Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation

Jeudi, Novembre 9, 2017
Titre de l'événement: Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation
  • Région: Ontario
  • Venue / Location: Roy Thomson Hall 60 Simcoe St Toronto, ON M5J 2H5
  • Temps: 8:00pm
  • Prix: Single tickets go on sale July 2017.
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  • Lien externe: www.tso.ca
  • Compositeur : Jeffrey Ryan
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Description:

Thursday, November 9, 2017
8:00pm

Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation

To commemorate Remembrance Day, the TSO presents Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation, a soul-searching work by Canadian composer Jeffrey Ryan and Suzanne Steele, Canada’s war poet in Afghanistan. The concert, directed by Canadian conductor Tania Miller, includes readings from famous war-related poems, and a warm-hearted selection by English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams, featuring TSO Concertmaster Jonathan Crow. (Pictured: Measha Brueggergosman, soprano)

Order tickets today when you include this performance in a three-show package, from only $79! Single tickets go on sale July 2017.

This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada. Ce projet est financé en partie par le gouvernement du Canada.

Program:
Julien Bilodeau: Sesquie for Canada’s 150th [2']
Jeffrey Ryan/text by Suzanne Steele: Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation [50']

Performers
Tania Miller, conductor
Measha Brueggergosman, soprano
Allyson McHardy, mezzo-soprano
Colin Ainsworth, tenor
Brett Polegato, baritone
Toronto Children's Chorus
Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

www.tso.ca/concert/afghanistan-requiem-generation