Masterworks 4: Eckart Returns

DATE

January 15, 2022 - January 16, 2022

LOCATION:

Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox

TICKET PRICES:

Tickets start at $19

Masterworks 4: Eckart Returns

EVENT DETAILS

Saturday, January 15, 2022, 8pm
Sunday, January 16, 2022, 3pm

 

Eckart Preu, conductor

 

Conductor Laureate Eckart Preu (2004–19) returns to conduct Wagner and Bruckner. Anton Bruckner, deeply religious and shy, plucked up the courage to visit the great Richard Wagner whom he had met after the premiere of Tristan und Isolde. Showing him two of his symphonies, Bruckner asked Wagner which he preferred. Wagner chose the Third, although they drank so much beer that evening Bruckner forgot and had to sheepishly write the master to confirm his choice. He dedicated the symphony to Wagner, and it’s now regarded as Bruckner’s first great symphonic masterwork. Wagner’s own Tristan und Isolde is a seminal work that pushed music into previously unexplored areas of emotional force.

THE MUSIC

Richard Wagner -  Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde
Anton Bruckner - Symphony No. 3 in D minor

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