Concert Performances

Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral”

The Orchestra Now, conducted by Leon Botstein, performs Beethoven‘s Symphony No. 6, Pastoral, in a livestreamed concert from the Fisher Center at Bard on April 7, 2024.

0:12 Awakening of Cheerful Feelings upon Arrival in the Country
12:17 Scene by the Brook
26:17 Merry Gathering of Country Folk
31:21 Thunderstorm
35:06 Shepherd’s Song; Happy and Thankful Feelings after the Storm

Ludwig van Beethoven
Born: c. 12/16/1770 in Bonn, Germany
Died: 3/26/1827 at age 56 in Vienna

Written: 1808, at age 37
Premiered: 12/22/1808 at Theater an der Wien in Vienna; Beethoven conductor

>Read concert notes by TŌN horn player Daniel Itzkowitz