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Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning
273 Bloor Street West
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All concerts 8:00 pm
(7:15 Pre-Concert Chats)
Koerner Hall at the Royal Conservatory

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Sunday April 2, 2017

8:00 pm Concert | 7:15 Pre-Concert Chat

Koerner Hall in the TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning, the Royal Conservatory of Music
273 Bloor Street West

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Programme

Thomas Adès (England) Violin Concerto - Concentric Paths (2005)*
Arthur Honegger (Switzerland) Pacific 231 (1923)
Alexander Mosolov (Russia) The Iron Foundry (1926)
John Adams (U.S.A.) Short Ride in a Fast Machine (1986)
Chris Paul Harman (Canada) Blur (1997)

Featuring:

Alex Pauk - conductor

Véronique Mathieu
Véronique Mathieu
violin

*Canadian Premiere

The Iron Foundry and Pacific 231 are imaginative musical depictions of forces at the height of the industrial revolution that suggest both organic and mechanical extensions of human feelings. The sonic materials of Adès’ concerto are sheets of sound in differing orbits, overlapping, sometimes clashing circular forms, and playful, easeful cycles in harmony at different rates. Adams’ Short Ride elevates the level of excitement and Harman pushes things into overdrive.


Artists and repertoire subject to change without notice.