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Concert Information: Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges

Concert Information

When:

Thursday, April 1, 7:30 pm (Premiere at victoriasymphony.ca)

This concert will be available until April 30, 2021.

Program:

Saint-Georges – Symphony in D major, Overture to “L’Amant Anonyme”
Mozart – Overture to Idomeneo
Saint-Georges – Symphony in G major
Haydn – Allegro con spirit from Symphony No. 86, Paris in D
Saint-Georges – Rondeau from Symphonie Concertante in E-flat

Conductor:

Alexander Weimann


Intermission Interview:

This week we are thrilled to welcome Boma Brown, a program manager at Victoria’s Issamba Centre, and Reginald Mobley, an internationally renowned counter-tenor, social justice activist, and programming consultant with Boston’s Handel and Haydn Society, to talk about the importance and joys to be found in challenging and expanding the western canon, as well as to provide context on the importance of Le Chevalier Saint-Georges on Western European musical history.


Victoria Symphony

Music Director, Christian Kluxen

Associate Conductor, Giuseppe Pietraroia

Violins

Terence Tam, Concertmaster & Leader
Christi Meyers, Assistant Concertmaster
Tori Gould, Principal 2nd Violin
Cory Balzer
Müge Büyükçelen
Courtney Cameron
Michele Kwon
Philip Manning
Emily Salmon
Julian Vitek

Violas
Kenji Fuse, Principal
Stacey Boal
Kay Cochran
Mieka Michaux
Cellos
Brian Yoon, Principal
Hannah Craig
Joyce Ellwood
Perry Foster

Basses
Mary Rannie, Principal
Darren Buhr

Flutes
Richard Volet, Principal
Stephanie Bell

Oboes
Michael Byrne, Principal
Russell Bajer

Clarinets
Keith MacLeod, Principal
Jennifer Christensen

Bassoons
Jennifer Gunter, Principal
Michael Oswald

Trumpets
Ryan Cole, Principal
David Michaux


Operations Manager

Liz King

Librarian

Christopher Reiche Boucher

Orchestra Manager

Eric Gallipo


Filmed March 5, 2021 at Christ Church Cathedral

Executive & Audio Producer: Theresa Leonard

Video Production: Roll.Focus.

Audio Engineer: Paul Luchkow

Video Score Reader: David Parfit


Coming up next:

Mozart Horn Concertos

April 15 @ 7:30 pm www.victoriasymphony.ca

The Victoria Symphony performs on the traditional lands of the Lekwungen peoples and acknowledges with respect the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continues to this day. We extend our appreciation for the opportunity to live, create, and perform on this territory.