Conceived on a gigantic scale, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is an exaltation of the ideal of universal brotherhood. In his only symphony to use a chorus and vocal soloists, Beethoven traced the line from anguish to joy, and from doubt to hope.
In addition, Teddy Abrams has created a song cycle for soprano and full orchestra that will premiere at this performance.
ABRAMS: The Song of the River [World Premiere]
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 (“Choral“)
TEDDY ABRAMS, conductor
HAYLEY LIPKE, soprano
LIZ CULPEPPER, mezzo
SPENCER LAWRENCE BOYD, tenor
SONJIN KIM, bass
MORGAN JAMES, soprano soloist
CLASSICS SERIES SPONSORED BY: BROWN FORMAN
Coffee Series Date: Friday, May 10 at 11:00 am
Classics Series Date: Saturday May 11 at 8:00 pm
Venue for both:
501 W Main St
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