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Beethoven’s Ninth

Classical

Saturday, April 18, 2020 – 7:30 PM

Second performance: April 19 – 2:30 PM

WASHINGTON PAVILION

RESCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 19, 2020

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Delta David Gier, conductor
Dr. James Johnson, chorusmaster
Saili Oak, Indian classical vocalist
Priti Gandhi, soprano
Cassandra Zoe Velasco, mezzo-soprano
Rodrick Dixon, tenor
SeungHyeon Baek, bass-baritone
South Dakota Symphony Chorus
Roosevelt High School Chorus
Washington High School Chorus

EVENT OVERVIEW:

Esmail                          Meri Sakhi Ki Avaaz (My Sister’s Voice)

Jandali                         World Premiere

Music Composition Academy Selections

Moncayo                       Huapango

Beethoven                    Symphony No. 9, Op. 125, 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!

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CONCERT INSIGHTS at 6:30 PM

Mary W. Sommervold Hall,
Washington Pavilion
Join Music Director Delta David Gier as he contextualizes the music and enriches the performance with background on guest artists and the repertoire. Concert Insights is held in the Mary W. Sommervold Hall of the Washington Pavilion.

7 @ 7 at 7:00 PM

3rd Floor Lobby,
Washington Pavilion
Join Assistant Conductor Thomas Fortner as he leads a pre-concert talk highlighting interesting features of the concert that evening. This fast-paced and energetic lecture takes place in the north lobby of the third floor prior to every Saturday evening Classical Concert.

This concert is generously sponsored by:


*Programs and dates are subject to change.

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