Seventh Annual New Year's Performance of Beethoven's Ninth
The Green Mountain Mahler Festival presents in its seventh annual performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony on New Year's Day, with an additional performance on December 30. Conductor Daniel Bruce will lead the orchestra and chorus, with chorusmaster Matthew LaRocca and vocal soloists Stefanie Weigand, Linda Radtke, Kevin Ginter and Erik Kroncke. The Ninth is one of Beethoven's most joyous and beloved works, and a wonderful way to welcome the new year!
Friday, December 30, 2016 at 7:30 PM
Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center in Stowe, Vermont
Proceeds from the January 1 performance will benefit the USCRI Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program.
GMMF Benefit Concert Raises $7000 for Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program
Green Mountain Mahler Festival President Dan Weiss presents Amila Merdzanovic, Director of the USCRI Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program, a check for $7000 raised by our 6th Annual New Year's Day benefit performance of Beethoven's Ninth on January 1, 2016. Past beneficiaries have included the Vermont Family Network and the Visiting Nurse Association.
Commentary about the refugee crisis by Vermont Public Radio's Dennis Delaney.
Review of the January 1 performance in the Barre Montpelier Times Argus
Video by LCATV, January 1, 2016.
The Green Mountain Mahler Festival, founded in 2002, is dedicated to providing an opportunity for local area musicians to experience and enjoy the works of Gustav Mahler and other great Romantic composers, and to bring this music to the public.
The GMMF is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions are gratefully accepted.