BEETHOVEN’S “ODE TO JOY” NINTH SYMPHONY

FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT ON AUG 27

Overview

Has there ever been a better time for “Ode to Joy” than right now? Join us for this FREE performance at the DCR Hatch Memorial Shell on Boston’s Esplanade, presented with H+H’s signature freshness. It’s time to reconnect with friends, family and the music we’ve all missed.

This concert is free and open to all, no registration required.

This concert will be conducted by the world-renowned Marin Alsop and will include the US premiere of a new text to “Ode to Joy” by former US Poet Laureate and Massachusetts native Tracy K. Smith.

Alcoholic beverages are not permitted.

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Sponsors

This program is made possible in part by Boston Private.

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Location

DCR Hatch Memorial Shell

Dates

Friday, August 27, 2021 at 7:00PM (Raindate: Saturday, August 28 at 7:00PM)

Music

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9

Performed by

Marin Alsop, conductor
Susanna Phillips, soprano
Taylor Raven, mezzo-soprano
Issachah Savage, tenor
Dashon Burton, bass-baritone
H+H Orchestra and Chorus
H+H Youth Choruses

Concert Length

80 minutes, no intermission

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Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
Masaaki Suzuki, conductor
Handel and Haydn Society

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