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Edwin Conducts Barber & Elgar

*Second show added – LIMITED SEATING!

Edwin Outwater, conductor
Oliver Herbert, cello

Caroline Shaw: Entr’acte
Barber: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra,
Elgar: Enigma Variations

Music Director Laureate Edwin Outwater returns to the KWS for a program from both sides of the Atlantic. Featuring American cellist Oliver Herbert performing Barber’s Cello Concerto, rarely performed due to its extreme technical demands, and a work by the young contemporary American composer Caroline Shaw. Across the pond, English composer Edward Elgar has baffled musicologists since 1899 with his Enigma Variations, whose puzzling hidden melody has garnered more speculation and questions than conclusive answers.

In accordance with Government of Ontario policy, this performance has a maximum capacity of 50% with non-socially distanced seating. No concessions will be available, and masks must be worn at all times on the premises, including while seated. Proof of vaccination is required to attend and only the Province’s Enhanced Vaccine Certificate with QR code will be accepted. We appreciate your understanding during this time.

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All 2021/22 season concerts are single tickets only, no subscriptions are available.

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Unless otherwise stated, all KWS performances in the 2021/22 Season will have no intermission and there will be no Preludes prior to Signature Series concerts.

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