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WSO: Enigma Variations

Saturday, April 27, 2024

Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Edward Elgar’s Enigma Variations is a playful nod to his circle of friends and family. After Elgar’s wife said, “I like that tune,” he composed 14 variations of a melody, each inspired by those closest to him, creating one of the greatest compositions of the 19th century. Most notable in the middle of this work is the famous Nimrod Variation. Plus, experience Jean Sibelius’ musical depiction of the landscape of Finland with his Concerto in D minor. This violin concerto sits at the pinnacle of his mastery.

Robert Franz, conductor

Artist Pop-Up
The WSO is exciting to partner with Shō Gallery for an artist Pop-Up! Artists from around Windsor and Essex County have created artwork inspired by their friends, similar to Elgar Enigma’s Variations, composed of music inspired by 14 of his friends.
Visit the Pop-Up Gallery before and after the concerts.
Pop-Up Open:
Saturday April 27th beginning at 6pm.
Sunday April 28th beginning at 1pm.

Series Sponsor: Bill and Rochelle Tepperman
Concert Sponsor: Bill and Lynn Baker

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Pentastar - in Capitol Theatre
121 University Avenue West Windsor Ontario N9A 5P4 Canada

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