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Lahti Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven Symphony No. 3 “Eroica”

Celebrating the opening of the Lahti Symphony Orchestra’s Beethoven series, I am thrilled to have my Visual Listening Guide to Beethoven’s “Eroica” Symphony presented in Finland for the first time, in the Finnish language.

Lahti Symphony Orchestra made the announcement here prior to their concerts on September 26 and 27.

 The exposition of the first movement of Beethoven’s “Eroica” symphony as represented in the Finnish-language Visual Listening Guide.  Photo: Hannah Chan-Hartley

The exposition of the first movement of Beethoven’s “Eroica” symphony as represented in the Finnish-language Visual Listening Guide.

Photo: Hannah Chan-Hartley

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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra: Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5

For their opening season concerts conducted by Robert Spano, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra created a beautiful brochure insert featuring my Visual Listening Guide to Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5. Mark Gresham, who reviewed the program for Arts Atlanta, noted that “there were a couple of young adults seated next to me who were actively using the guide during the work, and perhaps that is the demographic to whom the symbol-filled graphic guide is addressed.” Although the Guides are intended for people of varying experiences with classical music, I love to hear that young people find them a useful way to engage with a symphony during performance.

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National Arts Centre Orchestra: Beethoven Symphony No. 5

I was very pleased to have an English-French bilingual version of my Visual Listening Guide to Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 appear with the concert program book of the National Arts Centre Orchestra, when they performed the work with their Music Director Alexander Shelley on September 14 as part of the National Arts Centre’s Beethoven FOCUS Festival.

 Photo: Kerry Wall

Photo: Kerry Wall

 French-language Beethoven Symphony No. 5 Visual Listening Guide for NAC Orchestra.  Photo: Hannah Chan-Hartley

French-language Beethoven Symphony No. 5 Visual Listening Guide for NAC Orchestra.

Photo: Hannah Chan-Hartley