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Fall of the Berlin Wall: Beethoven's 9th Symphony

Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia / The Center for Emerging Visual Artists featuring The Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia

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Nov 09, 1989 – The Fall of the Berlin Wall

Program:
MEINE – Wind of Change
SMIRNOV – Epitaph for the Victims of Communism
BEETHOVEN – Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125, “Choral”

Under the baton of Conductor Laureate Ignat Solzhenitsyn, we journey to a historic moment in time with a program that commemorates the demolition of the Berlin Wall in 1989, leading to Germany’s reunification. Performed in collaboration with a solo exhibition of photographs by James B. Abbott at the Center for Emerging Visual Artists, The Fall: A Photographic Portrait of Berlin and the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Abbott will collaborate with Jorge Cousineau and the Chamber Orchestra to present a multi-sensory experience for the concert at the Kimmel Center.

Artistic Credits

Ignat Solzhenitsyn, Conductor Laureate
Katie Van Kooten, soprano
Marietta Simpson, mezzo-soprano
Adam Frandsen, tenor
Luis Ledesma, bass-baritone
The Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
James B. Abbott: Photography
Jorge Cousineau: Video Design


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