Opening Times
Building

In light of the most recent Government advice, Sage Gateshead will be closed to the public until further notice.

The health and safety of audiences, musicians and staff at Sage Gateshead is our priority. Keep up to date here.

 

Opening Times:
Building

In light of the most recent Government advice, Sage Gateshead will be closed to the public until further notice.

The health and safety of audiences, musicians and staff at Sage Gateshead is our priority. Keep up to date here.

 

 

RNS @ Westmorland Hall

RNS

THIS EVENT HAS PASSED

Lars Vogt conductor
Royal Northern Sinfonia

Beethoven Symphony No.8 in F major, Op.93
Beethoven Piano Concerto No.1
Beethoven Symphony No.7 in A major, Op.92

Tonight we celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday. with an all-Beethoven concert, featuring his 7th Symphony (1812) described by Wagner as the glorification or ‘apotheosis of the dance’. This ‘celebration of rhythm’ is in marked contrast to the 8th (1812) which is a tribute to Haydn, at one time Beethoven’s teacher. Between these two symphonies, Beethoven’s First Piano Concerto of 1795 dates from a time when he was known as performer rather than a composer.