Masterworks I: Ode to Joy
October 1 @ 7:30 pm CDT
Our 108th Season opens with Jonathan Bailey Holland’s Ode, a minimalist and hip-hop-influenced response to Ludwig van Beethoven and his 9th Symphony through a 21st-century lens. The QCSO will then bring Beethoven’s exuberant and transcendent 9th Symphony to life, featuring a full chorus led by Augustana Professor Jon Hurty and four exceptional soloists.
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Additional Event Information
JONATHAN BAILEY HOLLAND Ode
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125
$18 – $65 Adults each | $10 – $33 Students each
Jacqueline Piccolino, soprano
Katherine Pracht, mezzo-soprano
Alex Boyer, tenor
Malcolm Mackenzie, baritone
Augustana Oratorio Society & Choral Artists
Jon Hurty, director
Enrich Your Experience
INSIDE THE MUSIC
Join QCSO Music Director Mark Russell Smith in an exploration of the Masterworks programs on the Thursday evening preceding each Masterworks Concert. Free admission. Cash bar available. Doors open at 5:00 pm and the program starts approx 20 minutes later.
sponsored by The Hotel Blackhawk
One hour prior to each Masterworks performance, concert-goers are invited to attend informational pre-concert conversations to hear about the works on the program. A video is also available on all QCSO social media platforms.
sponsored by Chris Connolly, Wells Fargo Advisors
Mingle with Maestro Mark Russell Smith, guest artists, and members of the QCSO immediately following the Saturday Masterworks Performances. Free admission. Cash bar available. The venue changes each concert.