Beethoven’s Ninth

Chelsea Hart Melcher, soprano*
Julie Miller, alto**
Lawrence Wiliford, tenor
Aaron Wardell, baritone
David Danzmayr, conductor

For a poignant end to our 40th season, we begin with Allegri’s Miserere and selected eloquently orchestrated Schubert songs. We conclude with Beethoven’s massive Symphony No. 9, leading listeners through an emotional journey from grief into fury, before emerging into pure joy and celebration.

ALLEGRI – Miserere mei, Deus

SCHUBERT/arr. Liszt – Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel
SCHUBERT/arr. Reger – Night and Dreams
SCHUBERT/arr. Benjamin Gordon – Ganymed
SCHUBERT/arr. Benjamin Gordon – Serenade

BEETHOVEN – Symphony No. 9

*Chelsea Hart Melcher will replace Kathrin Danzmayr as soprano soloist.
**Julie Miller will replace Abigail Nims as alto soloist.

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