Saint-Saëns' Organ Symphony: Majesty & Poetry
ESO Classics

Saint-Saëns' Organ Symphony: Majesty & Poetry

Conducted by Cosette Justo Valdés
March 3 - 5 7:30 PM / 2:00 PM

Resident Conductor Cosette Justo Valdés presents a potpourri of musical gems by Edmonton composer Jeffrey McCune, along with Debussy and Mozart, featuring the ESO’s Principal harpist Nora Bumanis and Principal bassoonist Bianca Chambul. You’ll feel perfectly prepared for the thrilling Organ Symphony of Saint-Saëns, which highlights the power of the Davis Concert Organ.

You are invited to attend a Prelude presentation before the Friday, March 3rd and Saturday, March 4 evening concerts, 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:

Jeffrey McCune Aquamarine
Debussy Danses sacrée et profane
Mozart Bassoon Concerto
Saint-Saëns "Organ" Symphony

Program subject to change.

This concert includes use of the Davis Concert Organ.

Digital Program Program Notes (Printer-Friendly)


Cosette Justo Valdés, Conductor
Bianca Chambul, Principal Bassoon
Nora Bumanis, Principal Harp

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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.