Alexis Hauser- Conductor

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McGill Symphony Orchestra Montreal

Saison 2019/20 

Alexis Hauser, Artistic Director

 

 

 

 

MGSO 1                                    Sept.  20/21, 2019 - 7:30pm, Pollack Hall


                              Carl Maria von Weber :      "Invitation to the Dance", op. 65 (orch. Hector Berlioz)                                        

                              Maurice Ravel   :                "Tombeau de Couperin "                                                                                              

                              Antonin Dvořák  :                 Four Folk Songs (4 Lieder im Volkston), op. 73  (Orch: Rainer Bischof )                                                                  (World premiere outside Austria): Contralto Soloist Annamaria Popescu


                                                      1. Dobrú noc, má mila. Lento

                                                      2. Žalo dievča, žalo trávu. Allegretto grazioso

                                                      3. Ach, není, není tu, co by mě těšilo. Andante

                                                      4. Ej, mám já koňa faku. Allegretto  


                              Franz Liszt  :                     Prelude and Fugue B-A-C-H (Orchestration by Rainer Bischof)                            

                                                       (World premiere outside Germany)

                              Paul Hindemith                    Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber      

 

 

MGSO 2                                    Oct. 18/19, 2019 - 7:30pm, Pollack Hall


                                Lera Auerbach :               " Icarus "– symphonic poem (2006)  - Canadian Premiere                           

                                Sergei Rachmaninoff  :     Rhapsodie sur un thème de Paganini, op. 43                                                 

                                                                                                Soloist: Timothy Ledger, Winner of the McGill Concerto Competition

                                Igor Stravinsky  :               "L’oiseau de feu " (Ballet) (1910)                                                                                                                                   

 

 

 

 

MGSO 3                                    Nov. 22/23, 2019 - 7:30pm, Pollack Hall


                                               

                                                                    Hector Berlioz    (150th death commemoration)                        


           "Marche Hongroise" ("Rákóczi Marche") from La damnation de Faust

            "Les Nuits d’été", op. 7                                                                                                   

                                                      Soloists from the McGill Vocal department TBA

           "Roméo et Juliette", op. 17  - Orchestral Movements                                      

  1. Introduction                                                                                  
  2. Roméo seul – Tristesse – Grand Fête chez Capulet                               
  3. Scene d’amour                                                                                                 
  4. La reine Mab (Scherzo)                                                               
  5. Roméo au Tombeau des Capulets                          

                                    


                                          

 

 

 

MGSO 4                                    Jan. 17/18, 2020 – 7:30pm, Pollack Hall

             

                                                             Jean Sibelius   :    Symphony Nr. 7  in C-Major                                                                                    

                                                                                   Jeffrey Klefstad – Guest Conductor

                                                             TBA                               

                                                                                           Soloist: (Winner of  the Mcgill Classical Concerto Competition)

                                                             Robert Schumann  :    Symphony Nr. 4 in D Minor, op. 120                                                                  

 

 

 

MGSO 5                                    Feb. 14/15, 2020 – 7:30pm, Pollack Hall


                                                                 Kit Soden:          World Premiere                                                                                                             

                                                                                                 (Winner of the Andrew Svoboda Composition Prize)

                                                            Aram Khachaturian :  Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra in E Minor 

                                                                                                       Soloist: Braden McConnell, (Winner of the McGill Concerto Competition)

                                                    


                                                            Ludwig van Beethoven :    Symphony Nr. 6 in F Major, op. 68 (“Pastorale”)                                                            

                                                     

 

 

MGSO 6                                    March  21, 2020 – 7:30pm, Eglise St. Jean-Baptiste


                                                                   Johannes Brahms  :  " Ein Deutsches Requiem" , op. 45 

                                                                                            for Baritone & Soprano Soli, Chorus and Orchestra

                                                                                                   Soloists: TBA