The musicians of the RSO shine in a program of orchestral blockbusters, one of which altered the course of music history forever, Berlioz’s iconoclastic Symphonie Fantastique.
Former concertmaster of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Dale Barltrop, makes his RSO debut leading from the violin with Mozart’s “Prague” Symphony and Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons.
A holiday tradition for the entire family.
A true holiday favourite, this beloved comedy classic features renowned composer John Williams’ charming and delightful score performed live to picture by the RSO. Macaulay Culkin stars as Kevin McCallister, an 8-year-old boy who’s accidentally left behind when his family leaves for Christmas vacation, and who must defend his home against two bungling thieves. Hilarious and heart-warming, Home Alone in Concert is holiday fun for the entire family!
Canadian pianist Katherine Chi plays Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2. Tchaikovsky’s final and most passionate piece, Symphony No. 6 “Pathétique”, rounds out this program.
Jonathan Crow, concertmaster for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, makes his RSO debut with Brahms’ Violin Concerto. Dvořák’s Serenade showcases the RSO’s wind section.