Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9

December 27, 2018, 10:00 pm

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Jun Märkl conducts a performance that culminates in Beethoven’s iconic Symphony No. 9. Also featured, Joan Tower’s Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 1 and Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms. Ken-David Masur leads a performance of Augusta Read Thomas’s Radiant Circles.

This is the final broadcast in this series for 2018.


Augusta Read THOMAS: Radiant Circles
Ken-David Masur, conductor

Joan TOWER: Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman, No. 1

BERNSTEIN: Chichester Psalms for Chorus and Orchestra
Evan Bagwell, boy soprano; Milwaukee Symphony Chorus: Cheryl Frazes Hill, chorus director

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Opus 125, “Choral”
Heidi Stober, soprano; Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano; Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor; Morris Robinson, bass; Milwaukee Symphony Chorus: Cheryl Frazes Hill, chorus director