Bach, Vivaldi & Fireworks: The Joy of Baroque 
ESO Classics

Bach, Vivaldi & Fireworks: The Joy of Baroque 

Conducted by Nicholas McGegan
October 13 & 14 7:30 PM

Feel the joy! Handel’s Royal Fireworks Music and Rameau’s opera Naïs, subtitled “Opera for Peace,” were composed to celebrate the 1749 treaty between Britain and France. Guest conductor Nicholas McGegan brings this jubilant music to life and is joined by ESO soloists for an evening of Bach, Vivaldi, Handel, and Rameau.

You are invited to attend a Prelude presentation before the Friday, October 14th evening concert, starting at 6:45 PM in the Upper Circle Lobby (3rd Floor). This talk by musicologist D.T. Baker is a fantastic way to learn more about the pieces being performed in your concert.

Program to include:

Rameau Selections from Naïs
Vivaldi Concerto for Violin, 2 Horns, 2 Oboes, Bassoon and Cello
Handel Organ Concerto Op. 4 No. 6
Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3
Handel Royal Fireworks Music

Program subject to change.

This concert includes use of the Davis Concert Organ.


Nicholas McGegan, Conductor
Yue Deng, Violin
Allene Hackleman, Principal Horn
Megan Evans, Assistant Principal Horn
June Kim, Principal Oboe
Paul Schieman, Assistant Principal Oboe
Bianca Chambul, Principal Bassoon
Rafael Hoekman, Principal Cello
Jeremy Spurgeon, Organ

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39 - Land Acknowledgement

Land Acknowledgement

The Winspear Centre and Edmonton Symphony Orchestra would like to acknowledge that we are on Treaty 6 Territory, a traditional meeting ground, gathering place, and traveling route for many Indigenous Peoples. We honour and recognize the rich artistic, cultural, and musical traditions of the Cree, Nakota Sioux, Metis, Dene, Saulteaux, and the many more Indigenous communities that call this land we share, home.