French Masterpieces by Fauré and Ravel

Concert Information

Performance dates
Renaud Lapierre, violin
Symphony Nova Scotia
On the program

Harry Somers: Picasso Suite
Henri Vieuxtemps: Violin Concerto No. 5
Fauré: Masques et Bergamasques
Ravel: Ma mère l’Oye (Mother Goose)

Symphony Nova Scotia presents a rich, radiant concert of colourful French masterpieces. Experience the sheer, shimmering magic of Ravel’s beloved Mother Goose Suite – “perhaps Ravel’s most inspired orchestration” (Gramophone) – alongside a rare performance of Fauré’s elegant, enchanting Masques et Bergamasques. Plus, hear Symphony Nova Scotia’s own virtuoso concertmaster Renaud Lapierre in Vieuxtemps’ Fifth Violin Concerto, a grand, suspenseful tour de force that’s been championed by some of the most famous violinists in the world.

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

Season tickets are on sale now! Save up to 35%, reserve the best seats in the house, and enjoy a great set of benefits with a ticket package. Click here to learn more about ticket packages or call the Dalhousie Arts Centre Box Office at 902.494.3820 to book your tickets today. Single tickets will go on sale on August 1, 2018.