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Fri, Oct 13

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Toronto

Opus III: Something Old and Something New

SOMETHING OLD & SOMETHING NEW: Now in its third installment, OPUS Chamber Music continues to welcome leading virtuosi from the world-stage: violinist STEFAN JACKIW, clarinetist YOONAH KIM, cellist NOÉMIE RAYMOND-FRISET, soprano REILLY NELSON, and OPUS Artistic Director KEVIN AHFAT.

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Opus III: Something Old and Something New
Opus III: Something Old and Something New

Time & Location

Oct 13, 2023, 7:00 PM – 7:05 PM

Toronto, 300 Lonsdale Rd, Toronto, ON M4V 1X4, Canada

About the event

STRAVINSKY Suite Italienne – POULENC Clarinet Sonata – STRAVINSKY A Soldier's TaleMAHLER The Heavenly Life RABL Quartet

This thrilling concert experience features 5 world-renowned artists, performing a powerful evening of new, daring sounds that break free from a traditional mold. In his reimagined arrangement of the theatrical A Soldier's Tale, Stravinsky tells a deceitful, devilish story surrounding a magical violin – and further transforms the traditional 'dance suite' in his fresh, energetic Suite italienne.  Poulenc's quirky Clarinet Sonata cleanses the palate in between.

In contrast, Mahler's iconic & idyllic vision of heaven from a child's eyes takes form in a stunning new arrangement derived from his Fourth Symphony. To finish with something truly "old & new", Walter Rabl's magical, rarely performed Opus 1 Quartet, the very first work he released to the public, closes the program in familiar fashion with its sparkling charm & ravishing beauty.

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