Alexis Hauser, Artistic Director and Conductor
Timothy Ledger, piano, Winner of the 2018-2019 McGill Concerto Competition
LERA AUERBACH Icarus
DONALD JOHNSTON Montreal Montréal (arr./orch. Marc Beaulieu)
SERGEI RACHMANINOV Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43
IGOR STRAVINSKY The Firebird (Ballet)
Let yourself be transported into the magical realm of Kachtcheï the immortal and follow the adventures of Prince Ivan as the McGill Symphony Orchestra's performs Stravinsky’s The Firebird! The program also features two-time McGill Concerto Competition winner Timothy Ledger performing Rachmaninov’s virtuosic Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, and opens with Donald Johnston's Montreal Montréal — a musical ode to a city that marked him.