The Mozart Experience at TSO

As part of its Young People's Concerts (YPC) — perfect for kids and their families — the TSO presents The Mozart Experience, with conductor Sameer Patel leading the Orchestra, the Magic Circle Mime Company, and young violinist Duncan McDougall. Internationally recognized for his versatile musicianship and passionate communication, Sameer Patel is one of America's most exciting young conductors. A recipient of three consecutive Solti Foundation U.S. Career Assistance Awards, Sameer is currently in his third season as the Associate Conductor of the San Diego Symphony. He is also the Associate Conductor of the Sun Valley Summer Symphony, whose distinguished musicians come from many of North America's finest orchestras. Find out more at:

Sameer Patal, Conductor

16-year-old Duncan McDougall, who is one of the 2017/18 TSYO Concerto Competition winners, started violin lessons in Uxbridge, Ontario, at age 4. He has received first place awards and scholarships from the Rotary Burlington Music Festival, Toronto Kiwanis and North York Music Festivals, and the OMFA Provincial Festival. Duncan is also an accomplished fiddler, winning several age group championships, including the 12 and under category at the Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle Championship in Shelburne, Ontario.

Duncan McDougall

Magic Circle Mime Company is regarded as one of today's premier family attractions. Their highly acclaimed performances, which unite the concert orchestra with visual theater, are consistently praised for imaginative and innovative content. Magic Circle Mime Company performs with virtually every major orchestra in North America and has performed on numerous occasions with the symphony orchestras of Atlanta, Detroit, Chicago, Montreal, Saint Louis, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver and Winnipeg; the Cleveland Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra and Philadelphia Orchestra; and on more than half a dozen occasions at The Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts with the National Symphony Orchestra. Find out more at:

The Mozart Experience - Magic Circle Mime Company

The TSO presents The Mozart Experience: A mischievous musician is caught playing the Orchestra’s grand piano, but instead of scolding her, the conductor offers her the chance to “be Mozart” in this program about one of the greatest composers of all time! Musical antics abound as you embark on a fun-filled and educational journey through the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Sameer Patel - Conductor
Duncan McDougall - Violin (2017/18 TSYO Concerto Competition Winner)
Magic Circle Mime Company

Saturday, November 3, 2018
Performances at 2pm and 4pm.​

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