Bernhard and Beethoven

Concert Information

Performance dates
Featuring
Bernhard Gueller, conductor
Leonie Rettig, piano
Tanya Taqaq, Inuit throat singing
Symphony Nova Scotia
On the program

Christos Hatzis: Thunder Drum*
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3
Haydn: Symphony No. 104 “London”

Symphony Nova Scotia Conductor Laureate Bernhard Gueller returns to Halifax for a powerful, masterful performance of some of his favourite symphonic music. First up is Canadian composer Christos Hatzis’ visionary new work Thunder Drum, commissioned in part by Symphony Nova Scotia, and highlighting sampled vocals from renowned Inuit throat singer Tanya Taqaq. Then, hear Beethoven’s sweeping, spirited Piano Concerto No. 3 with German pianist Leonie Rettig, who Bernhard calls “an extremely talented, wonderful player.” And finally, Bernhard leads Haydn’s final symphony, and one of his best – the bright, brilliant “London”.

*Commissioned by Symphony Nova Scotia and the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra

Pre-concert chat

Join us for a FREE pre-concert chat at 6:45 pm in the Sculpture Court (just outside the Rebecca Cohn auditorium).

Ticket info

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