Krisztina Szabo, mezzo-soprano © Bo Huang

Sibelius’s Majestic Second

2017-03-29 20:00 2017-03-30 22:00 60 Canada/Eastern 🎟 NAC: Sibelius’s Majestic Second

https://nac-cna.ca/en/event/13659

Lush. Poetic. Magical.

Estonian conductor Olari Elts makes his anticipated debut in Southam Hall with the NAC Orchestra. Sibelius’s second symphony, composed in 1902 at a time of political turmoil in Finland, was hailed as a song of praise to summer and the joy of living. The symphony was a major influence on the young Gary Kulesha, now one of Canada’s most esteemed composers. Kulesha has crafted From the Diary of Virginia Woolf, a showpiece for Krisztina Szabó...

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Southam Hall,1 Elgin Street,Ottawa,Canada
March 29 - 30, 2017
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Krisztina Szabo, mezzo-soprano © Bo Huang
Music Classical music
“Lush. Poetic. Magical.”
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World Premiere

Lush. Poetic. Magical.

Estonian conductor Olari Elts makes his anticipated debut in Southam Hall with the NAC Orchestra. Sibelius’s second symphony, composed in 1902 at a time of political turmoil in Finland, was hailed as a song of praise to summer and the joy of living. The symphony was a major influence on the young Gary Kulesha, now one of Canada’s most esteemed composers. Kulesha has crafted From the Diary of Virginia Woolf, a showpiece for Krisztina Szabó and the NAC Orchestra. Be there to witness the world premiere.

“Krisztina Szabó’s voice is a burnished joy… and her presence onstage was luminous…” —The Globe and Mail

Enjoy in the newly renovated Southam Hall. Better Seats. Better Sound. Better Access.

*World premiere; commissioned by the NAC Orchestra

video: Gary Kulesha talking about his composition in February 2016
Gary Kulesha talking about his composition in February 2016
Krisztina Szabo, mezzo-soprano © Bo Huang
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