Join the Philadelphia Orchestra and their Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin for the launch of their residency with Beethoven's visionary Ninth Symphony.
One of America’s most accomplished, exciting musical ensembles, the Philadelphia Orchestra takes up residence at the Edinburgh International Festival across four concerts, demonstrating its renowned versatility and the stunning breadth of its music-making. With two concerts in the Usher Hall, another showcasing some of its exceptional players in The Queen’s Hall, and a special outdoor event, the Orchestra returns to Edinburgh for the first time since 2010, bringing its famously glamorous sound in edge-of-your-seat performances.
Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin has been the Philadelphia Orchestra’s Music Director for a decade and has thrilled audiences across the world with his charismatic music making and heart-on-sleeve emotion.
Joined by a quartet of exceptional international vocal soloists and the full might of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus, the Philadelphia Orchestra and Nézet-Séguin launch their residency with the symphony to end all symphonies. With its wit, its drama and its visionary ‘Ode to Joy’, Beethoven’s Ninth is a joyful hymn to friendship and goodwill, an anthem for all humanity.
With additonal support from
Québec Government Office in London
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