Hector Berlioz: Le corsaire, op. 21
George Walker: Lyric for Strings
Camille Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 5 in F Major, op. 103 (“Egyptian”) (Thomas Torok, piano)
Hector Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, op. 14
Earl Lee is a renowned Korean-Canadian conductor and cellist, recently appointed Assistant Conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. He was the recipient of the 50th Anniversary Heinz Unger Award from the Ontario Arts Council in 2018, and his previous positions included associate conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and resident conductor of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
Part of the Temerty Orchestral Program at The Glenn Gould School (GGS), the Royal Conservatory Orchestra (RCO) is widely regarded as an outstanding ensemble and one of the best training orchestras in North America. It consists of instrumental students in the undergraduate and graduate programs of The Glenn Gould School. Graduates of the RCO have joined the ranks of the greatest orchestras in the world.