December 30 & 31, 2018

Big Band and Beethoven: New Year’s Celebration

What finer way to ring in the New Year than with Duke Ellington’s delightfully cheeky twist on Tchaikovsky’s classic, followed by Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony and its glorious Ode to Joy? A little bit smart, a little bit sassy, thoroughly exhilarating. Special Concert

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
 Jenny Schuler, soprano
 Siena Licht Miller, mezzo-soprano
 Andrew Haji, tenor
Richard Zeller, bass-baritone
 Singers from PSU, Oregon Repertory Singers, and Pacific Youth Choir

Ellington/Strayhorn: Selections from The Nutcracker Suite
James P. Johnson: Drums: A Symphonic Poem
James P. Johnson: Victory Stride
• Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, “Choral”

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Tickets start at $35

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