Aurora Symphony Orchestra

An Ode to Joy!
Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 3 pm


2501 Dallas Street, Aurora

Dr. Norman Gamboa, Conductor

Kim Robards, Choreographer

Margaret Ozaki, Soprano

Clea Huston, Mezzo-soprano

Charles Moore, Tenor

Malcolm Ulbrich, Baritone-Bass

Alpine Chorale, Artistic Director, Dr. David Farwig

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is undoubtedly one of the most celebrated masterpieces in western music with its famous “Ode to Joy”.  Choreographer Kim Robards created her interpretation of the full symphony in her masterwork "Unstruck Sound" which is the driving force for the unparalleled collaboration.  This production intertwines professional modern dance with groundbreaking classical music bringing together Aurora Symphony Orchestra, Kim Robards Dance, The Alpine Chorale and four top vocal soloists.

Remember to arrive 30 minutes early for a pre-concert talk featuring insightful discussions and interesting facts about the choreographic process and musical repertoire led by Maestro Norman Gamboa, Choreographer Kim Robards, and David Farwig, Artistic Director - Alpine Chorale.

Pre-concert talks are included with your concert ticket.


Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125

Spring Masterworks

Special VIP Package Available!

Includes: Reserved, priority, up-front seating and a post performance reception featuring drinks, hors d’oeuvres and a meet & greet with the ASO conductor, KRD choreographer, Alpine Chorale Artistic Director and vocal soloists.