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Saturday, October 16, 2010

An Evening With Thomas Dausgaard

Maestro Thomas Dausgaard (Photo credit: Marianne Grondhal)






Event : Chat with Thomas Dausgaard
Date : Tuesday October 26
Time : 6:30 - 8 pm
Location : Room 100
University of Toronto Health Science Building
155 College Street, Toronto
Google Map link : http://bit.ly/9n5Sfl
Parking nearby : http://www.parking.utoronto.ca/visitors.htm [#25 or 20]
Fee : $5 / Free for students [To cover cost of room rental and refreshments]
There will be a draw at the end of the interview, you will be able to win the latest CD by Maestro Dausgaard with his autograph.

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We are glad to announce that Maestro Thomas Dausgaard will talk to us on October 26, he is going to conduct Bruckner Symphony No. 6 with Toronto Symphony Orchestra on October 27 and 28. During his busy week in Toronto, Maestro Dausgaard has agreed to share his view on Bruckner especially Symphony No. 6, Mahler's symphonies, his conducting career and other late Romantic and Scandinavian composers he is actively championing with various orchestras in the world.

Toronto audience should be familiar with Maestro Dausgaard, he is a frequent guest conductor with the Toronto Symphony in challenging program, last season he led the orchestra in a full cycle of Sibelius symphonies to critical acclaim. He is currently music director of Danish National Symphony Orchestra and Swedish Chamber Orchestra as well as guest conductor with prominent orchestras in Europe and North America.

The format of this meeting would be an interview with Maestro Dausgaard moderated by representatives of the Toronto Mahler Society, therefore we ask you to submit questions that you would like to ask for his view on various music subjects, from his musical training, conducting career, his Sibelius symphony cycle with TSO last season, his view on Bruckner & Mahler symphonies, to promoting Scandinavian music. We are going to collect the questions and organize them so that the interview will cover a broad range of areas.

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