<August 2016>

Rachmaninoff & Tchaikovsky

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Orchestra Hall
Thursday, November 29 – 7:30 PM
Friday, November 30 – 10:45 AM


Peter Oundjian, conductor  Bio

Maestro Peter Oundjian, a dynamic presence in the orchestral world, continues to make his mark as one of today’s most exciting faces on the conducing scene. A tribute to his many years as a world-class chamber musician, Peter Oundjian is renowned for his probing musicality, spirit of collaboration, and engaging personality. Through his communicative gifts on and off the podium, Peter Oundjian’s concerts draw strong audiences as he explores the breadth and depth of orchestral repertoire, and teams with world-renowned soloists. In addition to his post in Toronto, Peter Oundjian continues to serve as Principal Guest Conductor and Artistic Advisor to the Detroit Symphony.

Joyce Yang, piano   Bio

Critically acclaimed as “the most gifted young pianist of her generation” with a “million-volt stage presence,” pianist Joyce Yang captivates audiences around the globe with her stunning virtuosity, heartfelt lyricism, and interpretive sensitivity. At just twenty-five years old, she has established herself as one of the leading artists of her generation through her innovative solo recitals and notable collaborations with the world’s top orchestras. In 2010 she was awarded an Avery Fisher Career Grant, one of the most prestigious prizes in classical music.


RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2