Brahms – Academic Festival Overture

Johannes Brahms (Born in Hamburg, May 7, 1833; died in Vienna, April 3, 1897) Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80 Brahms wrote this witty and robust Overture in 1881 as a thank-you for the honorary Ph.D. awarded to him by the University of Breslau (Germany).  It has become one of Brahms’s most beloved works, but its […]