November 17 2014, 8 pm
This night is devoted to two symphonies. The first is a specially commissioned piece to celebrate our 50th anniversary. This world premiere piece, by Ottawa composer Kelly-Marie Murphy, titled Blue on Blue, features Richard Margison as tenor soloist and is inspired by a tragic friendly fire incident which took place during the war in Afghanistan. Our other offering is the old and beloved Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique Symphony — a work of passion and devastating loss.
Blue on Blue: Unthinkable Distance, Unspeakable Sorrow
Richard Margison, Tenor
Symphony #6 “Pathétique”