A bow-dacious view of Beethoven

The Minnesota Orchestra shared this YouTube video of its March 31 concert, which included Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No. 2.

From the camera’s point of view, we can see the vigorous, dramatic movement of the players’ bows in the string section. It’s almost mesmerizing to watch:

The music is thrilling and captivating. To hear more, listen to Classical MPR on Friday, April 1, starting at 8 p.m. We’ll broadcast the entire concert live from Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis. Here is the complete program:

Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Arto Noras, cello

BEETHOVEN
Leonore Overture No. 2

PENDERECKI
Cello Concerto No. 2

BRAHMS
Symphony No. 3

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