Prokofiev’s effervescent Symphony No. 1 was written as a modern interpretation of classical style of Mozart and Haydn. Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto no. 2 was dedicated and first performed by his son on his nineteenth birthday. The idea of fate continues to haunt Tchaikovsky in his dark and brooding Symphony no. 5.
FATE AND TRANSFORMATION
Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 8 p.m.
Maestro Żurakowski leads the KSO in an evening of exhilarating music at the CBC Glenn Gould Studio. The Symphonic Variations by Franck is a dramatic work for solo piano and orchestra. Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto no. 2 is a joyful work filled with youthful vitality while the idea of fate continues to haunt Tchaikovsky in his dark and brooding Symphony no. 5.
CANADA DAY CELEBRATION
Friday, July 1, 2022 at 8 p.m.
Celebrate the birth of our glorious nation with an unforgettable concert under the stars. The Kindred Spirits Orchestra presents musical favourites from the classics to Broadway and beyond under the direction of Michael Berec.