PMF"s "Beethoven 9"

Marking its 25th anniversary, PMF 2014"s first orchestra program will include Beethoven"s Symphony No. 9. Believe it or not, the PMF Orchestra last performed this piece in its entirety in 1993: twenty-one years ago! Guest Conductor Osmo Vänskä will take up the baton. Known as a Sibelius specialist, Vänskä has also established a reputation as an interpreter of Beethoven, having taken on all of the Beethoven symphonies with the Minnesota Orchestra. As their first program, this will be a touchstone for this year"s PMF Orchestra. Seeing just how such experienced proficiency and youthful talent will blend promises to be fascinating! This is PMF"s "Beethoven 9."