April 7 & 8, 2017
Toledo Symphony Box Office
Concert Time: 8:00 pm
Both beautifully composed within one year of each other, Dvorak’s Violin Concerto and Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony typify the greatness of the Romantic Era. Grammy Award winning violinist Augustin Hadelich shines light on an elegant and often underappreciated Violin Concerto. The evening concludes with enduring audience favorite Symphony No.4.
Boulanger, L. - D'Un Matin de Printemps*
Dvorak - Violin Concerto*
Elgar - Nimrod from Enigma Variations*
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4
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Elgar's Enigma Variations has been added to the program to honor the memory of Rick Yocum, treasured TSO Trustee and Financial Advisor.
Augustin Hadelich's performance is made possible through a generous gift from Frances Renzi, recognizing her husband, James Mason. Mr. Hadelich is represented by Schmidt Artists International, Inc.
"…it was beautiful playing overseen by conductor Alain Trudel, who is probably the best thing that’s ever happened to the orchestra (CBC Radio Orchestra)" - Vancouver Sun
Praised by La Presse for his “immense talent as conductor, musician and performer”, Canadian conductor Alain Trudel is Music Director of l’Orchestre Symphonique de Laval and Principal Youth and Family Conductor of the National Arts Centre Orchestra. He is also Principal Guest conductor of the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra, was Principal Guest Conductor of the Victoria Symphony Orchestra, and guest musical advisor for the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra. Trudel was also the CBC Radio Orchestra conductor, taking the orchestra to new heights of artistic quality, as well as public and critical acclaim.
He has conducted every major orchestra in Canada as well as orchestras in the UK, USA, Sweden, Italy, Russia, Japan, Hong-Kong, Malaysia and Latin America. Trudel made his Opera de Montréal debut in 2009 and conducted the live recording of their 30th anniversary gala. In 2010 he also made his debut at l’Opéra de Quebec conducting their Gala and Die Fledermaus in 2011. Trudel is also musical director of Operas at the University of Western. Always committed to upcoming generations of musicians, Trudel was Conductor of the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra and has regularly been invited to conduct the National Youth Orchestra of Canada
"Mr. Hadelich stands out amid gifted young violinists for his prodigious technique, gorgeous tone and ability to deliver well-known works with a distinctive interpretive flair." - New York Times
Continuing to astonish audiences with his phenomenal technique, poetic sensitivity, and gorgeous tone, Augustin Hadelich has established himself as one of the great violinists of his generation. His remarkable consistency throughout the repertoire, from Bach and Beethoven to Ligeti and Adès, is seldom encountered in a single artist.
Highlights of Augustin Hadelich’s 2015/2016 season include debuts with the Chicago Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra in Carnegie Hall, as well as return performances with the London Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and the symphonies of Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Louisville, Milwaukee, New Jersey, Oregon, Seattle, Utah, and Vancouver. Other projects include a return to the Wigmore Hall in London, a recording with the London Philharmonic, a residency with the Bournemouth Symphony, and numerous recital appearances in Germany.
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