Opening Night: Life of Pi

Canadian composer Mychael Danna’s Academy Award–winning film score to Life of Pi, based on the novel of the same title by Canadian author Yann Martel, makes its world première on the TSO stage as a new orchestral suite. Canadian violinist James Ehnes demonstrates versatile mastery in Chausson’s dreamy Poème and Saint-Saëns’s dynamic Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso.

At intermission, join Academy Award–winning director Ang Lee in conversation with Mychael Danna in the lobby, as they discuss their creative collaboration on the film Life of Pi.

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This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada. Ce projet est financé en partie par le gouvernement du Canada.

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Concert Dates

Opening Night: Life of Pi 19/09/2017 7:00PM

Canadian composer Mychael Danna’s Academy Award–winning film score to Life of Pi, based on the novel of the same title by Canadian author Yann Martel, makes its world première on the TSO stage as a new orchestral suite. Canadian violinist James Ehnes demonstrates versatile mastery in Chausson’s dreamy Poème and Saint-Saëns’s dynamic Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso.

At intermission, join Academy Award–winning director Ang Lee in conversation with Mychael Danna in the lobby, as they discuss their creative collaboration on the film Life of Pi.

Logo of Canada 150

This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada. Ce projet est financé en partie par le gouvernement du Canada.

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 7:00pm

Program

Mychael Danna: Suite from Life of Pi (TSO Commission/World Première) [20']
Intermission
Chausson: Poème for Violin and Orchestra [16']
Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso [9']
Stravinsky: Suite from The Firebird (1919 revision) [19']

Performers

James Ehnes
violin
V. Selvaganesh
percussion
Bombay Jayashri
vocalist
Jatinder Parkash
bansuri
Joe Macerollo
accordion

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

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