VSO Visions of Joy: Beethoven's 9th

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The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Spring Festival presents Visions of Joy: Beethoven's 9th.

The Unanswered Question by American composer Charles Ives poses that most vexing of existential questions: What is the meaning of existence? Unanswerable, it remains unanswered.

Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 has become a universal anthem for hope, joy, friendship, and optimism for the future. This extraordinary symphony, called by many the greatest piece of music ever written, was the centerpiece of a historic concert by the Berlin Philharmonic on Christmas in 1989 that celebrated the fall of the Berlin Wall, with the great Leonard Bernstein conducting. A fitting end indeed to the 2019 VSO Spring Festival: Music and Power.


Otto Tausk, VSO Music Director and conductor

Erin Wall, Soprano

Marion Newman, Mezzo-soprano

David Pomeroy, Tenor

James Westman, Baritone

UBC Choirs

Tickets From $35
Date Apr 13
Start time 8:00pm
Doors Open 6:45pm

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