The Composer Is Dead

Calling all sneaky sleuths and would-be detectives! Who snuffed out the composer? Was it the shifty string section, or maybe the treacherous trombones? Every instrument in the Orchestra is a suspect! With music by Nathaniel Stookey and text by Lemony Snicket, The Composer Is Dead is a hilarious whodunit for the whole family.

Young People's Concerts are roughly one hour in length, with no intermission. All four Young People's Concerts can also be purchased as a package!

Sound the trumpets! We've added a free, interactive Instrument Discovery Zone to our YPC pre-concert lobby activities. Be sure to arrive early for a chance to play a wide variety of orchestral instruments yourself. You may just discover one that strikes a chord with you!

Concert Dates

The Composer Is Dead March 1 2020 2PM

Calling all sneaky sleuths and would-be detectives! Who snuffed out the composer? Was it the shifty string section, or maybe the treacherous trombones? Every instrument in the Orchestra is a suspect! With music by Nathaniel Stookey and text by Lemony Snicket, The Composer Is Dead is a hilarious whodunit for the whole family.

Young People's Concerts are roughly one hour in length, with no intermission. All four Young People's Concerts can also be purchased as a package!

Sound the trumpets! We've added a free, interactive Instrument Discovery Zone to our YPC pre-concert lobby activities. Be sure to arrive early for a chance to play a wide variety of orchestral instruments yourself. You may just discover one that strikes a chord with you!

Sunday, March 1, 2020 - 2:00pm

Program

Lalo Schifrin: Theme from Mission: Impossible
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 – Mvt. I
Mancini/arr. H. Cable: Main Theme from The Pink Panther
Nathaniel Stookey: The Composer Is Dead

Performers

RBC Resident Conductor
Kevin Frank
host
Eugene Ye
cello (2018/19 TSYO Concerto Competition winner)

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

The Composer Is Dead March 1 2020 4PM

Calling all sneaky sleuths and would-be detectives! Who snuffed out the composer? Was it the shifty string section, or maybe the treacherous trombones? Every instrument in the Orchestra is a suspect! With music by Nathaniel Stookey and text by Lemony Snicket, The Composer Is Dead is a hilarious whodunit for the whole family.

Young People's Concerts are roughly one hour in length, with no intermission. All four Young People's Concerts can also be purchased as a package!

Sound the trumpets! We've added a free, interactive Instrument Discovery Zone to our YPC pre-concert lobby activities. Be sure to arrive early for a chance to play a wide variety of orchestral instruments yourself. You may just discover one that strikes a chord with you!

Sunday, March 1, 2020 - 4:00pm

Program

Lalo Schifrin: Theme from Mission: Impossible
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 – Mvt. I
Mancini/arr. H. Cable: Main Theme from The Pink Panther
Nathaniel Stookey: The Composer Is Dead

Performers

RBC Resident Conductor
Kevin Frank
host
Eugene Ye
cello (2018/19 TSYO Concerto Competition winner)

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

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