Les Solistes de l’OSM / OSM Chamber Soloists
Officially formed in 2016, the OSM Soloists is a rotating ensemble of titled players from the Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal under the artistic direction of concertmaster Andrew Wan. The ensemble’s first album of Beethoven’s Septet and Richard Strauss’ Till Eulenspiegel was received with unanimous critical acclaim and its next release for the fall of 2018 is Schubert’s sublime Octet for winds and strings.
About Andrew Wan
Concertmaster of the OSM since 2008, Andrew Wan is also Assistant Professor of Violin at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University, Artistic Partner with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, member of the New Orford String Quartet, and Artistic Director of the Soloists of the OSM. As a soloist, he has toured the world from Brazil to China and has performed chamber music with Emanuel Ax, Gil Shaham, Vadim Repin, Menahem Pressler, and the Juilliard String Quartet.
About the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
Since its founding in 1934, the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal has distinguished itself as a leader in the orchestral life of Canada and Québec. A cultural ambassador of the highest order, the Orchestra has acquired an enviable reputation internationally through the quality of its many recordings and tours. The OSM carries on that rich tradition under the leadership of its current music director, Kent Nagano, featuring innovative programming aimed at updating the orchestral repertoire and strengthening the Orchestra’s connection with the community.