Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 at Vienna’s Musikverein

Mr. Pape performs as the bass soloist in Beethoven’s 9th Symphony on June 21 and 22 at the Musikverein in Vienna. Philippe Jordan conducts the Wiener Symphoniker, with other soloists to complete the vocal quartet including soprano Anja Kampe, mezzo-soprano Daniela Sindram, and tenor Burkhard Fritz. One of his trademark pieces, Mr. Pape has performed and recorded this masterpiece multiple times throughout his career. The program begins with the Choral Fantasy for Piano, Choir and Orchestra in C minor Op. 80 with pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet.

Prepare for this thrilling Beethoven concert series with a YouTube excerpt of Mr. Pape performing the Symphony with the BBC Proms in 2012, or by purchasing the Franz Welser-Möst led recording of Beethoven’s 9th with The Cleveland Orchestra: