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Peter Oundjian conducting with his arms raised

Oundjian Conducts Rachmaninoff

Wed, Jan 17–Sat, Jan 20, 2024 Roy Thomson Hall
Sun, Jan 21, 2024 George Weston Recital Hall

Toronto Symphony Orchestra Conductor Emeritus Peter Oundjian leads Rachmaninoff’s Third Symphony, brimming with dream-like serenity and spirited Russian rhythms. John Adams’s jazz- influenced 2013 commission, Saxophone Concerto is an animated and energetic display of the instrument’s dexterity and range, performed by the incomparable Steven Banks in its Canadian Première, and a World Première by Toronto Symphony Orchestra NextGen Composer Katerina Gimon opens the performance.

Program

Katerina Gimon

New Work by NextGen Composer

World Première/TSO Commission

5'

John Adams

Saxophone Concerto

Canadian Première

29'

Intermission

Rachmaninoff

Symphony No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 44

38'

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Performers

Peter Oundjian

conductor
Steven Banks holding an alto saxophone

Steven Banks

saxophone
Oundjian Conducts Rachmaninoff is Part of

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