ASO: Nathalie Stutzmann Conducts Beethoven's 9th Symphony
Hilary Purrington — Words for Departure (world premiere)
Ludwig van Beethoven — Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral"
In her debut as Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Music Director, Nathalie Stutzmann wields the full might of the ASO and Chorus in the watershed Symphony No. 9 by Beethoven. A splendorous ode to the human spirit, Beethoven's 9th inspires generations of creatives, from filmmakers to video gamers to pop stars. Hear the piece in all its glory performed by the world-renowned Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Chorus, and soloists. The concert begins with Beethoven's dramatic Ah! perfido, followed by Words for Departure, a world premiere contemporary-flavored choral piece by American composer Hilary Purrington.
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