Otto Tausk Conducts!
VSO Masterworks: Symphonic Dances
The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra welcomes back energetic and charismatic conductor Otto Tausk in this evening of Rachmaninoff and Shostakovich. With Violinist Simone Lamsma. January 14 and 16, 2017
Date and time
January 16 2017, 8:00 p.m. to 10:10 p.m.
Orpheum, 601 Smithe Street at Symour
Outstanding young conductor Otto Tausk makes a return visit to the Orpheum stage, conducting a program that includes Rachmaninoff’s sumptuous Symphonic Dances and Shostakovich’s stunning Violin Concerto No. 1, performed by violinist Simone Lamsma in her VSO debut.
As Music Director of the Symphony Orchestra and Opera Theatre St Gallen, Otto Tausk has energised his musicians and singers to impressive levels earning him enthusiastic and critical acclaim. Otto Tausk is also a hugely respected musical personality in his native Holland working with all its’ major orchestras including a highly successful debut with the Concertgebouw Orchestra in December 2012 which resulted in an immediate reinvitation. The skill and knowledge imbued with the energy and charisma with which he conveys the music amongst his musicians is utterly infectious.
Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor
The Flying Dutchman: Overture