New West Symphony 2021-22 Masterpiece Series:

Ode to Joy

Sat, Nov. 19, 2022 – Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
Sun, Nov. 20, 2022 – Rancho Campana Performing Arts Center in Camarillo

Long known as a work calling for humanity to unite as “brothers,” Beethoven’s mighty Ninth Symphony has stirred whole societies to lofty ideals since its premiere in 1824. Los Angeles based composer Reena Esmail epitomizes the many facets of being and having a sister in her radiant work that joins Western Classical Music and Hindustani Classical Music traditions. The California Lutheran University Choir and Pepperdine University Concert Choir join leading vocal soloists under the direction of Michael Christie.

THE PROGRAM

Reena Esmail | Meri Sakhi Ki Avaaz (My Sister’s Voice)

Ludwig van Beethoven | Symphony No.9

THE ARTISTS

Michael Christie, conductor
Saili Oak, Hindustani soprano
Toni Marie Palmertree, Soprano
Sarah Coit, mezzo soprano
Yongzhao Yu, tenor
Craig Irvin, baritone
California Lutheran University Choral Ensembles & Arete Vocal Ensemble, Wyant Morton, director
Pepperdine University Choral Ensembles, Ryan Board, director

Program and artists are subject to change.

The Venues

THOUSAND OAKS
CIVIC ARTS PLAZA

Saturday, November 19th, 2022 | 7:30 PM

RANCHO CAMPANA
PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

Sunday, November 20th, 2022 | 3:00 PM

Questions? Call us at 805.497.5880/866.776.8400

 

 

 

Long known as a work calling for humanity to unite as “brothers,” Beethoven’s mighty Ninth Symphony has stirred whole societies to lofty ideals since its premiere in 1824. Los Angeles based composer Reena Esmail epitomizes the many facets of being and having a sister in this radiant work that joins Western Classical Music and Hindustani Classical Music traditions.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

2021-2022 SEASON SPONSORS

GRANDIOSO  Season Sponsor

John Hammer

LARGO Season Sponsors

Karen and Dr. Paul Finkel

Nancy Israel

CORPORATE Season Sponsors

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CRESCENDO Season Sponsors

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