Symphony Silicon Valley – Beethoven’s 9th


Ludwig van Beethoven, (1770 – 1827) was a German composer and one of the most famous and influential composers of all time.

The Ninth Symphony is one of Beethoven most famous symphonies and his last. He was totally deaf when he began composing the symphony in1818; his hearing gradually deteriorated beginning in his twenties. Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 Choral was completed early in 1824 and then premiered on May 7, 1824 in Vienna.

This Thursday through Sunday at the California Theatre Brazilian-born Fabio Mechetti conducts Symphony Silicon Valley and the hundred-voice Chorale in performances of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor Choral proceeded by Johannes Brahms’ Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny).

You will be humming Ode to Joy for weeks.

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony
The California Theatre
345 South First Street, San Jose

Thursday 7:30 pm, March 27
Friday 8:00 pm, March 28
Saturday 8:00 pm, March 29
Sunday 2:30 pm, March 30

For more information including tickets, check here.

Center for Beethoven Studies at San Jose State University

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