Program IV: Salonen, Saariaho, Beethoven

Berkeley Symphony

Berkeley Symphony  Program IV: Salonen, Saariaho, Beethoven

The final concert of the season features two works written during the last decade by two of Finland’s most influential composers. Esa-Pekka Salonen’s Nyx, named after the Greek goddess of night, weaves a tapestry of shimmering textures and otherworldly waves of sound. Kaija Saariaho’s Adriana Songs, from her second opera Adriana Mater, explores the experience of bringing a child into the world during a time of war and global hostilities. The program concludes with Beethoven’s beloved Symphony No. 5.

Pre-Concert Talk: 7:10 pm – Free admission for all ticket holders.

Buy Tickets


Program

Salonen

Nyx (Bay Area Premiere)

Saariaho

Adriana Songs (Bay Area Premiere)

Beethoven

Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

Performers

Kelley O'Connor

Mezzo-soprano

More About This Event

Artist Spotlights
April 21, 2014

Concert-loving mezzo Kelley O’Connor talks about upcoming performances and the expanding arc of her career.

More »