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Concert Three: Heights Arts and Beethoven Birthday Bonanza

Mar 1, 2020, 3 pm  Eaton Mansion

All-Beethoven Program:

Early: Violin Sonata in a-minor, op. 23

Middle: Ghost Trio in D-Major, 0p. 70,1

Late: Cello Sonata in C-major op. 102,1

What better way to thank you, our loyal Heights Arts community, as we celebrate our 20th year, than with a program of a beloved artist celebrating his 250th ? Three works by Beethoven fill this program: one each from his early, middle, and late periods, allowing you to trace his development from the adoring young student of Papa Haydn to a rebellious avant-garde composer with bristling contempt for his contemporaries. “My music is for a later age,” he snapped at the critics of his late works. At 20 years old, Heights Arts is the perfect age to present this thrilling program!

Performers:

Patti Wolf (University of Texas, Austin), piano, Isabel Trautwein (the Cleveland Orchestra), violin, and Tanya Ell (the Cleveland Orchestra), cello

Read about Close Encounters Season 14: 2019-20

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Season subscriptions, as well as individual concert tickets are available for purchase at Heights Arts, 2175 Lee Road in Cleveland Heights, via phone at 216-371-3457, or online. We are pleased to offer reduced-price tickets for students ages 8-23, thanks to generous funding from the Paul M. Angell Foundation. Students under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult (who also qualifies for the student ticket price).

All concert venues are wheelchair accessible. Directions for concerts at private residences are mailed a week in advance. Advance ticket purchase is necessary as seating is limited, and Close Encounters concerts have a tradition of selling out.

Season 13 Subscription to all four concerts  $200 | $160 Heights Arts members

Individual Concerts $55 | $45 Heights Arts members | $15 Student (additional $15 parent)

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