FERVOR, FLAIR AND FANDANGO

Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 8 p.m. 

Richmond Hill Centre

10268 Yonge St, Richmond Hill

Michael Berkovsky

Join Maestro Kristian Alexander as he leads the KSO through a spirited journey of musical passion and panache. Master Russian orchestrator Rimsky-Korsakov brings Spanish flair to his musical travelogue filled with fun and fandango: Capriccio Espagnol. Composing out of pure inner-compulsion, and wherever his travels took him (Berlin, Paris, Rome and Russia) Tchaikovsky brings ingenuity and innovation to his virtuosic and unorthodox Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 2. Bruckner’s distinctive gradual-build of intensity, exuberant climaxes and powerful sudden pauses of silence is showcased in his Symphony No. 2 – the beginning of what audiences now call “Bruckneresque”.

Kristian Alexander | conductor
Michael Berkovsky | pianist
Michael Berec | host

7:10 p.m. Prélude: pre-concert recital.

7:20 p.m. Pre-concert talk.

Intermission discussion and Q&A with Rachel Mercer and Michael Berec. 

 

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Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio Espagnol

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Tchaikovsky, Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 2

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Bruckner, Symphony No. 2

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Tickets Pricing

Box Seat – $40

Orchestra Centre – $38

Orchestra back/side – $35

Balcony – $30

Box Seat – $30

Orchestra Centre – $28.50

Orchestra back/side – $26.50

Balcony – $22.50

Box Seat – $20

Orchestra Centre – $19

Orchestra back/side – $17.50

Balcony – $15

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