About the Music
WILLIAM GRANT STILL Mother and Child
SAMUEL BARBER Knoxville: Summer of 1915
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9 “Choral”
An Ode to Joy. An anthem for humanity. Experience one of history’s most powerful and inspiring artistic works. A masterpiece whose staggering influence is felt across cultures everywhere, it culminates with the famous Ode to Joy, a rallying cry for hope, humanity, and universal fellowship.
Special performance-not on subscription series.
The Cleveland Orchestra
Susanna Mälkki, conductor
James Gaffigan, conductor
Felicia Moore, soprano
Elizabeth DeShong, mezzo-soprano
Issachah Savage, tenor
Soloman Howard, bass
Blossom Festival Chorus