Beethoven & Joy
ESO Pairings

Beethoven & Joy

Conducted by Michael Stern
Friday, May 5, 2023 8:00 PM

Beethoven’s iconic Ode to Joy is certain to inspire and uplift. Witness the glory of the final movement of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, led by the ESO Artistic Advisor, Michael Stern.

Program to include:

Montgomery Hymn for Everyone
Fung Prayer
Beethoven Symphony No. 9 (Movement 4)

Program subject to change.

This performance does not include an intermission.

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Michael Stern, Conductor
Miriam Khalil, soprano
Andrea Hill, mezzo-soprano
John Tessier, tenor
Nathan Berg, bass
Kokopelli (Scott Leithead, conductor)
Òran (Kathleen Luyk, conductor)
Belle Canto (Heather Johnson, conductor)
Vox Hominis (Elaine Myhre, conductor)
Chronos Vocal Ensemble (Jordan Van Biert, artistic director)
Vocal Alchemy (Jordan Van Biert, artistic director)
Timothy Shantz, chorusmaster

31 - Admission Policy - Div Well Style

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39 - Land Acknowledgement

Land Acknowledgement

The Winspear Centre and Edmonton Symphony Orchestra would like to acknowledge that we are on Treaty 6 Territory, a traditional meeting ground, gathering place, and traveling route for many Indigenous Peoples. We honour and recognize the rich artistic, cultural, and musical traditions of the Cree, Nakota Sioux, Metis, Dene, Saulteaux, and the many more Indigenous communities that call this land we share, home.