Romeo & Juliet

“For never was a story of more woe…” No rendition of Shakespeare’s play captures the passion and depth of feeling—or the chasm between wide-eyed love and searing hate—more powerfully than Prokofiev’s, and acclaimed Chinese conductor Xian Zhang puts her stamp on music from the treasured ballet. Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero is known for her visionary interpretations and prodigious improvisational gifts, and she offers up sparkling music of Clara Schumann, along with a few dazzling impromptu creations of her own. (Pictured: Gabriela Montero, piano)

This concert is available in the Wednesday 1 and Thursday 1 subscription series.

Concert Dates

Romeo & Juliet February 10 2021 8PM

“For never was a story of more woe…” No rendition of Shakespeare’s play captures the passion and depth of feeling—or the chasm between wide-eyed love and searing hate—more powerfully than Prokofiev’s, and acclaimed Chinese conductor Xian Zhang puts her stamp on music from the treasured ballet. Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero is known for her visionary interpretations and prodigious improvisational gifts, and she offers up sparkling music of Clara Schumann, along with a few dazzling impromptu creations of her own. (Pictured: Gabriela Montero, piano)

This concert is available in the Wednesday 1 and Thursday 1 subscription series.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 8:00pm

Program

Bellini: Overture to The Capulets and the Montagues
C. Schumann: Piano Concerto
Gabriela Montero: Improvisations on audience themes
Prokofiev: Suite from Romeo and Juliet

Performers

Xian Zhang
conductor
Gabriela Montero
piano

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

Romeo & Juliet February 11 2021 8PM

“For never was a story of more woe…” No rendition of Shakespeare’s play captures the passion and depth of feeling—or the chasm between wide-eyed love and searing hate—more powerfully than Prokofiev’s, and acclaimed Chinese conductor Xian Zhang puts her stamp on music from the treasured ballet. Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero is known for her visionary interpretations and prodigious improvisational gifts, and she offers up sparkling music of Clara Schumann, along with a few dazzling impromptu creations of her own. (Pictured: Gabriela Montero, piano)

This concert is available in the Wednesday 1 and Thursday 1 subscription series.

Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 8:00pm

Program

Bellini: Overture to The Capulets and the Montagues
C. Schumann: Piano Concerto
Gabriela Montero: Improvisations on audience themes
Prokofiev: Suite from Romeo and Juliet

Performers

Xian Zhang
conductor
Gabriela Montero
piano

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

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