2017/2018 Friday Masters

2017/2018

Spectacular performances of great masterpieces.

Spectacular performances of the great masterpieces. Stay after the show for Afterthoughts, a casual post-concert chat with the evening’s featured conductors and soloists. 

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Total events: 6

Harp & Cello

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 AT 7:30PM
Winspear Centre

Friday Masters
Carl Journey from the sunny roads of Spain to the fabled city of El Dorado, led by ESO Principal Harp Nora Bumanis, electric conductor José-Luis Gomez, and up-and-coming French-Canadian cellist Stéphane Tétrault, known for his smooth, lyrical playing.

Tchaikovsky’s 5th Symphony

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2017 AT 7:30PM
Winspear Centre

Friday Masters
Sink into a world of meditative music inspired by art, fate, and memory, bringing together the ESO’s new Chief Conductor and Concertmaster in three profound and moving works of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Ravel’s Concerto in G

FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 2018 AT 7:30PM
Winspear Centre

Friday Masters
Spark a fire within! This vibrant program features Canadian conducting star Jean-Marie Zeitouni, along with former Edmontonian Angela Cheng, known for her versatility and flair.

Firebird

FRIDAY, February 23, 2018 AT 7:30PM
Winspear Centre

Friday Masters
Experience a glittering array of music from the early 20th century, featuring a recent break-out star violinist and a guest conductor who wowed in his recent ESO debut.

Elgar & Rachmaninoff

FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2018 AT 7:30PM
Winspear Centre

Friday Masters
Emotional, intense, and achingly beautiful - words to describe each work on this program. Discover why Alexander Prior calls Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 1 an absolute masterpiece

Beethoven’s Ninth

FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2018 AT 7:30PM
Winspear Centre

Friday Masters
There’s something about Beethoven’s Ninth that doesn’t need explaining. It’s life-affirming - it embodies hope and celebrates the human spirit. Alexander Prior states “every time I perform it or even listen to it I discover new corners, new depths, new nuances that I previously hadn’t seen” - join him in this discovery.

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