The Silk Road

Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 3 pm

Burlington Performing Arts Centre

Guest conductor Michael Berec leads the orchestra in works that evoke the richness and beauty of Asia, featuring a celebration of Chinese culture by noted Chinese-Canadian virtuoso violinist Angel Wang.

  • Gang/Zhan-Hao | Butterfly Lovers concerto, with Angel Wang, violin
  • Xiamusituonowa | Mayila, with Angel Wang, violin
  • Lizhonghan | Spring of Xinjiang, with Angel Wang, violin
  • Alexander Borodin | In the Steppes of Central Asia
  • Gustav Holst | Japanese Suite
  • Carl Nielsen | Aladdin Suite
  • ICOT* | Five Tableaux from Khosro and Shirin

Guest artist: Angel Wang, violin
Guest Conductor: Michael Berec

*Iranian-Canadian Composers of Toronto (ICOT):  Maziar Heidari, Afarin Mansouri Tehrani, Keyan Emami, Pouya Hamidi, Saman Shahi.