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Live Concert: Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons" with the Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra and Soloist Odin Rathnam

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Waterton Stage & Screen presents: Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons" with the Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra - Saturday, June 16 at 7:00 pm -  (Carlos Foggin, conductor). Carlos Foggin, conductor. This performance of Vivaldi's exquisitely beautiful concerto will be a spectacular Baroque symphony performance by The Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra. Vivaldi's Four Seasons is a set of 4 Virtuosic Violin Concertos, each depicting the beauty and fury of each of the 4 seasons. It's often said if you don't like the weather in Alberta, wait 5 minutes: These concertos are just like that - full of change! This orchestra is a collection of some of Calgary's finest classical musicians- an experience you won't want to miss. 

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: ODIN RATHNAM, VIOLIN VIRTUOSO, WILL BE THE CONCERTO SOLOIST!

Since his critically acclaimed Lincoln Center debut in 1993, the American violinist Odin Rathnam has established himself as one of the most passionate and versatile artists of his generation. He has received unanimous praise from critics and audiences for his “captivating temperament,” “brilliant technique” and a sound “recalling the legendary violinists of the past”. A veteran performer at many major European and American festivals including the Algarve International Music Festival in Portugal, Denmark’s Tivoli and Vendsyssel Festivals, Deia International Festival in Mallorca, Boswil Festival in Switzerland, Aspen, Caramoor and Endless Mountain Music Festivals, he has also appeared in recital on the Market Square Concerts series, Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall and Carnegie Recital Hall, where he first appeared at the age of 15.

Mr. Rathnam received his formal training at Juilliard Pre-College and Mannes College of Music with Sally Thomas and Ann Setzer, returning to the Juilliard School as a full scholarship student of Dorothy DeLay and Masao Kawasaki. He studied chamber music with Julius Levine, Felix Galimir, Joel Smirnoff, and Josef Gingold. He also worked closely with the Danish violinist and pedagogue Anker Buch , who is credited by many for bringing Ivan Galamian’s teachings to Denmark.

Mr. Rathnam’s recordings can be found on The Helikon, West Branch and Kleos labels, with works by Mendelssohn, Vivaldi, Strauss and Schoenberg.

Odin Rathnam performs on a late 19th century violin crafted by an unknown master, in the manner of Guarnerius Del Gesu’s middle period.

 The Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra

Tickets: Adults: $25.00 Seniors 65+ and Children 0-11: $20.00.  General Seating

 

Event Dates

June 16th, 2018

Event Start Time

7:00 PM

Event Meeting Place

Waterton Lakes Opera House

Contact

Andrea and Larry Becker - Waterton Stage
403-859-2467
403-702-0208
309 Windflower Avenue Box 111
Waterton Lakes Natio, AB T0K 2M0
CA

Amenities

  • Child Friendly
  • Education and Interpretation
  • Live Music
  • Start Time - Evening
  • Universally Accessible

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