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Joshua Weilerstein conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra

Joshua Weilerstein conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra Canon Shibata, cello
Joshua Weilerstein conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra
February 09, 2024 | 8:00 PM
  • Venue: Koerner Hall
  • Series: Royal Conservatory Orchestra and Opera, The Glenn Gould School Orchestra and Opera
  • Genre: Classical
  • Presenter: The Royal Conservatory

“A Born Communicator” (Le Temps), Joshua Weilerstein is the Artistic Director of the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne who enjoys a flourishing guest conducting career. He has been praised for “intense, eloquently moving and spectacularly knife-edge” performances (Classical Source).

Cellist Canon Shibata is the Grand Prize winner of The Robert W. and G. Ann Corcoran Concerto Competition and an alumna of The Alexandra Koerner Yeo Cello Program at The Glenn Gould School.

Part of the Temerty Orchestral Program at The Glenn Gould School (GGS), the Royal Conservatory Orchestra (RCO) is widely regarded as an outstanding ensemble and one of the best training orchestras in North America. 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. 

Please join us! This concert is preceded by a short performance by talented students of The Glenn Gould School and a pre-concert talk in the Leslie & Anna Dan Galleria. Prelude recital starts at 6:45pm; pre-concert talk starts at 7:30pm.

Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in E Minor, op. 85
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C sharp Minor

Estimated Concert Length: 1st half: 40 minutes - 20 minutes intermission - 2nd half: 75 minutes