The Nutcracker & Mozart
ESO Classics

The Nutcracker & Mozart

Conducted by Nicolas Ellis
Thursday, November 28, 2024 7:30 PM

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About The Concert

Nostalgic selections from The Nutcracker, a beloved ballet and one of Tchaikovsky’s most well-known compositions, will bring in wintery cheer. Even though Mozart never wrote a full ballet, he included the dance and accompanying music as part of his opera Idomeneo. Works by 20th century French composers Ibert and Tailleferre round out the program with elegance and charm.

Program to Include

TCHAIKOVSKY Favourite Selections from The Nutcracker
MOZART Ballet Music from Idomeneo
IBERT Flute Concerto Hommage à Mozart
TAILLEFERRE Petite Suite
ESO Premiere

Program subject to change.

This concert will include an intermission.

Featured Artists

Nicolas Ellis, Conductor
ESO Debut
Sarah Pollard, ESO Flute
Cantilon Chamber Choir (Heather Johnson, Artistic Director)

85 - 24/25 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.