As per a statement, the symphony is structured in 4 movements developing to a glorious choral finale. Beethoven adapted the words for the finale of the symphony from Ode to Joy, a poem written in 1785 by the well-known German philosopher, historian, doctor and man of letters, Friedrich Schiller.
The poet described joy as a ‘beautiful spark of divinity’, spoke rapturously of the brotherhood of joyful heroes and portrayed God as ‘embracing all the world from above the starry canopy’.
Expressing musically his passion for the noble ideals of his age, Beethoven developed a complicated perform marked by magnificence and grandeur. Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony premiered in 1824 and became a effective get in touch with for freedom and universal brotherhood. In the late 20th century, the musical theme of Ode to Joy was adopted as the anthem of the European Union, attesting to the stature of Beethoven’s compelling Ninth Symphony.
Tenor, conductor, composer and multi-talented artiste, Argentinian luminary José Cura is acclaimed for his original interpretations of opera characters, as effectively as for his revolutionary orchestral path.
He will lead the Orchestra and Choir of Teatro Colón Buenos Aires, South America’s finest theatre.
The 4 voices in Ode to Joy are sung by soprano Daniela Tabernig, alto Alejandra Malvino, tenor Gustavo López Manzitti and bass, Emiliano Bulacios.
Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony will be performed at Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) on a single evening only – Friday, September 13 at 7pm. A pre-efficiency speak for ticket holders only will take spot a single hour prior to the concert. A Coffee & Dates session with José Cura will be held on September 9 at 7pm.
Please seek the advice of www.rohmuscat.org for additional details and booking.
Information Source: Muscat Daily