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9/12/08: Beethoven's Ninth

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1820 Portrait of Ludwig van Beethoven by Joseph Karl Stieler

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT – This weekend the Utah Symphony will perform an evening of Beethoven's work - including the 9th Symphony. So we're taking the opportunity to rebroadcast our conversation on the story behind the 9th. Our guest the Harvard professor Thomas Forrest Kelly says to appreciate the 9th symphony, you have to hear it in the way audiences when it was first performed in Vienna, in 1824. (Rebroadcast)

    Friday and Saturday nights, September 12 and 13, the Utah Symphony will present "Ode to Joy." The evening includes Pianist Garrick Ohlsson performing Concerto No. 4 for Piano in G major. The Utah Symphony Chorus will then join for Symphony No. 9. For tickets and information, call 801.533.NOTE, or click here

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