Ludwig van B. is having a moment, again, still.
At 8 p.m. Oct. 27 at Norwalk Concert Hall, the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra celebrates the 275th anniversary of St. Paul’s on the Green with the composer’s titanic Symphony No. 9, which contains his justly celebrated “Ode to Joy.” There’s a pre-concert lecture with maestro Jonathan Yates at 7 p.m. The concert hall is at 125 East Ave. Tickets are still available at http://www.norwalksymphony.org/single-tickets/,
by calling (203) 956-6771 or by emailing email@example.com.
The Westchester Philharmonic’s 30th anniversary season continues at 8 p.m. Nov. 10 and 3 p.m. Nov. 11 at Purchase College’s Concert Hall with “wall-to-wall Beethoven.” Young star conductor Tito Muñoz leads the orchestra in the Overture to “Creatures of Prometheus” and Symphony No. 6 (“Pastoral”) and teams with the über-talented pianist Jeremy Denk in the Piano Concerto No. 3.
Muñoz and Denk will appear an hour before each performance for a pre-concert discussion with Joshua Worby, the Phil’s executive director. Audiences are also invited to a free, open rehearsal with the orchestra, 10 a.m. Nov. 10. To purchase tickets ($30 to $97), call the box office at (914) 682-3707 ext. 10.And visit the orchestra at westchesterphil.org.