Dynamic Duo: Hannigan & Storgårds

A doubly dramatic opening! Barbara Hannigan conducts Beethoven’s overture to Goethe’s play, Haydn’s inventive orchestral showpiece, and, with John Storgårds as soloist, a Dutilleux nocturne. Then, Storgårds conducts the symphony that marked the turning point of Sibelius’s composing style, as well as Brett Dean’s re-examination of Shakespeare’s ill-fated heroine, sung by Hannigan. (Pictured: Barbara Hannigan, conductor and soprano, and John Storgårds, conductor and violin)

Performances are roughly two hours long, including a 20-minute intermission. Join TSO Chief Executive Officer Matthew Loden, composer Brett Dean, and librettist Matthew Jocelyn for an intermission chat in the Roy Thomson Hall lobby!

Concert Dates

Storgårds and Hannigan September 19 2019 8PM

A doubly dramatic opening! Barbara Hannigan conducts Beethoven’s overture to Goethe’s play, Haydn’s inventive orchestral showpiece, and, with John Storgårds as soloist, a Dutilleux nocturne. Then, Storgårds conducts the symphony that marked the turning point of Sibelius’s composing style, as well as Brett Dean’s re-examination of Shakespeare’s ill-fated heroine, sung by Hannigan. (Pictured: Barbara Hannigan, conductor and soprano, and John Storgårds, conductor and violin)

Performances are roughly two hours long, including a 20-minute intermission. Join TSO Chief Executive Officer Matthew Loden, composer Brett Dean, and librettist Matthew Jocelyn for an intermission chat in the Roy Thomson Hall lobby!

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 8:00pm

Program

Beethoven: Overture to Egmont [8']
Dutilleux: Sur le même accord for Violin and Orchestra [10']
Haydn: Symphony No. 96 “Miracle” [21']
Intermission [20']
Brett Dean: And once I played Ophelia for String Orchestra and Soprano (Canadian Première) [18']
Sibelius: Symphony No. 3 [26']

Performers

John Storgårds
conductor & violin
Barbara Hannigan
conductor & soprano

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

Storgårds and Hannigan September 21 2019 8PM

A doubly dramatic opening! Barbara Hannigan conducts Beethoven’s overture to Goethe’s play, Haydn’s inventive orchestral showpiece, and, with John Storgårds as soloist, a Dutilleux nocturne. Then, Storgårds conducts the symphony that marked the turning point of Sibelius’s composing style, as well as Brett Dean’s re-examination of Shakespeare’s ill-fated heroine, sung by Hannigan. (Pictured: Barbara Hannigan, conductor and soprano, and John Storgårds, conductor and violin)

Performances are roughly two hours long, including a 20-minute intermission. Join TSO Chief Executive Officer Matthew Loden, composer Brett Dean, and librettist Matthew Jocelyn for an intermission chat in the Roy Thomson Hall lobby!

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 8:00pm

Program

Beethoven: Overture to Egmont [8']
Dutilleux: Sur le même accord for Violin and Orchestra [10']
Haydn: Symphony No. 96 “Miracle” [21']
Intermission [20']
Brett Dean: And once I played Ophelia for String Orchestra and Soprano (Canadian Première) [18']
Sibelius: Symphony No. 3 [26']

Performers

John Storgårds
conductor & violin
Barbara Hannigan
conductor & soprano

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

Additional Notes

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