OPENING CONCERT: Kent Nagano Conducts Shostakovich’s “Babi Yar” Symphony

OPENING CONCERT: Kent Nagano Conducts Shostakovich's “Babi Yar” Symphony

SEASON PRESENTING PARTNER

Maison symphonique de Montréal

Shostakovich’s Symphony no. 13 is a deeply moving tribute to the victims of oppression. This powerful work brings together the OSM Chorus and famous Russian bass Alexander Vinogradov, conducted by Kent Nagano. Fire and virtuosity are highlighted as pianist Denis Matsuev joins the OSM in a performance of Rachmaninoff’s magnificent Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.

Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

Kent Nagano, conductor
Alexander Vinogradov, bass
Denis Matsuev, piano, Artist in residence with the OSM thanks to the generous support of the Larry and Cookie Rossy Family Foundation.
OSM Chorus
Andrew Megill, chorus master

Concert on September 17, without intermission

Rachmaninoff, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43 (22 min.)

Shostakovich, Symphony no. 13 in B-flat minor, op. 113, “Babi Yar” (60 min.) for bass solo, bass choir and orchestra

 

Concert on September 18

Schoenberg, Six Pieces, for male chorus, op. 35 (15 min.)

Rachmaninoff, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43 (22 min.)

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Shostakovich, Symphony no. 13 in B-flat minor, op. 113, “Babi Yar” (60 min.) for bass solo, bass choir and orchestra

TICKET PRICES

From $46*

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TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 17 2019

7 P.M.

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 18 2019

8 P.M. 

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Kent Nagano