PROKOFIEV AND BRUCH

Saturday, June 24, 2023 at 8 p.m. 

CBC Glenn Gould Studio

250 Front St. W, Toronto

Xiao Ming (SQ)

Maestro Xiao Ming conducts the Kindred Spirits Orchestra at CBC Glenn Gould Studio in an evening of music to unite us all. Dance-like themes and lyrical folk melodies dominate Prokofiev’s Russian Overture – a charismatic miniature symphony for a zealous large-scale orchestra. American violinist Andrew Sords masterfully interprets boisterous reels and tuneful airs in the charming Scottish Fantasy by Max Bruch. Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 7 is a memoir of fantasy and imagination, encompassing the composer’s life in his final farewell to symphonic form.

Xiao Ming | conductor
Andrew Sords | violinist
Michael Berec | host

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

7:20 p.m. Pre-concert talk.

Intermission discussion and Q&A with Andrew Sords and Michael Berec.

 

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Prokofiev, Russian Overture

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Bruch, Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra

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Prokofiev, Symphony No. 7

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