A Tribute to Maureen Forrester


Thursday, October 19, 2017 8:00PM
Roy Thomson Hall

A Tribute to Maureen Forrester

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ROY THOMSON HALL
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Susan Platts, mezzo-soprano
Michael Schade, tenor
Ben Heppner, host

John Abram: Sesquie for Canada’s 150th
Howard Shore/text by Elizabeth Cotnoir: New Work for Mezzo-soprano and Orchestra (Commission/World Première)
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth)

One of the finest voices of her generation, Canadian contralto Maureen Forrester dazzled audiences worldwide. Honouring her memorable life and career, these performanceshosted by renowned Canadian tenor Ben Heppner, feature a new song cycle for mezzo-soprano and orchestra by Howard Shore, performed by Canadian Susan Platts, plus one of Forrester’s signature works: Mahler’s symphonic song cycle Das Lied von der Erde.

Part of Canada Mosaic, a Canada 150 Signature Project/un projet signature Canada 150


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