


Learn more about this evening’s music at a pre-concert lecture, which begins 45 minutes prior to the start of the concert in Abravanel Hall’s First Tier Room.
Enjoy Lobby Fest performances 30 minutes before the performance in the lobby by members of our Youth Guild.

Announce/Subscriptions On Sale: February 4, 2020
Single Tickets On Sale: August 4, 2020

Artists and programs are subject to change. No refunds.



Season Sponsor George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation
Masterworks Series Sponsor O.C

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