Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM) presents

A Festival of Strings at the OSM Competition Finals

Final round of the OSM Competition’s 84th edition, dedicated to strings

Experience the excitement and suspense of the OSM Competition’s 84th edition, dedicated to strings. For the second time in the Competition’s history, the three finalists will each have a chance to play a concerto with the OSM’s musicians on the stage of the Maison symphonique. Come applaud and support the next generation of Canadian virtuosos!

The three OSM Competition finalists will each perform a concerto – the program will be announced following the semi-finals on Wednesday, November 8.

Tomáš Netopil, conductor

An inspirational force, particularly in Czech music, Tomáš Netopil is Principal Guest Conductor with Czech Philharmonic Orchestra with whom, in addition to concerts at the Rudolfinum Hall in Prague, he performs with regularly on tour. In 2022/23 Tomáš Netopil celebrated his tenth and final season as General Music Director of Aalto Musiktheater and Philharmonie Essen; during 2022/23 this tenure featured productions of Wagner’s Tannhäuser, Kampe’s Dogville and Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro. Outside Essen, Tomas also led a production of Kat’a Kabanova at Geneva Opera.

Opera productions in the 2023/24 season include Janáček’s Jenůfa at the Staatsoper Hamburg and Dvořák’s Rusalka at the Prague National Theatre as well as concerts with Frankfurt Opera Orchestra and the orchestra of the Tyrolean Regional Theater. Other symphonic engagements include concerts with Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and returns to Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava  and Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo. Recent and future engagements in the USA include Naples Philharmonic, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and appearances at the Aspen Festival. In the 2022/23 season he made his debut with Concentus Musicus Wien Orchestra building on his work with period ensembles, and conducted concerts in Asia with the Yomiuri and the Korean National symphony orchestras.

Maison symphonique
Saturday, November 11, 2023 at 2:30pm

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