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ARE SOME THINGS, BY THEIR VERY NATURE, ETERNAL What importance does classical music hold in todays world It is a question that my colleagues and I confront each day of our working lives. Society has

KENT NAGANO MUSIC DIRECTOR nine masterworks performed within the space of a week, as an ode to humanity in all its colour and contradiction, fallibility and perfection. From the youthful First Symphon

RT O PENI The OSM raises the curtain on its season with Mahlers Symphony of a Thousand, a sweeping work for soloists, chorus and orchestra. With more than 350 people on stage, this symphony was desc

CHARLES RICHARDHAMELIN AND RUSSIAN MUSIC OCT 11 8 P.M. OCT 14 8 P.M. OCT 15 230 P.M. The expressive intensity of Barbers famous Adagio for Strings and the famous Alborada del Gracioso by Ravel fra

THE ROMANTICISM OF SCHUBERT SCHUMANN OCT 25 8 P.M. OCT 26 8 P.M. JOURNEY TO EASTERN EUROPE NOV 9 1030 A.M. NOV 12 230 P.M. Considered to be a genuine musical monument, Schuberts Great symphony

THE MAGNIFICENCE OF BACH AND MOZART NOV 21 8 P.M. NOV 23 8 P.M. The timeless theme of Romeo and Juliet will stir memories of your first love, while the deep, resonant sound of Steven Isserlis cello

150 YEARS OF CANADIAN CONFEDERATION DEC 10 230 P.M. THE PASSION OF RACHMANINOFFS SYMPHONY NO. 2 JAN 10 8 P.M. CONCERT PRESENTED BY Andrew Wan, concertmaster, and Neal Gripp, principal viola of the

JACQUES LACOMBE AND THE RUSSIAN SOUL FEB 8 1030 A.M. After a grippingly electrifying interpretation of Tchaikovskys Fifth Symphony in 2015, Juanjo Mena this time around presents the stirring Pathtiq

MOZART AND BEETHOVEN FEB 21 8 P.M. FEB 24 8 P.M. FEB 25 230 P.M. THE PRAGUE OF MOZART AND DVORK MAR 14 8 P.M. MAR 15 8 P.M. Come hear two musicians at the height of their art, for whom Mozart a

S MAR 21 8 P.M. CONCERT PRESENTED BY MAR 24 8 P.M. MAR 25 230 P.M. Who is able to remain indifferent before the power of Verdis Requiem Bathe in the splendour and light of this Romantic composer

BEATRICE RANA AND THE NAC ORCHESTRA PLAY BRAHMS APR 5 8 P.M. THE GRAND RETURN OF LEON FLEISHER WITH MOZART MAY 6 230 P.M. The OSM is delighted to welcome the NAC Orchestra for the first time since

NATURE AWAKENS BEETHOVENS PASTORAL MAY 29 8 P.M. Critically acclaimed conductor Jrmie Rhorer leads SaintSans powerful Organ Symphony, a work that garnered the OSM a Juno award in 2016. The Orchestra

AN AFTER COCKTAIL WILL FOLLOW THE CONCERTS. DETAILS ON PAGE 34 EXPRESS SERIES SHORTER AND WITHOUT INTERMISSION After work, head over to the Maison symphonique to enjoy a musical timeout that easily f

FROM RAVEL TO BARBER OCT 5 7 P.M. The expressive intensity of Barbers famous Adagio for Strings and the celebrated Alborada del Gracioso by Ravel frame the two concertos for brass in this program tha

BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL The OSM and Kent Nagano invite you to take in Beethovens nine symphonies over the course of five concerts. These masterpieces together constitute one of the great pillars of classi

NATURE AWAKENS BEETHOVENS PASTORAL MAY 29 8 P.M. Written only a few months before Beethoven realized his deafness was worsening, the composers Second Symphony radiates with une xpected humour and joy

PRESENTED AS PART OF The OSMs Nordic Spring festival is an invitation to rediscover music from various Nordic countriesCanada, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Russia and Sweden under the direction of Finni

THE VASTNESS OF NORDIC LANDSCAPES APR 25 8 P.M. Critically acclaimed Finnish conductor John Storgrds kicks off the festival by directing Grieg, Nielson and Sibelius. Also on the program will be Andr

5 TO LD CONDUCTOR ACTOR ACTOR ACTRESS 12 YE Giving a child the opportunity to hear the Orchestra in the exceptional acoustics of the Maison symphonique is to offer an unforgettable musical experie

HOLIDAY SEASON BACHS MAGNIFICAT DEC 12 8 P.M. DEC 13 8 P.M. CONCERTS PRESENTED BY LE DIABLE EN CANOT DCORCE DEC 19 8 P.M. DEC 20 8 P.M. CONCERTS PRESENTED BY DEC 21 8 P.M. As the holiday seas

OSM POP Welcome to our Pop series and its world of musical surprises. Over three concerts, we invite new audiences to discover hit songs specially arranged for the OSM. Join us for these unique sessio

BRUNO PELLETIER GETS CARTE BLANCHE FEB 27 8 P.M. FEB 28 8 P.M. Since the launch of their first album in 2012, this Canadian band has conquered America, Europe and Australia with their richly detail

SCIENCE FICTION Science fiction offers composers great latitude in furnishing entirely invented spaces. Over the years, they have risen to the challenge of helping to make audiences believe in imagine

A SOU ND E NC E ERI E CONDUCTOR ELECTRIC GUITAR With the orchestra hidden behind a curtain and the hall plunged into darkness, youll be left with only music to whisk you back to the 1960s with, among

MOZARTS GREAT MASS APR 8 230 P.M. Enter into a state of calm reflection as you listen to a cappella works by Vivier, Martin and Schafer as well as the sumptuous sound of Mozarts Great Mass. Accompani

THE RECITALS PRESENTED IN COLLABORATION WITH MAURIZIO POLLINI APR 15 230 P.M. Artistinresidence at the OSM this season, the celebrated Russian pianist Mikhail Pletnev presents a recital that pays t

ORGAN SERIES Long associated with churches and sacred music, the organ, nevertheless, transcends that image. Jazz, improvisation and great classics make up this series featuring the rich and resonant

CHAMBER MUSIC LA SALLE BOURGIE AT BOURGIE HALL ROMANTIC MELODIES SEP 22 630 P.M. SOPRANO VIOLIN VIOLIN VIOLA CELLO SARAH WEGENER OLIVIER THOUIN JEANSBASTIEN ROY NATALIE RACINE SYLVAIN MURRAY WOLF I

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THE SERIES TUESDAY 1. VENGEROV PLAYS BRAHMS CONCERTO OCT 17 8 p.m. Kent Nagano, conductor Maxim Vengerov, violin JeanWilly Kunz, organ DETAILS PAGE 7 2. THE MAGNIFICENCE OF BACH AND MOZART NOV 21 8

THURSDAY 2 1. THEME AND VARIATIONS ACCORDING TO RACHMANINOFF AND ADAMS NOV 2 8 p.m. Kent Nagano, conductor Alexei Volodin, piano DETAILS PAGE 8 2. TCHAIKOVSKYS LOVES NOV 16 8 p.m. Nikolaj Znaider,

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