Waterbury Symphony Orchestra

2016 - 2017: Creating Community

Classical IV

Ode to Joy

Leif Bjaland, Conductor
Connecticut Choral Society, NJCS Camerata
Vocal Quartet from the Yale Opera Program
Naugatuck Valley Community College Chorale

April 22, 2017 - 8 pm
NVCC Fine Arts Center

Pre-Concert discussion: Vincent de Luise 7:00-7:30 PM

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PROGRAM


Ludwig van Beethoven — Symphony No. 9, Op. 125, D minor (Choral), Featuring: Vocal Quartet from the Yale Opera Program; Connecticut Choral Society, NJCS Camerata Eric Dale Knapp, Conductor; Naugatuck Valley Community College Choir, Andrew Ardizzoia, Conductor

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is one of Western Culture’s towering monuments. It is a celebration of joy, composed by a man cut off from the world by deafness. When three monumental movements lead up to a finale with vocal soloists and a huge choir, it feels that the entire world has joined in a hymn to our shared humanity here beneath “the starry realm.”  

 

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THE CONNECTICUT CHORAL SOCIETY, NJCS CAMARATA

The Connecticut Choral Society, Inc. (CCS), established in 1980, is an ensemble of auditioned singers who are joined by their commitment to provide a music resource for Connecticut; to encourage singing and performing choral music of the highest artistic quality, and to stimulate greater appreciation and enjoyment of choral music...more

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THE NAUGATUCK VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE CHOIR

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THE VOCAL QUARTET FROM THE YALE OPERA PROGRAM

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