Concert Performances

Weber’s “Der Freischütz” Overture

The Orchestra Now, conducted by Leon Botstein, performs Carl Maria von Weber‘s Der Freischütz Overture in a livestreamed concert from the Fisher Center at Bard on Feb 11, 2023.

Carl Maria von Weber
Born: c. 11/19/1786 in Eutin, Germany
Died: 6/5/1826 at age 39 in London

Written: 1817–21, in Weber’s early 30s
Opera Premiered: 6/18/1821 at the Schauspielhaus in Berlin; Weber conductor

Read concert notes by TŌN bass trombonist Samuel Boeger.