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A Tribute to Maureen Forrester

November 20 @ 8:00 pm10:00 pm

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 (composer of the Lord of the Rings sound track), performed by Canadian Susan Platts in an Ottawa premiere of the work, plus one of Forrester’s signature works: Mahler’s symphonic song cycle, Das Lied von der Erde.

Alain Trudel, conductor

Susan Platts, mezzo-soprano

Howard Shore/Text by Elizabeth Cotnoir:
*L’Aube a Song Cycle for Mezzo-soprano and
Orchestra (Ottawa premiere)

G. Mahler, Das Lied von der Erde
(The Songs of the Earth)

*Commissioned for the 150th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada

Details

Date:
November 20
Time:
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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Website:
https://ottawasymphony.com/a-tribute-to-maureen-forrester/

Organizer

Ottawa Symphony Orchestra
Phone:
6132317802
Email:
ticket@ottawasymphony.com
Website:
ottawasymphony.com

Venue

National Arts Centre
53 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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