Kindred Spirits Orchestra - Tchaikovsky and Lizet
Friday, March 30, 2018 at 8 p.m.
Location: FLATO Markham Theatre
171 Town Centre Boulevard map
Two ostentatious works for the piano by Hungarian composer Franz Liszt lead the evening’s concert featuring prize-winning pianist Ricker Choi. Liszt’s demonic dance of death, Totentanz, conjures the Day of Wrath, while his Piano Concerto No. 2 displays theatrical feats of extravagance at the keyboard. Illuminating audiences is harpist Teresa Suen-Campbell, who performs a world premiere by the celebrated Chinese composer Chan Wing-Wah. The beautifully orchestrated Symphony No. 3 “Polish” by Tchaikovsky is sure to please the ears in its unconventional five-movement format.
Liszt, Totentanz, S. 126
Liszt, Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 2, S. 125
Chan Wing-Wah, Concerto for harp and orchestra (world première, with the composer in attendance)
Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 3, Op. 29 "Polish"
Kristian Alexander | conductor
Chan Wing-Wah | composer
Ricker Choi | piano
Teresa Suen-Campbell | harp
Michael Berec | host
7:15 p.m. Prélude (pre-concert recital)
7:30 p.m. Pre-concert talk
Intermission discussion with Michael Berec, Chan Wing-Wah, Teresa Suen-Campbell and Ricker Choi
Post-concert live jazz and a complimentary glass of Champagne.
Tickets: Orchestra Centre - $38
Box - $40
Orchestra Side & Back - $35
Balcony - $30
Seniors – ORCHESTRA SIDE & BACK & Balcony - $25
Students, Children & Groups of 20 Orchestra Side & Back + Balcony - $15
Event Organizer: Kindred Spirits Orchestra
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