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Toronto Symphony Orchestra | Gimeno + Dvořák’s “New World”
April 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
One event on April 28, 2022 at 8:00 pm
One event on April 30, 2022 at 8:00 pm
Gustavo Gimeno, conductor
Stefan Dohr, horn
- Luis Ramirez: Celebration Prelude (World Première/TSO Commission)
- Martinů: The Rock
- Hans Abrahamsen: Horn Concerto (Canadian Première)
- Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”
A convergence of old and new worlds inspired something truly special in Dvořák’s soul-stirring “New World” Symphony. You’ll also hear Martinů’s evocative The Rock, mid-20th century music similarly inspired by the opportunity of a “new world”. A World Première from Toronto-based composer Luis Ramirez opens the concert, and Berlin Philharmonic Principal Horn Stefan Dohr gives the Canadian Première of Abrahamsen’s Horn Concerto, which was written especially for him.