Orchestre symphonique de Montréal presents

Scheherazade: the thousand and one nights

Journey to the Orient and be carried away by the magical, shimmering world of The Thousand and One Nights! Like the sultan from the Thousand and One Nights, you too will fall under the spell of the exotic sounds of Scheherazade, the greatest “Oriental” musical monument of the 19th century.

Boris Brott, conductor
Behzod Abduraimov, piano

Discover the exhilarating young Uzbekistani pianist Behzod Abduraimov, who will be making his OSM debut in a virtuosic work by Rachmaninoff.
Described by The Times as the “master of all he surveys” and with The Washington Post noting to “keep your ear on this one”, Behzod’s captivating performances continue to receive international praise.

Ravel, Schéhérazade, ouverture de féerie (approx. 14 min.)
Rachmaninoff, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43 (approx. 22 min.)
Rimsky-Korsakov, Schéhérazade, op. 35 (approx. 42 min.)

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