By Janet Van Vleet
Bach gives way to Beethoven at the Sept. 17 season opener of the Abilene Philharmonic. That means no "Bachtoberfest," but no worries, brats and beers still are on the program for the afternoon before the concert.
This year, the first Masterworks concert is "Beloved Beethoven," featuring an all-Beethoven program. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 in auditorium of the Abilene Civic Center, 1100 N. Sixth St.
"We can't do Bach every year," said David Itkin, music director and conductor for the Abilene Philharmonic. "Beethoven is a great way to open the season."
The three pieces to...