November 13 at 7:30pm
FirstOntario Concert Hall
1 Summers Lane, Hamilton
Livestream and on-demand viewing available
Stephen Sitarski, Conductor
Lawrence Wiliford, Tenor
Jessie Brooks, Horn
Bruckner: Three Pieces for Orchestra
Andrew Balfour: Kiwetin-acahcos (North Star)
Britten: Serenade for tenor, horn and strings
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8
Concertmaster Stephen Sitarski takes the stage as guest conductor, presenting works that evoke the beauty of nightfall. Canadian tenor Lawrence Wiliford joins Principal Horn Jessie Brooks to perform Britten’s Serenade, a setting of poems on the calm and mystery of night. Following the dazzling melodies of Bruckner’s Three Pieces for Orchestra, Andrew Balfour’s Kiwetin-Acohkos draws on the stars and northern lights for inspiration. Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8 offers energy and invention, closing the evening with the composer’s light-hearted side.
This concert will be approximately one hour with no intermission.
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