Non-cloth masks (N95, KN95, KF94 or surgical masks), will be required to attend SPCO Neighborhood Series concerts (all venues except the Ordway).

Those first notes

How much variation can one find in nearly a century of recordings of the opening chords of Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony?

As it turns out, lots.

Violinist and composer Erik Carlson, a Minnesota native, created this YouTube video illustrating remarkable changes in turning, recording, and interpretation.

Don’t miss your chance to hear the 2014 SPCO version this weekend.