This concert’s program notes have been compiled from The Canadian Encyclopedia, Richard Taruskin, The Oxford History of Western Music, Peter Laki, Canadian Music Centre, and an interview with Stéphane Tétreault conducted for the PSO by Susan Oliver. Marjan Mozetich’s Steps to Ecstasy Marjan Mozetich, born in Italy in 1948 to a family with a…
Stéphane Tétreault will be in Peterborough February 2, 2019 to perform Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme with the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra at their Classical Roots concert at Showplace Performance Centre. On November 27, Susan Oliver had the opportunity to interview Stéphane on behalf of the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra. Below is a transcription…
By Susan Oliver for Peterborough Symphony Orchestra Since Tchaikovsky had no hands-on experience as a cellist, he gave the sketches for the piece (arrangement for cello and piano) to Wilhelm Fitzenhagen (who was Tchaikovsky’s colleague on the faculty of the Moscow Conservatory and widely considered the premiere cellist in Russia) for checking and advice….
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