Symphony Thursdays @7pm - Schubert’s Symphony No. 5
Hal & Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation Virtual Classical Series
Carl St.Clair, conductor
SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 5
Captured on May 19, 2021
Franz Schubert was only 19 when he wrote his fifth symphony, but it is considered among his finest. Full of youthful energy, it is the only one of his symphonies which does not include clarinets, trumpets or timpani. The Mozartian character of the piece mirrors Schubert’s veneration for the composer: "O Mozart! immortal Mozart! what countless impressions of a brighter, better life hast thou stamped upon our souls!"[
This performance is available for FREE streaming through July 22.