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The Phoenix Symphony
Oct 21st 2017 @ Mesa Arts Center-Ikeda Theater
Mesa, AZ
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Beethoven Ninth Symphony
Saturday, October 21st, 2017
7:30 PM
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 Beethoven’s symphonies have endured for centuries, speaking to generation upon generation. In his final symphonic work, the composer takes his listeners on a monumental journey from anguish to joy, ending with life-affirming triumph. Assistant Conductor Matthew Kasper conducts The Phoenix Symphony and Phoenix Symphony Chorus in Beethoven’s most celebrated masterpiece – the Ninth. Also on the program – Vaughan Williams’ richly textured Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, a work that joins string quartet and string orchestra in gorgeous harmony.