Inaugural Concert: Rhapsody on the Bay

Inaugural Concert: Rhapsody on the Bay

Inaugural Concert Featuring the National Academy Orchestra of Canada!

*** PLEASE NOTE: This concert has been moved from Friday, July 8 to Saturday, July 9

It’s the National Academy Orchestra’s majestic return to Collingwood. Enjoy the brilliant, symphonic power of its full 55-member ensemble with our very own Artistic Director Daniel Vnukowski at the piano performing Gershwin’s timeless masterpiece – Rhapsody in Blue.

This concert honours the memory and extraordinary legacy of its founder, Boris Brott, who passed away tragically earlier this year. His fervent energy and charisma on stage, coupled with a creative flair for introducing classical music to new audiences made him a unique, Canadian cultural icon.

The National Academy Orchestra of Canada (NAO) provides an extraordinary opportunity for emerging young Canadian professional musicians to work as apprentice musicians alongside established professionals from some of Canada’s finest orchestras.

Program

J. Hetu: Sur les rives du st-maurice
G. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Intermission
A. Copland: Appalachian Spring
A. Marquez: Dancon No. 2


VENUE

First Presbyterian Church
200 Maple Street Collingwood, ON

This event has been brought to you by the Collingwood branch of RBC Dominion Securities.

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