Beethoven @ 250
KCET broadcast: Dec. 16 @ 8 p.m.
PBS SoCal broadcast: Dec. 26 @ 7 p.m.
Carl St.Clair, conductor
Pacific Chorale - Rob Istad, artistic director
PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 5, Movement I
TICHELI: "There Will Be Rest"
(Pacific Chorale mosaic recording)
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9, Choral Finale
Southland Sessions with Pacific Symphony #4
"Alle Menschen werden Brüder" - An homage to the power of the human spirit
Despite a global pandemic, classical music’s birthday boy will not be denied. Carl St.Clair and Pacific Symphony celebrate the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth. The culmination of this program will be the composer’s great work to humanity, Symphony No. 9, in an archival recording of the orchestra’s 2012 Plazacast at Segerstrom Center for the Arts.