MTT conducts Beethoven's Symphony No. 9

Two works of great intensity, both in music and text, give listeners reason to look forward with hope. Schoenberg’s brief but powerful, A Survivor from Warsaw recounts a tale of uncommon courage and faith in the face of the ultimate tragedy. In Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, hope is presented as the soloists and chorus in the final movement burst forth with Schiller’s famous Ode to Joy, an optimistic expression of unity and love for all humanity.

Availability is extremely limited for these concerts.  Please call the Box Office at (415) 864-6000 if you are unable to find seats online.

Side and Center Terrace seats not available. 


Conductor/Performers

Michael Tilson Thomas

conductor

Ragnar Bohlin

choral director

Erin Wall

soprano

Kendall Gladen

mezzo-soprano

William Burden

tenor

Nathan Berg

bass

Shuler Hensley

narrator

San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony Chorus

Program

Concert length is approximately 2 hours.


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Beethoven's Symphony No. 9

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