Sesquicentennial Festival #LSN_Arts
THUNDER BAY ON -- September 25, 2016 (LSN) On October 20th, the TBSO’s Sesquicentennial Festival celebration begins. The festival combines three different concerts individually, or they can opt for the Festival Pass (saves 10% off single ticket prices).
The festival includes: Visions of Paradise, Celtic Superstars Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy, and James Ehnes’ Recital.
Visions of Paradise
Thursday, October 20, 2016 – 8PM, Thunder Bay Community Auditorium
Sharleen Joynt, mesmerizing Canadian soprano, will make her TBSO debut in the season-opening concert led by Maestro Post. The concert will also feature the premiere of a new work by Greek Canadian composer Christos Hatzis. All ticket holders are invited to attend a free pre-concert chat at 7:10PM to learn more about the music. Program: Elgar: Chanson de Matin, Chanson de Nuit, Op. 15, Nos. 1 & 2 / Hatzis: World Premiere / Mahler: Symphony No. 4 (arranged for chamber orchestra by Yoon Jae Lee)
Celtic Superstars Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy
Saturday, October 22, 2016 – 8PM, Thunder Bay Community Auditorium
Canadian powerhouse fiddling duo Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy kick off the Pops series with an electrifying Celtic-infused performance.
James Ehnes @40 Canadian Recital Tour
Monday, October 24, 2016 – 8PM – St. Paul’s Unite Church
A double celebration! James Ehnes will be taking the stage in Thunder Bay as part of his national recital tour inspired by his 40th birthday. Ehnes will be joined by powerhouse pianist Andrew Armstrong in a concert that will feature works by George Frideric Handel and Ludwig van Beethoven, as well as a new piece written especially for Ehnes by Bramwell Tovey, the award-winning composer and Music Director of the Vancouver Symphony.