Sussex County

Ciabatti Conducts Beethoven (Lewes)

Sunday, November 17, 2024 at 2:30 pm

Cape Henlopen High School

Filippo Ciabatti, Music Director Finalist • Tommy Mesa, cello

  • Carlos Simon: Fate Now Conquers
  • Shostakovich: Concerto for Violoncello No.1 in E-flat major, Op. 107
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67


Concert Run Time: Approx. 85 minutes plus a 20-minute intermission.

Music Director Finalist Filippo Ciabatti is joined by cellist Tommy Mesa for Shostakovich’s virtuosic Concerto for Violincello No. 1 in E-flat major. Also on the program is Carlos Simons 2021 Fate Now Conquers. Rounding out the concert is Beethoven’s monumental Symphony No. 5.


“Perhaps most important was Ciabatti’s conducting… [he] brought out the inner lines and nuances giving the performances real depth with a musical intensity that revealed the greatness of this music.”
— Ruthland Herald