On Friday, July 9, Yue Bao, assistant conductor of the Houston Symphony, examined the role of destiny as she led the Minnesota Orchestra in works by Giuseppe Verdi, Richard Strauss and Ludwig van Beethoven. Soprano Jessica Rivera sang Strauss’ poignant Four Last Songs, which was followed by Beethoven’s Grosse Fugue. Finally, the program culminated in a performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5. Listen to the concert now!
Yue Bao, conductor
Jessica Rivera, soprano*
GIUSEPPE VERDI Overture from La forza del destino
RICHARD STRAUSS Four Last Songs *
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN/MARK STEINBERG Grosse Fuge
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the official Minnesota Orchestra website.
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