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◉ Sound of Ghent ◉ Beethoven Symphony no. 7 with soloists from the Opera Ballet Vlaanderen Orchestra

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It will not be possible to fill a stage with 80 musicians performing together on strings and wind instruments just yet. But never fear! We have invited all the large Belgian orchestras to perform their core repertoire at the Festival with an adapted line-up. In this anniversary year, no fewer than all nine symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven are on the programme.

The exuberant seventh symphony – described by Richard Wagner as ‘the apotheosis of the dance’ –  is performed by members of Opera Ballet Vlaanderen Symphonic Orchestra. This is a sparkling version for nonet arranged by their own double bassist José Andrés Reyes. At the premiere of the work, in 1813, the second part (Allegretto) was so popular that it had to be repeated. It has also been used in numerous films, including recently in The King’s Speech. 

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With the platform Sound of Ghent, a number of Ghent culture houses are joining forces to create a varied online concert programme. Under the motto 'live from your living room’ we’re offering you the opportunity to stream the best live concert with the best picture and sound quality for a low price, in an entirely coronavirus-proof way!

◉ This concert was recorded on 26 September 2020 in the Museum of Industry in Ghent. The broadcast will be streamed on 6 February via soundofghent.be and will be available for 48 hours.◉

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PRACTICAL:
HOW TO ENTER THE SOUND OF GHENT LIVESTREAM-CHANNEL

  • You will receive an e-mail from Tickets Gent that contains your entry ticket
  • Click the green link in the e-mail at the start of the concert
  • Create an account on the Sound of Ghent-website with youre-mail address
  • Congrats! You have entered the Sound of Ghent livestream-channel: press play and enjoy the concert!
  • This concert will remain available until 8 February 20.30

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Program

Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony no. 7 in A Major (arr. J. Reyes for nonet)

Performers

Melanie Roosken, flute

Arie van der Beek, oboe

Fang Song, klarinet

Rémy Roux, bassoon

Bart Cypers, horn

Maximilian Lohse, violin

Beatrice Derolez, viola

Jadranka Gasparovic, cello

José Reyes, double bass