…and not a moment too soon.
Peter Oundjian was quoted in this profile (fourth last paragraph) of the new TSO CEO as saying that the previous CEO kinda sorta didn’t see huge value in touring, and that he’s happy that he will see eye-to-eye with Melanson on this topic. Which is great news. The annual tour should become a tradition and include even more countries, everything crossed.
August 18 at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam
August 19 at the Rheingau Festival
August 21 in Helsinki
August 24 in Reykjavik
The program is heavily late Romantic with some interesting excursions into contemporary music and (with Claude Vivier) to CanCon. Recurring soloists will be Canadian violinist James Ehnes and German composer / clarinetist Jorg Widman.