Festival Beethoven

THE NINTH SYMPHONY

JOY AND GRANDEUR: THE NINTH SYMPHONY

Maison symphonique de Montréal

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, with its iconic “Ode to Joy,” closes this festival on a majestic note. A monumental fresco, it is an exhortation for universal peace and brotherhood. In 2003, the score was designated as one of UNESCO’s official cultural heritage treasures.

TICKETS PRICES

From 50$*

FRIDAY JUNE 1 2018

8:00 PM

SATURDAY JUNE 2 2018

8:00 PM

Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

Kent Nagano, conductor
Erin Wall, soprano
Allyson McHardy, mezzo-soprano
Joseph Kaiser,  tenor
Petri Lindroos,  bass
Andrew Megill, chorus master of the OSM
Chœur de l’OSM / The OSM Chorus

Beethoven, “Elegiac Song,” op. 118
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125

Grand preconcert talks at 7 p.m.

* The chorus master chair is generously sponsored by Mrs. F. Ann Birks, in loving memory of Barrie Drummond Birks.

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