South Dakota Symphony: Beethoven's Ninth
April 18, 2020 | 7:30 p.m.
April 19, 2020 | 2:30 p.m.
Mary W. Sommervold Hall
Delta David Gier, conductor
Dr. James Johnson, chorusmaster
Saili Oak, Indian classical vocalist
Priti Gandhi, soprano
Cassandra Zoe Velasco, mezzo-soprano
Roderick Dixon, tenor
SeungHyeon Baek, bass-baritone
South Dakota Symphony Chorus
Roosevelt High School Chorus
Washington High School Chorus
Esmail | Meri Sakhi Ki Avaaz (My Sister’s Voice)
Jandali | World Premiere
Music Composition Academy Selections
Moncayo | Huapango
Beethoven Symphony No. 9, D minor (Choral)
In celebration of Beethoven’s 250th anniversary year, the SDSO season finale is his glorious Symphony No. 9—best known for its culminating “Ode to Joy.” This entire concert is a globe-trotting program including music from Indian, Arab, and Mexican composers, and featuring a multicultural quartet of singers for the Ninth!
Suitable for all ages.
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Programs, dates, times and prices subject to change. All attendees regardless of age must purchase a ticket unless otherwise noted.