Conductor: Bernhard Gueller
Soloist: Yi-Jia Susanne Hou (violin)
Massenet Le Cid Ballet Music
Saint-Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Respighi Fountains of Rome
Respighi Pines of Rome
Bernhard Gueller reprises a long collaboration with Ms Hou, one that has comprised several concerts in Canada over years when he was music director in Halifax from 2003-2018. He is currently Music Director Laureate in Halifax and principal guest conductor with the CPO.
Yi-Jia Susanne Hou, making a welcome return to the CPO, rose to fame o when she unanimously won three prestigious international violin competitions – the Long-Thibaud in France, the Lipizer in Italy and the Sarasate in Spain. Since then she has performed with many of the foremost orchestras around the world.