Pensacola Symphony Orchestra Presents: Beethoven & Blue Jeans
Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox St. Pensacola, FL
BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93 BACH (arr. ELGAR) - Fantasia and Fugue in C Minor TSONTAKIS - Two Sonnets After Shakespeare Robert Sheena, English Horn I. “When to the sessions of sweet silent thought” IV. “So you are to my thoughts as food to life” DAUGHERTY - Spaghetti Western III. Mezzogiorno di Fuoco (Noon of Fire) TCHAIKOVSKY - The Year 1812 (“1812 Overture”), Op. 49 Known for musical variety and surprising soloists, Beethoven & Blue Jeans continues that legacy with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8 and the rousing spectacle of Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture.” The program also features Robert Sheena, Principal English Horn of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and arguably the best English Horn player in America today. Sheena will perform Two Sonnets After Shakespeare, a work commissioned for him and only performed once before. Casual attire is welcome as we enjoy these works and others by Bach and Daugherty. Tickets start at $23 and are available through the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra, Saenger Theatre Box Office or Ticketmaster. Subscribe for priority seating and a discount of up to 50% single ticket prices!