Concertino for Marimba

Makoto Nakura

Date : June 4, 2013
Time : 8:00 pm
Soloist : Makoto Nakura, marimba

The lilting sound of the marimba will wrap-up the season with virtuoso Makoto Nakura who has mesmerized audiences for decades. In 1994, Nakura moved from his native Japan to New York City, becoming the first marimbist to win First Prize in the prestigious Young Concert Artists International Auditions. His critically acclaimed performances around the world have included venues in London, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Seoul, Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires. His performance with the Montreal Chamber Orchestra marks his Canadian début.

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Programme :

  • Symphony no. 99 in E-flat Major, Hob.I:99 – F. J. Haydn
  • Dance Suite – W. Wallace
  • Symphony in E-flat Major, op. 7, no. 6 – C. F. Abel

Entr’acte

  • Concertino for Marimba – P. Creston
    Soloist: Makoto Nakura
  • Sinfonia in B-flat Major, op. 18, no. 2 – J. C. Bach