Beethoven’s 9th Symphony 200th Anniversary

This month, Ms. Willis-Sørensen returns to Europe to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Beethoven’s 9th symphony, with the Wiener Symphoniker on May 7th. Under the baton of Maestro Petr Popelka, Ms. Willis-Sørensen is joined by Tanja Ariane Baumgartner as Alto soloist, Andreas Schager as Tenor soloist and Christof Fischesser as Bass soloist. Part of the 200th birthday celebrations for the monumental symphony, the fourth movement will be broadcast on Arte at 22:20 CET as part of a special broadcast featuring performances of Beethoven’s Ninth from Leipzig, Paris, Milan, and Vienna. The performance in Vienna will be broadcast in its entirety on ORF III at 20:00 CET, as part of a program hosted by Barbara Rhett about the symphony and Beethoven himself.

For tickets and more information on the Beethoven 9 concert at the Wiener Konzerthaus on May 7th, click here.