Saturday, March 4, 2017
This program ranges from an imposing work for piano and orchestra by Jörg Widmann to the World Premières of works by the TSO’s RBC Affiliate Composer Jordan Pal and the astonishing throat singer and 2014 Polaris Music Prize–winner Tanya Tagaq, written with Christine Duncan and Jean Martin, with orchestrations by Christopher Mayo.
This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada. Ce projet est financé en partie par le gouvernement du Canada.
Concert running time is approximately two hours.
Andrew Staniland: Reflections on O Canada after Truth and Reconciliation
Jörg Widmann: Trauermarsch for Piano and Orchestra (TSO Co-commission) [25']
Jordan Pal: New Work (TSO Commission) [10']
Tanya Tagaq/Christine Duncan: New Work (World Première/TSO Commission) [20']
Peter Oundjian, conductor & host
André de Ridder, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano
Tanya Tagaq, vocalist
Christine Duncanimprovisation leaderThis is a Canadian artist
Roy Thomson Hall
60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5