Fantasy
ESO New Music

Fantasy

Curated by Dinuk Wijeratne
Friday, January 31, 2025 7:30 PM

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About The Concert

Triple-threat composer, conductor, and pianist Dinuk Wijeratne makes his ESO debut. A JUNO Award-winner who made his Carnegie Hall debut while still a student in 2004, Wijeratne has performed with everyone from Yo-Yo Ma to tabla legend Zakir Hussain. Experience a provocative program featuring Wijeratne’s Fantasy Variations for Piano and Strings, plus recent music by Kareem Roustom and Luis Ramirez.

Program to Include

DINUK WIJERATNE The Spirit and the Dust Two Pop Songs on Antique Poems Gajaga Vannama - Fantasy Variations on a Traditional Theme
KAREEM ROUSTOM Dabke
LUIS RAMIREZ Chido

Program subject to change.

This concert will include an intermission.

Featured Artists

Dinuk Wijeratne, Curator, Conductor & Piano

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.