Winter 2024 Highlights

Jan 17, 2024

Payare begins 2024 on the podium at Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, leading a program featuring Szymanowski’s Violin Concerto no. 1, op. 35 and Mahler’s Symphony No. 7 in E minor (January 16-20). Later in the month, Payare conducts the San Diego Symphony in a program of Mozart works (January 26-27). He leads the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra in pieces by Barber and Strauss on January 31 and February 1

In February, Payare returns to San Diego Symphony for programs that include the west coast premieres of Altar de bronce, a new work by Mexican composer Gabriela Ortiz, and Mason Bates’s Violin Concerto (February 15-25). Later, Payare paces soprano Barbara Hannigan in an evening that includes Canadian composer Zosha Di Castri’s In the half-light at Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (February 28-29), followed by a program with works by Beethoven and Shostakovich (March 6-10). On March 16, Payare conducts Bal des Enfants – The Adventures of Tío Tigre and Tío Conejo at OSM.

Payare leads a Tchaikovsky/Strauss program at Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich on March 20 and 21. In late March, he paces the San Diego Symphony in a program that includes Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet (March 29-30), before heading to Paris to lead the Orchestre national de France in a bill that includes the world premiere of Bechara El-Khoury’s Concerto for orchestra “Mont Hermon, the Sacred Mountain” (April 18).