Gala Concert – #Promenade | Nov 19

Lucas Waldin
Lucas Waldin


Nov. 19, 2016 | Vanier Hall | 7:30 pm

With Guest Conductor Lucas Waldin

We’re rolling out the red carpet with a special Gala Concert! Thrill with the powerful, majestic sounds of Mendelssohn’s “Scottish” Symphony No. 3, Sibelius’ Karelia Suite, and more. Socialize, see and be seen, and have your picture taken by a professional photographer. Use the hashtag #Promenade to share your memories and glamourous looks at our most stylish concert of the year.

Tickets on sale at Central Interior Tickets
In Person: 3540 Opie Crescent | By Phone: 250-596-0020
Adult $31 | Senior $27 | Student $15






Academic Festival Overture
Karelia Suite

"Scottish" Symphony No. 3

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Lucas Waldin

Lucas Waldin is a dynamic and versatile conductor whose flare for audience engagement and passion for performancehave have delighted audiences across North America.

Lucas is currently the Artist-in-Residence and Community Ambassador of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. Now in his seventh season with the ESO, he was first appointed as Resident Conductor in 2009 and has since appeared with the orchestra over 100 times. He has collaborated with some of North America’s finest musicians including Jens Lindemann, Angela Cheng and Sergei Babayan, and conducted in Carnegie Hall during the ESO's participation in the 2012 Spring for Music festival. In recognition of his accomplishments, he was awarded the Jean-Marie Beaudet Award in Orchestra Conducting by the Canada Council for the Arts.

With the ability to slide easily between styles and genres, Lucas has worked with a range of artists including Ben Folds, Chantal Kreviazuk, and the Barenaked Ladies, in addition to conducting presentations such as Disney in Concert, Blue Planet Live, and Cirque de la Symphony. A frequent guest conductor for American orchestras such as the Houston Symphony, the Modesto Symphony, and the Louisiana Philharmonic, Lucas has also performed with numerous Canadian orchestras including the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, Orchestra London, the Thunder Bay Symphony, the National Arts Centre Orchestra, and the Toronto Symphony.

A native of Toronto, Ontario, Lucas received degrees in both flute and conducting from the Cleveland Institute of Music.