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Beethoven’s 5th
Saturday, October 7, 2023 – 7:30 PM
Concert Insights at 6:30p

Join Music Director Delta David Gier with special guests from the South Dakota African American History Museum, Curator Zach Van Harris Jr. and Executive Director Julian Beaudoin, as they contextualize and enrich the performance and background of composers Adolphus Hailstork, Jessie Montgomery and Beethoven.

Concert Insights is held in the Mary W. Sommervold Hall of the Washington Pavilion.


October 7, 2023 at 7:30pm
The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra

Delta David Gier, Music Director

John Stafford Smith
(1750 – 1836)

  The Star-Spangled Banner
Jessie Montgomery
(b. 1981)


Adolphus Hailstork 
(b. 1941)

Symphony No. 3
I. Vivace
II. Moderato
III. Scherzo
IV. Finale


Ludwig van Beethoven
(1770 – 1827)

Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67
I. Allegro con brio
II. Andante con moto
III. Allegro
IV. Allegro

This concert generously sponsored by First Bank & Trust