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Pianist Yuja Wang

Yuja Wang’s Rachmaninoff

Fri, Jun 16–Sun, Jun 18, 2023 Roy Thomson Hall

Ticketing Information

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Prepare for an extraordinary concert experience when megastar Yuja Wang tackles the staggering virtuosity of Rachmaninoff’s lush and legendary Third Piano Concerto, a piece so difficult it’s often described as the Mt. Everest of concertos. Biting humour and searing intensity abound in Shostakovich’s First Symphony. Written as a graduation requirement for the Leningrad Conservatory, it took the world by storm and announced the international arrival of one of 20th-century music’s most unmistakable voices. And, encounter the innovation and originality of some of the most exciting young composers of today as the Orchestra premières three new works by NextGen composers.

Program

Matthew-John Knights, Fjóla Evans, Luis Ramirez

New Works by NextGen Composers

World Premières/TSO Commissions (NextGen Composers supported by the RBC Foundation)

Shostakovich

Symphony No. 1

Rachmaninoff

Piano Concerto No. 3

Performers

TSO Music Director Gustavo Gimeno

Gustavo Gimeno

conductor
Pianist Yuja Wang

Yuja Wang

piano (2022/23 TSO Spotlight Artist)

Friday

Seven Friday concerts at 7:30pm
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Saturday 1

Seven Saturday concerts at 8:00pm
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Sunday Matinee

Five Sunday concerts at 3:00pm
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