Considered to be the world's most famous classical composition, Beethoven's 9th Symphony, along with Gabrieli's Sonata pian e forte and Bach's Double Concerto in D minor, will be performed on the Mann stage by The Philadelphia Orchestra. The Philadelphia Orchestra will be joined by The Philadelphia Singers and soloists from the Academy of Vocal Arts, AND will be conducted by Xian Zhang, the first woman to be named music director of the prestigious the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi.
Xian Zhang, conductor (debut)
Juliette Kang, violin
Kimberly Fisher, violin
Othalie Graham, soprano (debut)
Margaret Mezzacappa, mezzo soprano (debut)
Zachary Borichevsky, tenor (debut)
Luis Ledsma, baritone
The Philadelphia Singers
GABRIELI Sonata pian e forte
BACH Double Concerto in D minor, S.1043
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 'Choral'