Experience the epic power and timelessness of one of the supreme achievements in music history, when Music Director Lucas Darger leads the Southwest Symphony, Lieto Voices, and professional soloists in Beethoven’s monumental Ninth Symphony. This beloved masterpiece, including the unforgettable “Ode to Joy,” symbolizes and honors equality, freedom, and brotherhood for all mankind.

“Musical history is full of turning points. Beethoven’s Ninth broke the symphonic mould.”
Fiona Maddocks, '100 Works to Carry You Through Music'

Aubrey Adams-McMillan

Aubrey Adams-McMillan


Hailed for her balanced voice and sensitive musicianship, Aubrey enjoys an active career singing Opera, Chamber Works, Art Song and major Symphonic Works. During her residency with the Westminster Choir in Princeton New Jersey, she worked with renowned conductors including, maestros Claudio Abbado, Kurt Masur, and Joseph Flummerfelt singing for the New York philharmonic. She regularly performs with the prestigious Utah Symphony and Opera, Intermezzo, Eutopia, Nova, The American Festival Chorus and Orchestra, Cathedral of the Madeleine concert series, Southwest Symphony, and Utah lyric Opera. Her debut album, “Beautiful Dreamer” can be found on all streaming platforms world wide.

Thomas Glenn

Thomas Glenn


Grammy Award winning tenor, Thomas Glenn has performed at the San Francisco Opera, The Metropolitan Opera, The Lyric Opera of Chicago, Netherlands Opera, the Canadian Opera Company, The English National Opera, among others. He frequently performs with symphonies such as the Atlanta Symphony, the Cleveland Orchestra, the National Arts Centre Orchestra of Canada, San Francisco Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Colorado Symphony and Berkeley Symphony. Features of this season include Southwest Symphony's Hallowe'en Spooktacular and Beethoven's 9th Symphony, Verdi's Falstaff with Palm Beach Opera, and a concert of Chinese music with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Thomas currently serves on the voice faculty at Utah State University.

Emily Workman

Emily Workman


Grammy Award winning tenor, Thomas Glenn has performed at the San Francisco Opera, The Metropolitan Opera, The Lyric Opera of Chicago, Netherlands Opera, the Canadian Opera Company, The English National Opera, among others. He frequently performs with symphonies such as the Atlanta Symphony, the Cleveland Orchestra, the National Arts Centre Orchestra of Canada, San Francisco Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Colorado Symphony and Berkeley Symphony. Features of this season include Southwest Symphony's Hallowe'en Spooktacular and Beethoven's 9th Symphony, Verdi's Falstaff with Palm Beach Opera, and a concert of Chinese music with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Thomas currently serves on the voice faculty at Utah State University.

Shea Owens

Shea Owens


Grammy Award winning tenor, Thomas Glenn has performed at the San Francisco Opera, The Metropolitan Opera, The Lyric Opera of Chicago, Netherlands Opera, the Canadian Opera Company, The English National Opera, among others. He frequently performs with symphonies such as the Atlanta Symphony, the Cleveland Orchestra, the National Arts Centre Orchestra of Canada, San Francisco Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Colorado Symphony and Berkeley Symphony. Features of this season include Southwest Symphony's Hallowe'en Spooktacular and Beethoven's 9th Symphony, Verdi's Falstaff with Palm Beach Opera, and a concert of Chinese music with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Thomas currently serves on the voice faculty at Utah State University.

Lieto Voices!

Lieto Voices!


Lieto Voices! A Community Choir is a performing and recording choir, now in its 20th year in Washington County.

Lieto is pronounced “lee - EH - toe” and is the Italian word for “glad.” The name represents glad voices joined in song.

Lieto is a strong, vibrant community choir that has the power to change lives through the presentation of the finest choral literature -- including music by local composers -- and provides members of the community an opportunity to further their musical experience by singing in an auditioned choir directed by outstanding local musicians.