Fall of the Berlin Wall: Beethoven’s 9th Symphony

Conductor Laureate Ignat Solzhenitsyn (photo credit: Dario Acosta)


April 7, 2013 at 2:30pm
Fall of the Berlin Wall: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9
Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts
with The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
Ignat Solzhenitsyn, conductor laureate
Layla Claire, soprano
Marietta Simpson, mezzo-soprano
Norman Reinhardt, tenor
Sam Handley, bass-baritone

Meine Wind of Change
Smirnov Epitaph for the Victims of Repression
Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125, “Choral”

Under the baton of Conductor Laureate Ignat Solzhenitsyn, we journey to a historic moment in time with a program that commemorates the demolition of the Berlin Wall in 1989, leading to Germany’s reunification.

This concert is co-produced by the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts as part of PIFA 2013 in collaboration with The Center for Emerging Visual Artists featuring photography by James B. Abbott.

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