MILOS PERFORMS HOWARD SHORE
National Arts Centre
1, rue Elgin, Ottawa, (Ontario), K1P 5W1
This unforgettable evening features the debut of Milos Karadaglic performing the world premiere of Canadian composer Howard Shore’s Guitar Concerto; commissioned by Alexander Shelley and the NAC Orchestra especially for the superstar Montenegrin guitarist. Shore is revered worldwide for his film work, including his score for the epic Lord of the Rings trilogy and his many collaborations with acclaimed Canadian director David Cronenberg. Milos has, in just a few short years, made a global name for himself as a leading classical guitarist of his generation. Johannes Brahms worked for two decades on his first symphony, always concerned about following in the shadow of Beethoven, although he needn’t have worried. While his Symphony No. 1 is an avowed homage to Beethoven, it is also uniquely Brahms, at once tempestuous, serene, and triumphant. Let yourself be swept away by this adventurous evening of classical music with Alexander Shelley and the NAC Orchestra. - Brahms: Symphon...