CONCERTS & EVENTS

Mozart & Gershwin

Sunday May 1st, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. at The Isabel

PROGRAM

Jacob | Old Wine in New Bottles                                   

Gershwin (arr. Berens) | Rhapsody in Blue featuring pianist Janelle Fung            

Beethoven | Overture to Leonore No.1      

Mozart | Symphony No. 35 ‘Haffner’  

The final concert of the Kingston Symphony’s season features music which showcases the nature of musical inspiration. How do you develop an original idea? How do you find inspiration from existing music? All four of these works are fascinating, deep, and nuanced, and they provide a window into the mind of their respective composers as they took an unconventional approach in creation. The centrepiece of this concert is a new realization of Gershwin’s iconic Rhapsody in Blue, arranged for small ensemble in line with Gershwin’s original intentions as a piece for piano and jazz band and will feature pianist Janelle Fung. For the first time, Kingston audiences will be able to hear more directly just what Gershwin himself had in mind when he wrote this masterpiece.

HOW TO WATCH

There are two types of tickets available for purchase:

1. In-Person ticket + complimentary livestream access
$40 each plus HST for seniors and adults and $15 each plus HST for students

2. Livestream (digital access only)
$15 each plus HST

HOW TO PURCHASE

If you wish to purchase a ticket to attend in person, please click here.

To purchase a ticket to the livestream, please click here.

Tickets can also be purchased at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts Box Office by calling 613-533-2424. The box office is open Monday to Friday from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for both phone and in-person sales. 

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Our MEET THE MUSIC pre-concert talk is available to view now, hosted by Maestro Evan Mitchell. Please click here to watch on our YouTube channel. Don’t forget to Like and Subscribe!

 

Vaccine and Mask Information: As per Queen’s University policies, all visitors to the Isabel MUST be fully vaccinated. Please bring proof of vaccination (Ontario residents must show the QR Code version of their vaccination receipt), photo ID, and a medical grade (ASTM level 2) mask for entry to the Isabel. Medical grade face masks will continue to be required when in the building. For more information please visit The Isabel Bader Centre for Performing Arts website here.