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Beethoven, Symphony No. 9 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine
Seeded by aconyc on 14 Apr 2010
Author: ACONYC
April 24, 2010 Coronation Anthems and Beethoven's 9th. Experience these two majestic gems live at the magnificent Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Join these 25th Anniversary festivities with the American Classical Orchestra, together with the Choirs of the Cathedral, Trinity Princeton and Trinity New Haven, and 50 dancers from Purchase Dance Corps at SUNY and Ballet Hispanico School. The Coronation Anthems are from the Westminster Abbey Coronation of King George II in 1727. Cynthia Fuller-Kling has created contemporary choreography to enhance this noble music. This concert is a rare opportunity to hear Beethoven's towering Ninth Symphony performed by New York's period instrument orchestra with 150 choristers and soloists. Arianna Zukerman, soprano | Heather Johnson, alto Choong Lee, tenor | Camille Reno, bass The American Classical Orchestra celebrates classical music performance on authentic instruments, specializing in repertoire from the 17th to 19th centuries. T