Disruptor Conductor Watch Party
Friday, May 29, 2020, at 7:00pm
TSO Principal Education Conductor & Community Ambassador Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser was drawn to classical music from a young age and often turned to it for solace. As a professional conductor today, and with roles at Symphony Nova Scotia and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, he’s using his musical power for good as he breaks down institutional walls to bring live orchestral music to young people, the LGBTQ2+ community, and people on the autism spectrum. His story is captured in the 2019 CBC Gem documentary Disruptor Conductor.
Join us for a Disruptor Conductor Watch Party on May 29. Tune in at 7:00pm to enjoy a pre-documentary talk with Director Sharon Lewis, conductor Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, and representatives from the TSO and SNS, as they discuss the impact orchestras today can have on the communities they serve. Then sit back as we enjoy CBC Gem's phenomenal documentary together.
Tune in Friday at 7:00pm and enjoy #TSOatHome!
Read more about the documentary:
Pre-documentary Chat (7:00pm)
This Watch Party is presented in partnership with Symphony Nova Scotia and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
Pre-Documentary Chat features
Daniel Bartholomew Poyser, TSO Principal Education Conductor & Community Ambassador and SNS Community Ambassador
Sharon Lewis, Documentary Director
D'Arcy Gray, Community Engagement Manager, Symphony Nova Scotia
Matthew Loden, CEO, Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Mahler Watch Party
With an introduction from Concertmaster Jonathan Crow and special guests Conductor Emeritus Peter Oundjian and Principal Harp Heidi Bearcroft, enjoy a pre-concert chat about the magic of Mahler and a surprise performance by Jonathan and Heidi. Then sit back and enjoy a broadcast of the TSO’s phenomenal recording of Das Lied von der Erde from 2017.
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Susan Platts, mezzo-soprano
Michael Schade, tenor
Recorded live at Roy Thomson Hall on Oct 20 2017.
TSO Canada Mosaic: A Canada 150 Signature Project
Mosaïque canadienne du TSO: un projet Signature de Canada 150
Read more about the work (PDF links open in a new window):
- Download Das Lied von der Erde program notes
- Download Das Lied von der Erde text with English and French translations
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
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