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Toronto Symphony: Dean & Ledger


Toronto Symphony: Dean & Ledger

  • Date: Wednesday, 9 March 2016, 8pm
  • Venue: Roy Thomson Hall (Toronto, Canada) — 60 Simcoe St, Toronto, ON M5J 2H5, Canada
  • Tickets: From $15 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Brett Dean’s dazzling trumpet concerto depicts various aspects of a heroic figure, from confident to introspective. It is performed by the celebrated Swedish soloist for whom it was composed. Australian composer James Ledger pays tribute to Anton Webern and John Lennon, two composers whom he deeply admires, and who died tragically. Also witness the world première of From the Vortex Perspective, a TSO commission from composer Paul Frehner, with live mixing of film by filmmaker Peter Mettler.

Note: Composers James Ledger and Paul Frehner will be present at this performance.

This concert forms part of Toronto Symphony Orchestra's New Creations festival.

Featured non-Australian music: Frehner/Mettler

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

Featured Australian Works

Dramatis personae : music for trumpet and orchestra (2013) by Brett Dean
— performed by Peter Oundjian, Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Håkan Hardenberger
Two memorials (for Anton Webern and John Lennon) : full orchestra (2011) by James Ledger
— performed by Peter Oundjian and Toronto Symphony Orchestra

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