Concert

Fabien Gabel conducts Beethoven and Dubugnon — With Valeriy Sokolov

Orchestre symphonique de Québec

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Cast

Valeriy Sokolov — Violinist
Nick Mahon — Trombonist
Vladislav Kalinichenko — Trombonist
Nate Fanning — Trombonist
Scott Robinson — Bass trombonist
Orchestre symphonique de Québec
Fabien Gabel — Conductor

Program notes

Fiery violinist and student of Rostropovich Valeriy Sokolov performs Beethoven’s one and only violin concerto, an incredible work whose expressive power remains unequaled to this day. Preceding Sokolov’s virtuosic performance, the Orchestre symphonique de Québec and maestro Fabien Gabel present Beethoven’s Eighth Symphony—an ample demonstration of the composer’s incredible musical imagination, followed by his 3 Equali, a series of sonorous musical gems for four trombone soloists originally intended as cathedral tower music to be performed on All Souls’ Day. Contemporary composer Richard Dubugnon's Caprice IV "Es muss sein!" ("It must be!"), which draws its name from a phrase Beethoven wrote into the manuscript of his sixteenth string quartet, rounds out this Beethoven-themed program with a North American premiere.

Photo: Valeriy Sokolov © Valeriy Sokolov

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Venue: Grand Théâtre de Québec (Québec, Canada)
Production date: 2019
Duration: 1 h 31 min
Production: ProdCan Inc. with the support of medici.tv
Resolution: Full HD

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Sunday, November 24, 2024