OSL | Naomi Woo | Musique du Nouveau Monde

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The fruit of a crossbreeding of the different cultures that shaped it, the musical representation of the New World, colloquially known as America, has aroused numerous interpretations and fascinations on the part of both European composers and those who inhabited and built this territory. The Orchestre symphonique de Laval invites music lovers to discover the music of the New World in the third major concert of its 2023-2024 season. The program, led by dynamic conductor Naomi Woo, recently appointed head of the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, will highlight works by two composers – one Canadian, the other Chinese-Peruvian, as well as Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, with Quebec jazzwoman Lorraine Desmarais as soloist, and Dvořák’s mythical Symphony no 9. With just a few days to go before the concert, we caught up with Naomi Woo to discuss the program. Find the interview below after reading the program!

New World Music program

Jocelyn Morlock

Hullabaloo

Gabriela Lena Frank 

Elegia andina

George Gershwin

Rhapsody in Blue

Antonín Dvořák

Symphony no 9, in E minor, op. 95 ” From the New World “

Orchestre symphonique de Laval

, orchestra conductor

Lorraine Desmarais, piano

Info and tickets here.

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