The Ode to Joy: Beethoven's Ninth


The Ode to Joy: Beethoven's Ninth - Poster



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  • Carlos Izcaray Conductor
  • ASO Chorus under the direction of Dr. Philip Copeland
  • Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church Choir under the direction of Dr. Quint Harris
  • Diana Newman Soprano
  • Claudia Chapa Mezzo-soprano
  • Roderick George Tenor
  • Andrew Gangestad Bass

Program to Include

Ludwig van Beethoven: Great Fugue

Johannes Brahms: Haydn Variations

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9

Event Details

Celebrate the summer with Beethoven’s triumphant ninth symphony, and the “Ode to Joy.” The ASO puts a spotlight on two composers closely tied to Beethoven with Brahms’ “Haydn Variations.”

Gain insight into the music by joining us for Concert Comments each night at 6:15pm in the Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall.

Discounts are available for students, teachers, patrons 40 and under, veterans/active military, and more.

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