The Edmonton Symphony arrives at Carnegie Hall with a program highlighting three of its recent composers in residence (all Canadians), plus the First Symphony by Bohuslav Martinů. Elliott Forrest and Midge Woolsey host tonight's concert.
Leading this performance is William Eddins, Edmonton's music director since 2005. The Buffalo, NY-born conductor and pianist is known for his eclectic tastes in repertoire and for being a frequently outspoken figure in the music industry. The Martinů is a personal favorite of Eddins, and was last performed at Carnegie in 1953, by Charles Munch and the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
William Eddins, Music Director
ROBERT RIVAL: New Work (US Premiere)
JOHN ESTACIO: Triple Concerto (US Premiere)
ALLAN GILLILAND: Dreaming of the Masters III (US Premiere)
MARTINŮ: Symphony No. 1