The finale to the Society’s multi-season Beethoven: The Late Great
celebration showcases the U.S. West Coast premiere
of a new commissioned work by Mark-Anthony Turnage, entitled Frieze. Turnage’s Frieze takes its name from the Beethoven Frieze, a painting by Gustav Klimt inspired by Beethoven’s iconic Ninth Symphony, which will also be performed as part of the evening’s program.
Dean Corey’s final concert as President and Artistic Director of the Philharmonic Society is a collective celebration of Orange County, bringing in the Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra
, piano soloist Marc Yu
, and choirs from UC Irvine
and Chapman University
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Daniel Alfred Wachs, conductor
Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra
The Chapman Orchestra
Chapman University Choir and University Singers
Marc Yu, piano
Jessica Rivera, soprano
Renee Tatum, mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Phan, tenor
Craig Colclough, bass
TURNAGE: Frieze (U.S. West Coast premiere
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 1 (first movement)
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125
for program notes.
Pre-concert conversation between Dean Corey
and John Koshak
Alan Gilbert, Music Director on Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 and Anthony Turnage's "Frieze."
At just 9 years of age, Marc Yu performs Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1 with the California Philharmonic at the Ambassador auditorium (Feb. 16, 2008).
Marc Yu plays alongside Lang Lang at Royal Albert Hall, Schubert Fantasia D940.