FRIDAY, MAY 1 AT 6 P.M. to SATURDAY, MAY 2 AT 6 P.M.
LEAF GLOBAL ARTS CENTER FREE EVENT
Relax, sit a while, and hear Beethoven in a brand-new way. “9 Beet Stretch,” created by Norwegian artist Leif Inge, is a new take on the composer’s venerable Symphony No. 9. This immersive audio installation stretches the Ninth to last 24 hours without any pitch distortions, creating an expansive and captivating soundscape. Called “a masterpiece of a masterpiece” by the Los Angeles Times, “9 Beet Stretch” has been presented all over the world in settings from grand cathedrals to intimate cafes.
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 I. Allegro ma non troppo; un poco maestoso duration 5-1/2 hours
II. Molto vivace duration 5 hours
III. Adagio molto e cantabile duration 5 hours
IV. Presto – Allegro assai – Allegra assai vivace duration 8-1/2 hours