Wagner and Verdi – August 31 and September 1, 2018 LiveEvents August 24, 2018 1260 KENT NAGANO CELEBRATES THE GREAT CHORUSES OF WAGNER AND VERDI Maestro Kent Nagano and the OSM Chorus present the choral and orchestral works of Wagner and Verdi, two leading lights of German and Italian Romanticism. The concert features the most beautiful excerpts from the operas Aida, Nabucco, Tannhaüser and Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), all examples of the grandiose use that was made of choruses and the orchestra in these composers’ great works. Artists Orchestre symphonique de Montréal Kent Nagano, conductor The OSM Chorus Maurice Boyer, OSM chorus master Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg [The Master-Singers of Nuremberg], “Prelude” (9 min.) Wagner, Tannhäuser, “Freudig begrüssen wir die edle Halle” (8 min.) Wagner, Die Walküre [The Valkyrie], Prelude “Ride of the Valkyries” (5 min.) Verdi, La traviata, “Prelude” (4 min.) Verdi, Nabucco, “Va, pensiero” (5 min.) Verdi, Aïda, “Gloria all’ Egitto” (7 min.) Friday, August 31, 2018 at 7:00pm SOLD OUT Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 9:30pm Maison Symphonique For information and tickets: www.placedesarts.com 514-842-2112 or 1-866-842-2112 Take part in the symphonic event of the summer! For the seventh year running, the OSM Classical Spree will contribute to the effervescence of summer in Montreal. With more than 30 colourful and affordable concerts, between 45 and 60 minutes, and an assortment of free activities, this musical celebration will make the heart of the city beat a little faster. The Classical Spree is proud to represent classical music as one of Montreal’s many vibrant festivals. For the complete list of concerts and activities visit: www.osm.ca Related
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