DATE: Sun, Jun 18, 3:00–3:05 p.m.
PLACE: Roy Thomson Hall 60 Simcoe St, Toronto, ON
Prepare for an incredible performance experience as megastar Yuja Wang performs Rachmaninoff's rich and renowned Third Piano Concerto, a composition so challenging that it's frequently referred to as "Mt. Everest of concertos." Shostakovich's First Symphony is filled with biting comedy and searing fury. It was written as a graduation requirement at the Leningrad Conservatory, but it swept the world by storm and heralded the international debut of one of the twentieth century's most distinct voices. Discover the creativity and inventiveness of some of today's most fascinating young composers as the Orchestra premieres three new pieces by NextGen composers.