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Colorado Music Festival - Beethoven's Ninth

Jul 13, 2017

Beethoven’s Ninth
Conductor: Jean-Marie Zeitouni
Guest Artists: Mary Wilson, soprano; Michelle De Young, mezzo-soprano; Jason Baldwin, tenor; Keith Miller, bass-baritone; CMF Chorus; CMF Orchestra

Jean-Marie Zeitouni conducts Beethoven’s grand Ninth Symphony, with its iconic finale, “Ode to Joy” featuring nationally acclaimed opera singers, including Grammy-winning mezzo soprano Michelle DeYoung, soprano Mary Wilson, tenor Jason Baldwin, and former University of Colorado football player/Metropolitan Opera singer Keith Miller, bass-baritone. It’s perfectly paired with Mahler’s vocally thrilling Songs of a Wayfarer, as well as the North American Premiere of Betsy Jolas’ A Little Summer Suite.

Program:
Betsy Jolas: A Little Summer Suite (North American premiere)
Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a wayfarer)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, Op. 125 in D minor