Season Finale: Zarathustra!
Michel van der Aa
akin for solo violin, solo cello and orchestra (North American première)
Also sprach Zarathustra
Schubert’s Rosamunde Overture was the very first piece performed by the VSO in January of 1919; the North American première of renowned Dutch composer Michel van der Aa’s akin is performed by VSO Concertmaster Nicholas Wright and cellist Pieter Wispelwey; and Also sprach Zarathustra, a grand orchestral showpiece that shines a light on the talents of the incredible musicians of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.
Arrive early at 7:00pm for a pre-concert talk with musician, conductor, speaker and music educator Nicolas Krusek.