March 16, 2019
Show Time: 7:30 pm
Andrew Constantine, conductor
Fort Wayne Philharmonic Chorus
Fort Wayne Children’s Choir
Adams — On the Transmigration of Souls
Beethoven — Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op. 125
Beethoven’s 9th has inspired audiences with its monumental scale, intensive technical demands, and the utopian idealism of its “Ode to Joy.” It is stunningly paired with American composer John Adams’ musical commemoration of the victims of 9/11, a work described as “a place where you can go and be alone with your thoughts and emotions.”
This free pre-concert talk, sponsored by the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Friends, is designed to provide audience members insight into the evening’s concert program and featured guest artists. Musically Speaking is hosted by Fort Wayne Philharmonic conducting staff, musicians, and guest artists.
For Masterworks concerts at the Embassy Theatre: The Gallery of the Grand Wayne Center. Time – 6:30 p.m. (one hour before every Masterworks concert).