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Beethoven’s Immortal Ninth*

May 5, 2018 7:30 pm

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Beethoven’s Immortal Ninth*

Saturday, May 5, 2018 – 7:30pm

Johnny Mercer Theater $80-$15


Konzertstück for Four Horns and Orchestra                                          Robert Schumann

Mike Daly, David Bradley, Joey Demko,

and Jonathan Croy, horns

Symphony No. 9 “Choral”                                                                             Beethoven

Savannah Philharmonic Chorus

Mary Wilson, soprano; Martha Anderson, mezzo-soprano;

Robert Chafin, tenor; Roberto Mancusi, bass


The evening begins with the vivacious Konzertstück by Robert Schumann, featuring a quartet of French horn virtuosos from the Savannah Philharmonic and the Jackson Symphony. Then the Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus concludes our ninth season with another Ninth – Beethoven’s epic Symphony No. 9 in D minor, featuring one of the most beloved melodies of all time, the “Ode to Joy.” Experiencing the Ninth live is a memory to treasure – be sure and be there!

*Enjoy fascinating and informative pre-concert talks by music expert John Canarina at 6:30 pm at these concerts. Presented by Savannah Friends of Music