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Ode to Joy Program

Ode to Joy
Saturday, August 14, 2021 
8 p.m. at Gilmore Car Museum

Julian Kuerti, Music Director
Caitlin Lynch, Soprano
Melody Wilson, Mezzo-Soprano
Ben Gulley, Tenor
Scott Conner, Bass Baritone
KSO Chorus

Below is the concert program and roster of musicians performing for the concert, as well as thanks to our sponsors and partners. We also have a PDF file of the program, if you prefer.

Please click here for the lyrics and translation to "Ode to Joy": https://www.kalamazoosymphony.com/lyrics-joy


There will be a sound check from 6:30 - 7 p.m.  

PROGRAM

Aaron Copland (1900-1990) Fanfare for the Common Man (3 min.)

Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881): "Coronation Scene" from Boris Godunov (8 min.)
      Ben Gulley, Tenor
      Scott Conner, Bass Baritone
      KSO Chorus

-- INTERMISSION (15 minutes) --

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Symphony No. 9 in D minor (65 min.)
      Allegro ma non troppo; un poco maestoso
      Molto vivace
      Adagio molto e cantabile
      Presto -- Allegro assai -- Allegro assai vivace
            Caitlin Lynch, Soprano
            Melody Wilson, Mezzo-Soprano
            Ben Gulley, Tenor
            Scott Conner, Bass Baritone
            KSO Chorus

 

PERFORMERS

Thank you to our Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra Musicians!

VIOLIN I
Jun-Ching Lin
      Concertmaster
Oleg Bezuglov
Mark Portolese
Louisa Blood
Sofie Yang
Diego Piedra--
Hannah Christiansen--

VIOLIN II
Lisa A. Williams*
Julie Evans Little
Nicholas Naegele
Hsin-Ju Yu
Terry Lynn Vantine
Norma-Jean Forshey

VIOLA
Arturo Ziraldo
Nicholas Jeffery*
Nora Frisk
Sara Churchill
Kathy Connor

CELLO
Igor Cetkovic*
Carol Bullock Russell
Brook Bennett
David Machavariani

BASS
Charles Ingrassia
Matthew Boothe
Dominic Azkoul

FLUTE
Brandon LePage--
Nancy Rindaldi Williams

PICCOLO
Marissa Olin—

OBOE
Brad Smith
Maria L. Schneider

CLARINET
Dan Williams--
Joel Smith--
Frank X. Silva

BASS CLARINET
Frank X. Silva

BASSOON
William Wheeler
Ian Morin--

CONTRABASSOON
Lauren Murphy—

FRENCH HORN
Michael Wood--
Layne Aspach--
Tamara Kosinski
Lin Foulk Baird--
Brian Goodwin—

TRUMPET
Scott Thornburg
Keith Geiman--
Richard Neckermann—

TROMBONE
Christopher Van Hof--
Rick Uren
Evan Clifton—

TUBA
Robert Whaley

TIMPANI
Mark Guthrie*

PERCUSSION
Greg Secor
Lana Wordel--
Matt Watson--
Christopher Guthrie--

HARP
Shelly Du—

KEYBOARD
Reiko Yamada


KSO CHORUS

SOPRANO
Kylie Buckham
Stephanie Carowan
Sara Emerson
Marysol Millar
Lindsay Nichols
Alicia Renney
Esther Wurfel

ALTO
Ashley Bowen
Diana Falahee
Arianna Lutes
Meredith Mancuso
Austin McWilliams
Marysol Millar
Katherine Short
Tami Snyder-Knutson

TENOR
Joseph Gottschall
Jackie Locke
Jon Lovegrove
Brian Nederveld
Austin McWilliams
Joseph Sablan
Evan Stoor
Howard Tejchma

BASS
Jack Ford-Teich
Isaac James
Michael Montgomery
Joel Snyder
Rick VanEnk
Leo Walker

Choral Director: Daniel Brier, KSO Resident Conductor
Choral Director: Victoria Jackson, KSO Assistant Director of Operations & Personnel Manager

* KSO Artist in Residence
-- Substitute

 

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