Prior Seasons2022-2023 Season

Symphony Pathétique ◆ Sunday, October 23, 2022

One Hour and 35 Minutes with Intermission

Sunday, October 23, 2022, 3:00 p.m. (pre-concert chat at 2:15)

The George Weston Recital Hall at the Meridian Arts Centre, 5040 Yonge St.

Single Tickets On-Sale Now.

What we love about this concert

  • Composer in Residence Elizabeth Raum’s Mirror Image was composed for two orchestras. To open our season, the composer has re-written it so that a single orchestra can perform it.
  • Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor is one of the most popular piano concertos ever composed, and has been featured in movies, Jethro Tull concerts, comedy, and video games.
  • Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6, in B minor, famously known as his Pathétique Symphony, was the last symphony he ever composed. It is not so much pathetic as deeply passionate.

The Program

Elizabeth RaumMirror Image
Edvard GriegPiano Concerto in A minor
Piotr Illych TchaikovskySymphony No. 6 in B minor, Pathétique

Featured Artists

Michael Newnham, Music Director – more about Michael Newnham ⟶

Alexander Panizza – more about Alexander Panizza ⟶

What you’ll hear

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons (partial excerpt)
Edvard Grieg – Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16 – III. Allegro moderato e marcato

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