Richmond Symphony presents Beethoven's Ninth!
Carpenter Theatre

Richmond Symphony presents Beethoven's Ninth!

About the Event

Valentina Peleggi, Conductor 
Richmond Symphony Chorus

April Martin, Soprano
Stephanie Foley Davis, Mezzo-Soprano
Rodrick Dixon, Tenor
Damien Geter, Bass-Baritone

JOEL THOMPSON An Act of Resistance  
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9 "Choral"  

A not-to-be-missed concert experience. Hear, live in concert, the epic power and timeless message of humanity and brotherhood when Music Director Valentine Peleggi leads the Richmond Symphony, Chorus, and soloists in Beethoven’s inspiring, monumental “Ode to Joy”, The Ninth Symphony. Plus, music of Valerie Coleman. Her Umoja is Swahili for “unity.” And Joel Thompson’s “An Act of Resistance” is his plea for peace in our time.

Free pre-concert talk for all at 7pm on Saturday and 2pm on Sunday.

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