Concerto Competition Winner

UBC Symphony Orchestra

90 min
UBC School of Music

UBC Symphony Orchestra: Concerto Competition Winner

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Fri Mar 08 2024 7:30pm
Chan Shun Concert Hall
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UBC Symphony Orchestra

Jonathan Girard, Director of Orchestras
Jaelem Bhate, conductor

Join us for a special evening with the UBC Symphony Orchestra featuring the winner of the 2024 UBC Concerto Competition, saxophonist Harry Xie (DPMS ’24) who will perform Henri Tomasi’s Concerto for Alto Saxophone.

Our talented students will also perform other pieces yet to be confirmed. Don’t miss this exciting program led by conductor Jaelem Bhate (MMus ’19).

The UBC Symphony Orchestra (UBCSO) is a 90-member full symphony orchestra that performs symphonic works from the 18th century to the present day. It presents six regular concerts each academic year at the world-class Chan Centre for the Performing Arts and gives special performances both on and off campus.



Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875 – 1912)
Hiawatha Overture

Alexander Borodin (1833-1887)
Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor
Samuel Ivory, graduate assistant conductor




Henri Tomasi (1901 – 1971)
Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra

  1. Andante et Allegro
  2. Final – Giration, Touruoyaut

Harry Xie, saxophone


Edvard Grieg (1843 – 1907)
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46

  1. Morning Mood
  2. The Death of Åse
  3. Anitra’s Dance
  4. In the Hall of the Mountain King



Download Program
Fri Mar 8 2024 7:30pm
Chan Shun Concert Hall
Tickets from $5!