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Johannes Debus conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra
Friday, April 20th, 2018
8:00 PM
Koerner Hall
Toronto, Canada
Canadian Opera Company (COC) Music Director, Johannes Debus, made his debuts with the San Diego Symphony and Komische Oper Berlin (Le nozze di Figaro), and performed with the Frankfurt Opera (The Cunning Little Vixen) and at the Blossom Festival with the Cleveland Orchestra. With the COC, he has conducted the world premiere of Canadian John Frederick Lampe’s Pyramus and Thisbe, Wagner’s Siegfried, and Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro. The Glenn Gould School (GGS)’s Royal Conservatory Orchestra (RCO), is widely regarded as an outstanding ensemble and one of the best training orchestras in North America. Part of the Temerty Orchestral Program at the GGS, it consists of instrumental students in the Performance Diploma Program and Artist Diploma Program of The Glenn Gould School. Graduates of the RCO have joined the ranks of the greatest orchestras in the world. Please join us for a prelude performance in Koerner Hall at 6:45pm. Program: Hector Berlioz: “Scène d’amour” from Roméo et Juliette, H. 79 Francis Poulenc: Concerto in D Minor for Two Pianos and Orchestra, FP 61 (Linda Ruan and Charissa Vandikas, piano duo) Leonard Bernstein: “Symphonic Dances” from West Side Story Part of the Temerty Orchestral Program