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.


Reena 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
Areté Symphonic Choir, Wyant Morton, director
Pepperdine Concert Choir, Ryan Board, director


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With Thanks to Our 2022-2023 Season Sponsors

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John Hammer

Bravura Season Sponsor

John Shwope and Karen Dean Fritts, Ph.D.
Barbara Barnard Smith Funds for World Musics and Ventura County Community Foundation

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In loving memory of Cyril Reed Collett
Dr. Paul Finkel
Nancy Israel

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Fran Elson in memory of my beloved life partner, Ed Elson
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