Considered to be the world's most famous classical composition, Beethoven's 9th Symphony, along with Bach's Double Concerto in D minor will be performed on the Mann stage by The Philadelphia Orchestra. The Philadelphia Orchestra will be joined by The Philadelphia Singers and soloists from the Academy of Vocal Arts, will be conducted by Xian Zhang, the first woman to be named music director of the prestigious the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi.
Xian Zhang, conductor • debut
Juliette Kang, violin
Kimberly Fisher, violin
Othalie Graham, soprano • debut
Margaret Mezzacappa, mezzo soprano • debut
Zachary Borichevsky, tenor • debut
Luis Ledesma, baritone
The Philadelphia Singers Chorale
SMITH: The Star Spangled Banner
BACH Double Concerto in D minor, S.1043
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 'Choral'
5:30PM pre-concert performance by the Philadelphia International Music Festival.
Free for ticket holders for this evening's performance.
Tickets on sale now via Ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000, AEGLive.com, TicketPhiladelphia.org, 215-893-1999 or The Mann Box Office.
Picnics are welcome for this performance.
The Philadelphia Orchestra