May 22 & May 23 | 8pm
Teddy Abrams, conductor
Ian Whitman, double bass
Beethoven: Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus
Tubin: Double Bass Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, “Eroica”
Not long ago, Teddy Abrams was playing clarinet in the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra with Edwin Outwater as his conductor. Now at age 27, he has served as Assistant Conductor of the New World and Detroit Symphonies and is the newly appointed Music Director of The Louisville Orchestra. Teddy’s debut with the KWS features Beethoven’s masterful and heroic “Eroica” Symphony as well as the Signature Series debut of KWS Principal Bass Ian Whitman, playing a concerto by the Estonian composer Eduard Tubin. He’ll be playing the most famous bass in the world, lent to him specifically for this concert!
Tickets start at $19 and can be purchased online at kwsymphony.ca or by calling 519.745.4711 or 888.745.4717.