DIGITAL LIVE PREMIERES – FATE AND REFUGE
FRI 9 OCT 2020 8:00PM
Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra
Gerard Salonga, conductor
PART Fratres for Strings and Percussion
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5
Beethoven’s electrifying hammer blows of fate are arguably classical music’s most memorable moment. Written while already deaf, his 5th Symphony has captured our imagination for centuries. Featuring MPO’s string orchestra and percussion, Gerard Salonga conducts Arvo Pärt’s contemporary masterpiece, Fratres. Minimalist yet majestic, this contemplative journey manipulates bell-like resonances through time and space.