Beethoven's FifthThomas Wilkins, conductor
Ilya Gringolts, violinist
ELGAR: Violin Concerto
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5
Arguably the best-known opening theme in all of classical music, Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony leads you on a thrilling, uplifting, emotional journey. Ilya Gringolts, whom the Financial Times has praised as “one of the most inspirational violinists today,” performs Englishman Sir Edward Elgar’s expansive, thoroughly romantic violin concerto. Also on the program is the world premiere of Invictus, a work by distinguished composer and OSU graduate, Stephen Montague.