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2023-2024 SEASON

October 7, 2023

Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra

Marion Newman, mezzo-soprano

Kati Agócs*: Shenanigan (2011)

Christine Donkin*: Three Autumn Scenes (2011)

Bramwell Tovey*: Ancestral Voices (2017)

Dvorak: Symphony No. 9

in E minor, Op. 95, B. 178 New World

 

November 11, 2023

Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra

Grazyna Bacewicz: Overture (1943)

Vaughan Williams: English Folk Song Suite

Kevin Lau*: A Dream of Dawn (2014)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 3

in E-flat major, Op. 55 Eroica

 

December 9, 2023

National Academy Orchestra of Canada

Brott Music Festival

The Musical Magic of Christmas

 

December 16, 2023

Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra

Clair Cho, cello and Danita Zhang, piano

Humperdinck: Hansel und Gretel: Prelude

Liadov: The Enchanted Lake, Op. 62

Tchaikovsky: Selections from

Sleeping Beauty: Suite, Op. 66a

Tchaikovsky: Selections from

Swan Lake: Suite, Op. 20a

Mendelssohn: Selections from

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61

Ravel: Ma mère l’oye (Mother Goose): Suite

Lalo: Cello Concerto in D minor (1st movement)

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2

in C minor, Op. 18 (1st movement)

 

February 2, 2024

Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra

WALKING THROUGH THE FIRE

Sultans of String, guest artists

 

February 9-11, 2024

Symphony Nova Scotia

A Tribute to Gordon Lightfoot

JP Cormier, guest artist

 

March 9, 2024

Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra

Max Tian, piano

Open House: A March Break Orchestral Adventure

 

April 20, 2024

Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra

Jennifer Stephen, tuba

Smetana: Vltava (The Moldau) from Ma Vlast

John Williams: Tuba Concerto (1985)

Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35

 

May 25, 2024

Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra

Joelle Crigger, violin

Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26

Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D major Titan

PREVIOUS SEASONS

 

July 19, 2023

National Academy Orchestra of Canada

Brott Music Festival

The Amazing 80's

Jeans ‘n Classics, guest artists

May 27, 2023

Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra

Rachel Mercer, cello

Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85

Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73

 

Apr 15, 2023

Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra

Emily Doolittle*: …and some fireworks (2007)

Massenet: Le Cid: Ballet Music

Strauss, Jr.: Vienna Blood, Op. 354

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92

 

Mar 18, 2023

Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra

Disney’s Frozen: In Concert Live to Film

 

Mar 11, 2023

Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra

Commemorate Canada

 

Feb 18, 2023

Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra

Good Vibrations

TorQ, percussion ensemble

Feb 17-18, 2023

Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra

The Magical World of Harry Potter

Mike Nadajewski, host

Grand Philharmonic Youth Choir

 

Feb 11, 2023

Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra

Graham Lord, clarinet

Grieg: Peer Gynt: Suite No. 1, Op. 46

Nielsen: Clarinet Concerto

Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43

 

Feb 3-4, 2023

Symphony Nova Scotia

Ashley MacIsaac with Special Guest Morgan Toney

Ashley MacIsaac, Morgan Toney, and Keith Mullins, guest artists

 

Jan 22, 2023

Niagara Symphony Orchestra

Marina Thibeault, viola

Vivian Fung*: Pizzicato (2001)

Peteris Vasks: Viola Concerto (2014/15)

Dvorak: Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88, B. 163

 

Dec 22-23, 2022

Symphony Nova Scotia

Christmas with Heather Rankin and Friends

Heather Rankin, Cassie and Maggie, and Wendy MacIsaac, guest artists

The Halifax Boys’ Honour Choir

The Rising Tide Irish Dance Academy

 

Dec 17, 2022

Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra

Bizet: “Farandole” from L’Arlesienne Suite No. 2

Waldteufel:

Les Patineurs (“The Skater’s Waltz”), Op. 183

Sibelius: Andante Festivo

Rimsky-Korsakov: Christmas Eve Suite

Calvin Custer: Chanukah Festival Overture

Tchaikovsky:

“Prayer” from

Orchestral Suite No. 4, Op. 61 Mozartiana

Andrew Balfour**: Pyotr’s Dream (2019)

Herbert: March of the Toys” from Babes in Toyland

Robert Wendel:

“Little Bolero Boy” from

A Classical Christmas Suite (1991)

Silvestri/Ballard (arr.Brubaker):

Concert Suite from The Polar Express

 

Dec 9-10, 2022

Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra

Miriam Khalil, soprano

Danielle MacMillan, mezzo soprano

Adam Luther, tenor

Phillip Addis, bass

Philharmonic Choir of the NSO

(Stephen Candow, Director)

Handel: Messiah (HWV 56)

 

Dec 3, 2022

Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra

Disney’s The Muppet Christmas Carol:

In Concert Live to Film

 

Nov 5, 2022

Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra

Aaron Schwebel, violin

Larysa Kuzmenko*:

Fantasy on a Theme by Beethoven (2020)

Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61

Elgar: Enigma Variations, Op. 36

 

Oct 22, 2022

Sudbury Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Op. 84

Larysa Kuzmenko*:

Fantasy on a Theme by Beethoven (2020)

Sibelius: Karelia Suite, Op. 11

Christine Donkin: Three Autumn Scenes (2011)

Grieg: Two Norwegian Airs, Op. 63

Bizet: Carmen Suites Nos. 1 & 2 (excerpts)

 

Oct 1, 2022

Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra

Ryan Huang, piano

Vivian Fung*: Prayer (2020)

Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, S.124

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64

Aug 11, 2022

National Academy Orchestra of Canada

Brott Music Festival

Dancing Queen – The Music of ABBA

Jeans ‘n Classics, guest artists

 

Jun 26, 2022

Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra

Brahms (arr. Schmeling):

Hungarian Dances Nos. 5, 6, 7

Robert Rival*: Northwest Passage Variations (2014)

Sibelius: Finlandia, Op. 26

Dvorak: Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88, B. 163

Jun 12, 2022

Regina Symphony Orchestra

An Evening of Pink Floyd –

The Wall & Dark Side of the Moon

Jeans ‘n Classics, guest artists

 

May 28, 2022

Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra

Stanford Cheung, piano

Schumann:

Symphony No. 1 in B-flat major, Op. 38 Spring

Rachmaninoff:

Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18

 

Apr 9, 2022

Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra

Danielle MacMillan, mezzo soprano

Voices Chamber Choir

(Ron Cheung, Artistic Director)

Glenn Buhr*: Akasha (Sky) (1989)

Mahler: Songs of a Wayfarer

Holst: The Planets, Op. 32

 

Mar 26, 2022

Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra

Accent with the SSO

Accent, guest artists

 

Dec 16-17, 2021

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Home Alone in Concert: Live Orchestra to Film

 

Dec 11, 2021

Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra

Eva Lesage, violin

Abigail Richardson-Schulte*:

The Hockey Sweater (2013)

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a

 

Nov 6-7, 2021

Oakville Symphony

Kara Huber, piano

Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man

Mendelssohn: Sinfonia No. 3 in E minor

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25 in C major, K. 503

Dukas: Fanfare pour précéder La Péri

Gounod: Petite Symphonie in B-flat major

Jordan Pal*:

On the Double:

Concert Overture for Orchestra (2013)

*Several programs from both the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 seasons have been cancelled and/or rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

April 11, 2021 CANCELLED*

Regina Symphony Orchestra

Alligator Pie (family program)

 

February 25-27, 2021 CANCELLED*

Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

The McDades, guest artists

 

February 13, 2021 CANCELLED*

Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra

Beauty and the Beast: Film with Live Orchestra

 

November 7, 2020 CANCELLED*

Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra

Program TBA

 

October 23-24, 2020 CANCELLED*

Symphony Nova Scotia

Program TBA

 

Oct 2-4, 2020

Symphony New Brunswick

Karin Aurell, flute

Christie Goodwin, English horn

Joel Cormier, marimba

George Paul***/arr. Andrew Creeggan*:

Mi’kmaq Honour Song

Emmanuel Sejourne:

Concerto for marimba and strings

Honegger:

Concerto da camera for flute, English horn and strings H 196

Mozart: Symphony No. 29 in A major, K. 201

May 15-17, 2020 RESCHEDULED*

Symphony New Brunswick

Karin Aurell, flute

Christie Goodwin, English horn

Joel Cormier, marimba

Marjan Mozetich*: Postcards from the Sky

Emmanuel Sejourne: Concerto for marimba and strings

Honegger: Concerto da camera for flute, English horn and strings H 196

Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525

 

May 5,6, 12, 2020 CANCELLED*

Symphony New Brunswick

Atlantic Ballet

Bolero & The Four Seasons

 

April 18, 2020 CANCELLED*

Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra

Kenneth Gee, piano

Samantha Yang, cello

Glinka, Mozart, Elgar, and Sibelius

 

March 27-28, 2020 CANCELLED*

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

The Celtic Tenors

 

March 6-7, 2020

Symphony Nova Scotia

Lennie Gallant, singer-songwriter

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November 16, 2019

London Symphonia

Amabile Choirs of London

Phillip Addis, baritone

Graham Lord, clarinet

Joan Tower: Made in America

Copland: Clarinet Concerto

Scott Good*: The Sleepers

for baritone, chorus, and orchestra

(WORLD PREMIERE)

 

October 5-6, 2019

Symphony Nova Scotia

Natalie MacMaster, fiddle

April 15-17, 2019

Symphony New Brunswick

March 29-31, 2019

Symphony Nova Scotia

March 3, 2019

Kingston Symphony

February 22-23, 2019

Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

December 14-16, 2018

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra

November 30-December 2, 2018

Symphony Nova Scotia

November 3, 2018

London Symphonia

July 15, 2018

National Academy Orchestra of Canada

May 11, 2018

Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra

December 2017

National Ballet of Canada

November 4-5, 2017

Symphony Nova Scotia

 

June 15-25, 2017

National Ballet of Canada

(cover conductor)

 

May 12-13, 2017

Kamloops Symphony

 

March 25, 2017

Toronto Symphony Orchestra

 

March 11-24, 2017

National Ballet of Canada

(cover conductor)

 

February 18-19, 2017

Niagara Symphony Orchestra

 

January 24, 2017

Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

 

January 23, 2017

Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

 

January 20-22, 2017

Symphony Nova Scotia

 

December 10-31, 2016

National Ballet of Canada

(cover conductor)

 

December 2-3, 2016

Symphony Nova Scotia

 

October 29-30, 2016

Toronto Symphony Orchestra

(guest assistant conductor)

Danny Elfman's

Music from the Films of Tim Burton

 

September 30-October 1, 2016

Symphony Nova Scotia

*Canadian composer

**Cree composer

***Mi'kmaq composer

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