Gemma Conducts Haydn Posted on June 30, 2017 February 17 at 7:30pm FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place) Buy Tickets Hamilton’s Haydn Festival closes with an evening that features the musical voices of Haydn’s world. Our own Principal Bassoonist Eric Hall performs a work by Ignaz Pleyel, a contemporary of Haydn’s, a not-often-performed Mozart Overture is featured alongside two works by Mozart’s friend and mentor—Haydn, the “Father of the Symphony.” This concert closes with his popular Symphony No. 88, a concert favourite, offers the inventive spirit that made Haydn one of the most celebrated composers in Europe. Gemma New conductor Eric Hall bassoon Haydn: Overture to Orfeo ed Euridice Clementi: Symphony in B-flat major Mozart: Chaconne and Pas seul from Idomeneo Pleyel: Bassoon Concerto Haydn: Symphony No. 88 Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.