The upcoming classical concert in Jakarta promises to be a captivating journey through musical history, led by the esteemed Jakarta Concert Orchestra under the baton of maestro Avip Priatna Mag.Art. At the heart of the performance will be Beethoven’s renowned masterpiece, “Eroica,” Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55.
Standing as a pivotal piece, this symphony is often regarded as the first Romantic concerto due to its bold and innovative musical language. Beethoven’s “Eroica” embodies themes of heroism and innovation, making it a timeless masterpiece cherished by music enthusiasts worldwide. The orchestra’s rendition of “Eroica,” meaning “Heroic,” will set the stage for an evening filled with emotive depth and artistic exploration.
In addition to Beethoven’s renowned work, the concert will feature compositions by other Austrian composers whose creativity was stirred by the tumultuous backdrop of the French Revolution in the 18th and 19th centuries. Among these composers are Paul Wranitzky and Franz Joseph Haydn, whose music reflects the revolutionary spirit of their time. Scheduled for Saturday, 2 March 2024, at 07.30 PM Jakarta time (GMT+7), the event will take place at the prestigious Balai Resital Kertanegara and will showcase the remarkable talent of Indonesian soprano, Pepita Salim.
As Indonesia and Austria mark the 70th anniversary of their diplomatic relations in 2024, this concert serves as a fitting tribute to the enduring cultural ties between the two nations. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience this unforgettable musical odyssey.