Journeys


23 March 2023 - 7:30 pm Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Program

​​Just after catapulting to wide fame with the revival performance of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, Mendelssohn traveled to Scotland when he was 20, visiting Queen Mary’s palace, which inspired him to write his “Scottish” Symphony, one of his most performed works. Rautavaara’s “Angel of Light” is about dream travel when he was a child, and Russian born Ichmouratov came to Canada when he was 24, moving permanently one year later.

Einojuhani Rautavaara: Symphony No.7, mvt.3 “Come un sogno” 
Airat Ichmouratov: Cello Concerto No.1 
—intermission—
Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No.3 in A minor, Op. 56

Featuring

Paul Haas, conductor

Rachel Mercer, cello

​​Just after catapulting to wide fame with the revival performance of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, Mendelssohn traveled to Scotland when he was 20, visiting Queen Mary’s palace, which inspired him to write his “Scottish” Symphony, one of his most performed works. Rautavaara’s “Angel of Light” is about dream travel when he was a child, and Russian born Ichmouratov came to Canada when he was 24, moving permanently one year later.

Funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.