classical music

Southbank Sinfonia: Beethoven Symphony No.2

Part of Classical Season 2018/19

Gábor Takács-Nagy conducts energetic symphonies by Beethoven, Mozart and Haydn.

Meet a symphonist on the cusp of revolution: energy and ideas fizz in Beethoven’s Second, music written as an antidote to the darkness encroaching upon his thoughts. Haydn conjures images of the Parisian Court in his Symphony No.90, the same city Mozart had just returned from when writing the short, overture-like Symphony No.32.

Gábor Takács-Nagy is a prize-winning interpreter of his compatriot Bartók’s music, combining an encyclopaedic understanding with infectious enthusiasm. Here the conductor shares his passion with Southbank Sinfonia, ‘a hugely talented young ensemble whose performances are always theatrical’ (The Independent).


Southbank Sinfonia
Gábor Takács-Nagy conductor


Mozart: Symphony No.32
Bartók: Romanian folk dances arr. for orchestra, Sz.68
Haydn: Symphony No.90
Beethoven: Symphony No.2

Dates & times

18 Jun 2019
Approximate run time: 110 mins
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Queen Elizabeth Hall


£11 - £33
Booking fee: £3.00 (Members £0.00)
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