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THE LENINGRAD SYMPHONY

THE LENINGRAD SYMPHONY

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Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin takes a passionate and exacting dive into Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 7 to make the piece shine. Written during World War II, the Leningrad symphony instantly became a symbol of hope and solidarity. Nearly a century later, it’s still disquietingly topical.

One of the world’s most renowned soloists, Maria Dueñas performs a jewel from the repertoire that was thought to be lost forever: Halvorsen’s Violin Concerto. The Norwegian composer’s piece was found a few years ago at the University of Toronto.

2023-11-18
Quartier des spectacles Montreal, Quebec