Brussels Philharmonic | Strauss: Ein Heldenleben · 30.09.2023 · Flagey

Strauss: Ein Heldenleben


Heroes take many forms - in music as well as in real life: they can sound heroic and bold, or they can be personal and vulnerable. Brussels Philharmonic explores the various heroes of today: are they Richard Strauss or Don Juan? Laurie Anderson or Superman? Maybe your grandmothe ...

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Richard Strauss Don Juan, op. 20 (1888)
Richard Strauss Serenade for Winds in E-flat Major, op. 7 (1881)
Richard Strauss Ein Heldenleben, op. 40 (1898)

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∙ 15:00 city walk: visit Eetveldehuis & Square District (sold out)
∙ 18:00 doors open
∙ 19:00 street food: hotdogs
∙ 19:00 performance art: O Superman (for Massenet) with Kelly Poukens, María Gil Muñoz & Jean-Luc Plouvier (at 19:00, 19:15, 19:30 & 19:45)
∙ 19:15 lecture: Prof. Laurent de Sutter (VUB) - We Don't Need Another Hero (EN)
∙ 19:30 introduction: Jasper Croonen & Kazushi Ono (EN)
∙ 20:15 concert (without break - end 21:45)
∙ 21:45 BruPhil Café: aftertalk with Jasper Croonen & Kazushi Ono (EN)

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Kazushi Ono: “It describes the hero climbing and then descending a mountain that is both real and metaphorical. That is the wonderful duality of strauss as a composer.“