• This concert will be approximately 110 minutes in length, including one 20-minute intermission.
  • All prices include service charges and taxes.
  • Artists and programmes are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Tickets are non-refundable, non-exchangeable.
  • Please note that every added free ticket for a child 12 years and under must be accompanied by one purchased adult ticket.

The eclectic mix of musical styles in this concert create a vibrant sensory experience. 

The evening features the world premiere of Anishinaabe composer Barbara Assiginaak’s Gwekaanmat (Wind Changes Direction), a work for orchestra and pipigwan (Anishinaabe flute) as well as the Quebec premiere of Robert Rival’s violin concerto All’ombra de’ cipressi (Under the Shadow of the Cypresses) featuring OCM’s consummate concertmaster Marc Djokic. This first half of the concert will be conducted by Nurhan Arman, Music Director of Sinfonia Toronto. 

In the second half of the concert conducted by Adam Johnson, soprano Sharon Azrieli will delight with her expressive performance of beloved songs by the renowned Michel Legrand.


Gwekaanmat by Barbara Assiginaak (premiere)

All’ombra de’ cipressi (Under the Shadow of the Cypresses) by Robert Rival (Quebec premiere)

Songs of Michel Legrand 


Marc Djokic, Violin
Sharon Azrieli, Soprano
Barbara Assiginaak, Pipigwan
Nurhan Arman, Conductor
Adam Johnson, Conductor

The participation of Maestro Nurhan Arman is generously sponsored by Arpi Hamalian.

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