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Conversations with the performers, the conductors, the composers and other people instrumental in creating today's live and recorded classical music.

The Bridgeport Symphony's "Ode To Joy"

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On Saturday, Dec. 12, the Greater Bridgeport Symphony will perform Beethoven's life-affirming Symphony No. 9, with the Mendelssohn Choir at the Klein in Bridgeport.  Kate Remington talked with conductor Eric Jacobsen about what the piece means to him, and why it's such a profound work.