2016/2017 Masters Applause

2016/2017

Memorable performances of familiar masterpieces.

Arrive early for our Symphony Preludes,an in-depth presentation about the musical works.

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(6 Saturday evenings at 8:00 pm)
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*Single tickets subject to applicable ticket fees. Individual concerts are available for purchase beginning Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 10am.

Total events: 6

Chopin Piano Concerto No.2

SAT, OCTOBER 29, 2016 AT 8:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Saturday Masters Applause
In 2015, Charles Richard-Hamelin became the first Canadian laureate in the 88-year history of Poland's Chopin Piano Competition, taking home the Silver Medal. Hear his award-winning interpretation of Chopin alongside Carl Nielsen's dazzling symphony and Clemont Pépin's tuneful variations, conducted by the dynamic Alexander Prior.

Music of South America

SAT, NOVEMBER 26, 2016 AT 8:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Friday Masters
José Luis Gomez conducts music from Latin and South America inspired by European masters. Andrew Wan, now the Montreal Symphony’s concertmaster, makes a welcome return.

Fauré's Requiem

SAT, FEBRUARY 11, 2017 AT 8:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Saturday Masters Applause
Gabriel Fauré wrote his beloved Requiem not as a mass for the departed, but as consolation and comfort for those who remain.

Brahms & Dvorák

SAT, MARCH 18, 2017 AT 8:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Saturday Masters Applause
These are works of tribute and celebration from two close friends who just happened to be supreme composers. Brahms' cheerful overture is brimful of student drinking songs (!) while his serene Second Symphony was his most charming and warm.

Schubert’s “Great” Symphony

SAT, APRIL 8, 2017 AT 8:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Air Canada Masters Applause
This ambitious program presents two era-defining works: Schubert’s last completed symphony, “The Great” C Major, which ushered in the new Romantic era, in bold contrast to Bartók’s starkly modern Second Violin Concerto, featuring ESO Concertmaster Robert Uchida.

Metropolis

SAT, MAY 27, 2017 AT 8:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Saturday Masters Applause
A program of cityscapes by cosmopolitan composers and a night of sophistication and big-city swagger, as Bill Eddins is joined by superb Canadian soloists. From movie scores to a Prokofiev concerto, this is a night of uptown masterpieces.

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