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Tom Wilson & Lynn Miles with the NAC Orchestra

Two of English Canada’s most enduring songwriters take the stage for a monumental double bill! Three-time Juno Award winning song Tom Wilson teams up with the NAC  Orchestra for a multi-disciplinary literary and musical performance. In conjunction with his new memoir, Beautiful Scars, Tom uses words and music to tell the story of his search for identity, […]

Mozart à la Haydn

SCHNITTKE Moz-Art à la Haydn HAYDN Cello Concerto in C major MOZART Symphony No. 39 Discover a long-lost musical treasure with Haydn’s Cello Concerto in C. Written in the 1760s for the private orchestra of Prince Eszterhazy of Austria, the concerto disappeared for 200 years — until a young musicologist found a hand-written copy in the Czech National Library in […]

Toronto Symphony Orchestra | Orchestre symphonique de Toronto

MOZART Piano Concerto No. 12 BRUCKNER Symphony No. 8 (ed. Hawkshaw) Bruckner’s radiant eighth symphony unleashes the full power of the TSO and is sure to be a riveting performance, bringing the remarkable Peter Oundjian era to a close. — MOZART Concerto pour piano no 12 BRUCKNER Symphonie no 8  (éd. Hawkshaw) La radieuse Huitième symphonie de Bruckner met en évidence toute la puissance du TSO, et vient conclure […]

Music in Greenboro presents: The fiVe Woodwind Quintet

Come join us on Saturday May 5 from 2 – 3 PM at Gloucester Presbyterian Church, 91 Pike St. as the fiVe Woodwind Quintet presents a program with music by Mozart, Franck and Holst.  The fiVe was formed in 2003 by members of the Divertimento Orchestra: Elsa Slater (flute), Christiane Wilke (oboe), Angela Blackwell (clarinet), Bob Brown […]

Russian Masterpieces | Chefs-d’œuvre russes

RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 1 RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 2 MUSSORGSKY Prelude to Khovanshchina Thrill to the music of the last great romantic composer, in this evening dedicated to the works of Sergei Rachmaninoff. A son of imperial Russia, Rachmaninoff sought to express his country’s innermost soul, “with its overtones of suffering and unrest, its pastoral but tragic beauty, its ancient and […]

Lortie Plays Mozart | Lortie joue Mozart

ROSSINI Overture to L’Italiana in Algeri MOZART Piano Concerto No. 24 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7  “Ah, we shall never be able to do anything like that!” Beethoven told a friend, when he first heard Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 24. Grandly orchestrated, moody, and tumultuous, Mozart’s greatest piano concerto has held audiences spellbound for more than 200 years. Savour the elegant […]

Brahms’s First Piano Concerto | Le Premier concerto pour piano de Brahms

BRAHMS, JOHANNES Piano Concerto No. 1 SCHUMANN (ORCH. RAVEL) Selections from Carnaval SCHUMANN Symphony No. 2 Succumb to the tempestuous emotion of Brahms’s most passionate piano concerto. Conceived after the attempted suicide of Brahms’s friend and mentor Robert Schumann, this stormy piece finds fierce expression at the hands of 23-year-old Italian prodigy Beatrice Rana. The youngest winner ever of the […]

Music in Greenboro presents: Piano Palooza!

How many pianists does it take to play a piano?  Come find out on Saturday March 24 from 2 – 3 PM at Gloucester Presbyterian Church, 91 Pike St. at Piano Palooza!, featuring 4-hands, 6-hands, and 8-hands music at the piano, as well as more traditional ensembles with voice, viola and trumpet; with musicians Annie Bilodeau (piano), Rayna Crandlemire (voice), Hillary Fay (piano and […]

Shelley and Brahms’s Second | Shelley et la Deuxième de Brahms

BRAHMS Symphony No. 2 VIVIAN FUNG Earworms* SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Concerto No. 2 Shake off the end-of-winter doldrums with this evening of sunny melodies and toe-tapping mischief. Hold on to your hats as the nimble fingers of soloist Boris Giltburg dance their way through Shostakovich’s cheeky Piano Concerto No. 2. Giltburg’s 2017 recording of the concerto won rave reviews for its “dashing […]

Angela Hewitt’s Bach Odyssey | The Bach Odyssey d’Angela Hewitt

J.S. BACH Partita No. 3 in A minor J.S. BACH Partita No. 5 in G major J.S. BACH Partie in A major J.S. BACH Partita No. 6 in E minor Beloved pianist Angela Hewitt performs The Bach Odyssey in recital. Her ambitious exploration of J.S. Bach’s complete solo keyboard works continues with Recital IV. The Bach Odyssey is presented in partnership […]

A Baroque Chorus | Un chœur baroque

Handel Coronation anthem “The King shall rejoice” J.S. Bach Mass in G major Handel Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day  Heaven and Earth join in harmony in this evening of music fit for kings and angels. Celestial voices sing the universe into existence in the glorious Ode to St. Cecelia’s Day. Handel’s secular anthem The King Shall […]

Classical Marsalis | Marsalis classique

Saint-Saëns Suite algérienne GLAZUNOV Saxophone Concerto Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 1, “Winter Dreams” When a Russian conductor teams up with an American jazzman to perform classical music, the result is saxophone as you’ve never heard it before. Composed in 1934 when Alexander Glazunov was living in self-imposed exile in Paris, the Saxophone Concerto brims with homesickness, […]

Seong-Jin Cho in Recital

Beethoven Sonata in C Minor “Pathétique” Beethoven Sonata in E Major Debussy Images (Book 2) Chopin Sonata No. 3 in B Minor  With an overwhelming talent and innate musicality, Seong-Jin Cho is rapidly embarking on a world-class career and considered one of the most distinctive artists of his generation. His thoughtful and poetic, assertive and […]

Tales of the Arabian Nights | Les mille et une nuits

Ravel Pavane pour une infante défunte WALTER BOUDREAU Concerto de l’asile  RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade  Soar away on a musical magic-carpet ride to the enchanted world of the Arabian Nights. Rimsky-Korsakov’s spellbinding orchestral suite weaves a dreamscape around a sweet, solo violin part that represents the voice of the storyteller Scheherazade, as she recounts ancient tales of […]

Music in Greenboro presents: Strings in Concert

Come join us on Saturday January 27 from 2 – 3 PM at Gloucester Presbyterian Church, 91 Pike St., as musiciansCendrine Despax and Natalie Deschesnes, (violin) Valerie Despax and Anthony Bacon, (cello) and Hillary Fay (viola) return from Music in Greenboro’s first season to perform works by Beethoven and Schubert.  Admission by freewill offering ($10 per person or $20 […]

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