Paul Rissmann, presenter & host
David Danzmayr, conductor
ProMusica examines the history, inspiration and sounds that make up Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 , sharing insight into what has made it one of the best-known and most frequently played compositions in classical music.
What is NAKED CLASSICS?
NAKED CLASSICS explores classical music in a fresh and approachable format! Together with renowned presenter & host Paul Rissmann, we will deconstruct a masterwork—using graphics, excerpts, and interviews to reveal fascinating aspects of the piece, and the composer’s life and times. In the second half of the concert, the piece is performed in its entirety, providing a new perspective of the work. NAKED CLASSICS is for anyone—from the newcomer who wants to dip their toes into the world of classical music to the seasoned aficionado seeking a deeper appreciation.