András Keller conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra

April 26, 2019
8:00PM
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Royal Conservatory Orchestra and Opera
Genre
Classical
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The Royal Conservatory
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Hungarian violinist, Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of Concerto Budapest Symphony Orchestra, and founder of the Keller Quartet, András Keller has won numerous awards. He was the artistic director of the Arcus Temporum Festival in Pannonhalma 2004-10, the founder and the artistic director of International Sándor Végh String Quartet Competition, and between 2012 and 2015 was head of Chamber Music Department in Liszt Academy of Music. Pianist Linda Ruan performs Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 2.

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 undergraduate and graduate programs of The Glenn Gould School. Graduates of the RCO have joined the ranks of the greatest orchestras in the world.

Program:
Dimitri Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Major, op. 102
Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini, op. 32
Igor Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring

Please join us! Each Royal Conservatory Orchestra concert is preceded by a short performance by talented students of The Glenn Gould School, and a fascinating pre-concert talk about the repertoire being performed. Prelude Recitals start at 6:45pm and Pre-concert Talks start at 7:15pm.

Can’t attend in person? Watch this event from anywhere in the world on our “Live at Koerner Hall” Livestream: www.rcmusic.com/livestream

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