WILLIS-KNIGHTON MASTERWORKS SERIES
Saturday, September 24—7:30 PM
Shreveport Symphony Orchestra
Michael Butterman, conductor
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9
The mighty Symphony No. 9 by Beethoven opens our season with tenor and Louisiana native Paul Groves, soprano Sarah Rees, GRAMMY-Award winning mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung, bass-baritone Dennis Jesse and the Centenary College Choir, Cane River Singers, FUMCS Chamber Choir and Prísma Vocal Ensemble. Mr. Groves and Ms. DeYoung kick off the evening with arias and duets, including Una furtiva lagrima and O sole mio.
Read Michael Butterman’s article on Beethoven, ‘Ode to Joy’ and the Ninth Symphony
Pre-concert talk begins at 6:40 PM
LSUS FOUNDATION –
RUTH HERRING NOEL ENDOWED CHAIR
The R.W. Norton Art Gallery will host an exhibition entitled “French Revolution on Film” from September 16 to October 30. For more information, visit rwnaf.org.