Ode to Joy

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

A celebration of unity. Beethoven’s triumphant Symphony No. 9 and Esmail’s My Sister’s Voice explore themes of human connection beyond borders and the passage of time.


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

Beethoven | Symphony No. 9


Michael Christie, conductor
Saili Oak, Hindustani soprano
Ann Toomey, soprano
Courtney Jameson, mezzo soprano
Casey Candebat, 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.

With Thanks to Our 2022-2023 Season Sponsors

Grandioso Season Sponsor
John Hammer

Bravura Season Sponsor
John Shwope and Karen Dean Fritts, Ph.D.

Largo Season Sponsors
In loving memory of Cyril Reed Collett
Karen and Dr. Paul Finkel
Nancy Israel

Crescendo Season Sponsor
Fran Elson in memory of my beloved life partner, Ed Elson
Barbara Meister
Angelique Friend, Probate Services, Inc.

Corporate Season Sponsors
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