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Georgia Symphony - Beethoven's 9th

The Georgia Symphony Orchestra

**Update 6/7/2016 – We have a winner!** Today I’m going to talk about the Georgia Symphony Orchestra or the GSO.  I’ve played in this group for the last year and for a volunteer ensemble (with several professionals scattered about), we play at a very high level.  I dare say this ensemble is more polished and…

Herr Ludwig van Beethoven

Beethoven’s 9th – The Greatest of the Symphonies

Last weekend, I was fortunate enough to perform Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with the Georgia Symphony Orchestra.  I consider the 9th to be the Muhammad Ali of symphonies – The Greatest.  There is no other symphony that compares to the raw power and exceptional beauty that Beethoven provides in his 9th. The piece was finished in…