• Warner Theatre (map)
  • 811 State Street
  • Erie, PA, 16501
  • United States

The Brilliance of Beethoven 

March 10 @ 8pm


Daniel Meyer conductor

Alec Chien piano

Lydia Andraso soprano
Margaret Andraso soprano
Kate Thiem soprano
Lisa Layman alto
Brent Weber tenor
Will Steadman tenor
John Myers bass

Part of our Beethoven 4/4 Festival

Part of our Beethoven 4/4 Festival

Erie Philharmonic Chorus
Thomas Brooks choir director 

Allegheny College Choirs
Dr. James Niblock choir director


Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4

Bernstein Chichester Psalms

Beethoven Choral Fantasy


Beethoven 4/4.  We are now well into our four-season exploration of what makes Beethoven such a musical giant, and we look forward to a major celebration of his life and works in honor of his birthday in 2020.  

This concert will take you through two brilliant contributions to the piano literature from Beethoven: Concerto No. 4 and the Choral Fantasy.  Beloved local piano virtuoso Alec Chien takes the solo spotlight in both works.  The Fourth Concerto marks the heroic nature of his style, perfectly contrasting an introspective and expressive voice.  The Choral Fantasy features a full chorus and six soloists along with solo piano and foreshadows the transformational 9th Symphony.  Between these two works, we will perform Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms with rich melodies and catchy rhythms, all in the service of the evocative prayer-poetry of King David from the Book of Psalms.

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Chris and Heather Weibel (Meadville Sponsor)