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Electra Rising: Forsyth Cello Concerto

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Electra Rising: Forsyth Cello Concerto

PERFORMANCE DETAILS

DATES:

  • Friday, 18 October, 2019 / 7:30 PM
  • Saturday, 19 October, 2019 / 7:30 PM

VENUE: Jack Singer Concert Hall

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What you need to know about this programme:

  • Grammy Award-winning conductor Hans Graf is Music Director Laureate of the CPO.
  • Paul Hindemith was at the forefront of the German avant-garde and created bold music that defied tradition.
  • Amanda Forsyth performs Electra Rising, a deeply personal cello concerto written for and about her by her father Malcolm Forsyth.
  • She is the former principal cello of the CPO in the 1990’s
  • Malcom Forsyth was named Canadian Composer of the Year in 1981.
  • He immigrated to Canada from South Africa when his daughter Amanda was 2 years old.
  • Electra Rising was commissioned by the CPO and the CBC Vancouver Orchestra in 1995, where the premiere took place.
  • Brahms’ Symphony No. 3 is unique because all four movements end quietly.

HANS GRAF, conductor
AMANDA FORSYTH, cello 

PROGRAMME

HINDEMITH Concertmusik for Strings and Brass

M. FORSYTH Electra Rising 

BRAHMS Symphony No. 3

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Friday, 18 October / 7:30PM

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Saturday, 19 October / 7:30PM

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Details

Date:
October 18
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Venue

Jack Singer Concert Hall
205 8th Avenue S.E.
Calgary,ABT2G 0K9Canada
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