National Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, ‘Choral’

200th Anniversary Concert

Tuesday 7 May 2024, 19:30

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Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, ‘Choral’ Past Event


Beethoven Symphony No. 9, ‘Choral’


National Symphony Orchestra
Brighton Festival Chorus
Rimma Sushanskaya conductor
Jennifer Davis soprano
Bethany Horak-Hallett alto
Sam Furness tenor
Stephan Loges bass
Anton Lesser speaker

The National Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Rimma Sushanskaya, gives a performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. This will mark the exact 200th anniversary, to the day, of the first public performance of the Symphony, and the second concert in the NSO’s complete cycle of Beethoven’s symphonies in 2024.

The Ninth Symphony premiered on 7 May 1824 at the Theater am Kärntnertor in Vienna, with the hall packed with an eager and curious audience. It was the composer’s first on-stage appearance in 12 years.

Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes (no interval)

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