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Classical

From the Moldau to the Balkans: Slavic Accents

Maison symphonique From February 16 To 17, 2022

Conductor Xian Zhang transports us to the Bohemian countryside with picturesque landscapes and rousing patriotic accents. OSM Composer-in-Residence Ana Sokolovič presents the world premiere of her Balkanales Accordion Concerto, drawing from Balkan folklore and performed by Serbian Canadian accordionist Jelena Milojević. Also on the program, works by the two most prominent Czech composers: Dvořák with his bucolic overture V přírodě, and Smetana with three pieces from his Má Vlast cycle, including the famous Moldau.

DvořákV přírodě [In Nature’s Realm], Overture, op. 91, B. 168
Ana SokolovićBalkanales,  Accordion  Concerto - World Premiere
Smetana, Má Vlast [My Country], JB:112, excerpts

Details

Attention
Masks must be worn at all times

Vaccine passport required
Attention
Masks must be worn at all times

Vaccine passport required

Please note that physical distancing protocols are in effect for this performance, which means that 1 seat will remain empty on each side of seated spectators, except for spectators from the same family bubble.

To attend the performance, ticketholders must comply with the usual health and safety measures, in addition to meeting the following two criteria:

  • All spectators aged 13 and up must show a vaccine passport, along with a proof of ID, at the entrance to the performance hall. A photo ID is required for people of ages 16 to 74.

  • All spectators aged 10 and up must wear a face covering at all times: when circulating and during the performance (masks are also strongly recommended for children of ages 2 to 9).

For more information on the health and safety measures in effect at Place des Arts or to read our FAQ, please see the COVID-19 page.

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