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Yannick Nezet-Seguin leads Philadelphia Orchestra in Beethoven's 9th / WRTI broadcast

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This Sunday at 1 pm on WRTI Philadelphia, it's a re-broadcast of the 2013/204 season-opening concert from the end of September, featuring Beethoven's awe-inspiring Ninth Symphony. With its universal message of freedom and brotherhood, the Ninth is the crowning achievement of Beethoven's revolutionary works, its famous "Ode to Joy" serving as a message of hope for all mankind. Showcasing the Westminster Symphonic Choir,and conducted by Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin, this performance launched a two-year cycle of all nine Beethoven symphonies.