concert

Greater Bridgeport Symphony celebrates France

“As part of our overall theme for the season, ‘Revolutions and Revelations,’ France was a natural. So much amazing music came out of France, and even Germany, because of the French Revolution. We’re featuring Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto — a German work — because Beethoven originally considered dedicating the piece to Napoleon. In a dramatic change of heart, he recanted on that later in his life, and wouldn’t explain to what ‘emperor’ he referred.”...