august, 2017

saturday12august12:15From Puccini to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon12:15 MAISON SYMPHONIQUE, 1600 rue Saint-Urbain, Montréal (Québec) H2X 0S1

Event Details

Orchestre symphonique de Montréal 

Kent Nagano, conductor
Sumi Jo, soprano
Brian Manker, cello

Borodin, In the Steppes of Central Asia (approx. 8 min.)
Tan Dun, Crouching Tiger Concerto, for cello and orchestra (excerpt) (approx. 13 min.)
Takemitsu, Requiem for String Orchestra (approx. 9 min.)
Puccini, Turandot: “Signore Ascolta” (approx. 2 min.)
S. Lim, “As the spring approaches”(Korean song) (approx. 5 min.)
Puccini, Gianni Schicchi: “O mio babbino caro” (approx. 3 min.)
Puccini, Turandot: “Nessum Dorma” (orchestral version) (approx. 3 min.)

Distant, fascinating Asia shines in this concert of works by two illustrious Asian composers, including the Concerto for cello by Tan Dun inspired by the soundtrack of the famous movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, which won him a Grammy Award. Revealing Puccini’s interest in Asian culture, celebrated arias from Madame Butterfly and Turandot will transport you respectively to Japan and China.

Listen to the sample

Extract of Signore Ascolta

 

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Time

(Saturday) 12:15

Location

MAISON SYMPHONIQUE

1600 rue Saint-Urbain, Montréal (Québec) H2X 0S1

PRICE

Adults: 20$ to 40$

Childrens : 10$

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