Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy”
Experience the brilliance of Andrew Norman, one of America’s most inventive young composers and the Utah Symphony’s new composer-in-association. His fantasy piano concerto Suspend will envelop you with its dream-like quality of improvisation. Then buckle up for Beethoven’s final symphonic utterance, the Ninth, bursting with power and energy and culminating with the famous “Ode to Joy.” You won’t want to miss this season-launching event, which is sure to delight all music lovers.
Signature Performance: No discounts available.
Andrew Norman: Suspend a fantasy for piano and orchestra
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 “Choral”
Thierry Fischer, conductor
Jason Hardink, piano
Joélle Harvey, soprano
Kirstin Chávez, mezzo-soprano
Issachah Savage, tenor
Patrick Carfizzi, bass-baritone
Utah Symphony Chorus
University of Utah Choirs
Barlow Bradford, chorus director
GENERAL AGE GUIDELINE: Individuals ages five and older are welcome at this performance. Parents should ensure their children are able to sit quietly through the performance without disturbing others around them. No babes in arms will be admitted.