YANNICK NÉZET-SÉGUIN HOSTS
STÉPHANE TÉTREAULT

CHEVALIER DE SAINT-GEORGES - HAYDN - MOZART

Haydn’s eloquence, lyricism and spirit come to life under Stéphane Tétreault’s bow. Both tragic and complex, Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 takes shape around a simple, poignant theme that leads us from turmoil into darkness before exploding with transformative violence. Without a doubt one of his most tormented and celebrated pieces.

 Son of an African slave and a rich Frenchman, the Chevalier de Saint-Georges was a violin virtuoso whose light, elegant compositions are in the purest tradition of 18th-century France. Lost for 200 years and rediscovered in 1961, Haydn’s Cello Concerto in C is beloved by audiences and cellists alike for its technical brilliance and scope of melody.

Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Stéphane Tétreault

6

November
5:00pm

Location

Maison symphonique de Montréal (SOLD OUT)

6

November
8:00pm

Location

Maison symphonique de Montréal (SOLD OUT)

20

November
2:00pm

Location

Webcast (until November 27, 11:59 p.m.)

 
Conductor

Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Cello

Stéphane Tétreault

Works

CHEVALIER DE SAINT-GEORGES

Symphonie No. 2

HAYDN

Cello Concerto No. 1

MOZART

Symphonie No. 40

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