Beethoven’s 9th at Artis—Naples

Artis--Naples - Beethoven No. 9 - 25th Anniversary Event - Live performanceGuest conductor Christian Macelaru will join the Naples Philharmonic and the Naples Philharmonic Chorus at Artis—Naples on April 10-12 for Beethoven’s seminal work, Symphony No. 9.

   Associate conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Macelaru was the recipient of the 2012 Sir Georg Solti Emerging Conductor Award, putting him on the map of conductors to watch. Paired with the Naples Phil and the 100-voice strong Naples Philharmonic Chorus, this program looks to welcome spring with Beethoven’s final symphony, the orchestration of Friedwich Schiller’s poem “Ode to Joy.”

   Part of Artis—Naples twenty-fifth anniversary events, the program will begin with Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 5 in B-Flat Major, a piece that was also influenced by Schiller’s poem and the Enlightenment era.

The program will feature the Ave Maria University Chamber Choir as well as:

Elisabeth Rosenberg, soprano

Allegra De Vita, mezzo soprano

Frederick Ballentine, tenor

Nicholas Brownlee, bass

  • Preludes begin at 7 p.m.; the program begins at 8 p.m.
  • Tickets cost $45-$105.
  • For more information, visit

Graphic courtesy of Artis—Naples.


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