A Tribute to Maureen Forrester

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Event Title: A Tribute to Maureen Forrester
  • Region: Ontario
  • Venue / Location: Roy Thomson Hall 60 Simcoe St Toronto, ON M5J 2H5
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Price: $Single tickets go on sale July 2017.
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  • External Link: canadamosaic.tso.ca
Description:

Thursday, October 19, 2017
8:00pm

A Tribute to Maureen Forrester

One of the finest voices of her generation, Canadian contralto Maureen Forrester dazzled audiences worldwide. Honouring her memorable life and career, these performances feature a new song cycle for mezzo-soprano and orchestra by Howard Shore, performed by Canadian Susan Platts, plus one of Forrester’s signature works: Mahler’s symphonic song cycle, Das Lied von der Erde. (Pictured: Maureen Forrester)

Order tickets today when you include this performance in a three-show package, from only $79! Single tickets go on sale July 2017.

This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada. Ce projet est financé en partie par le gouvernement du Canada.

Program:
John Abram: Start: Sesquie for Canada’s 150th [2']
Howard Shore/text by Elizabeth Cotnoir: New Work for Mezzo-soprano and Orchestra (TSO Commission/World Première) [15']
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth) [59']

Performers
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Susan Platts, mezzo-soprano
Michael Schade, tenor

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www.tso.ca/concert/tribute-maureen-forrester