YOUNG ARTISTS CONCERT
1:30 PM SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2018
Venue: Multi-Purpose Hall, Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. East, Scarborough
A free admission concert featuring winners of the North York Music Festival and the Interprovincial Music Festival of Sorel-Tracy.
Verdi – Overture to Luisa Miller
Dvořák – Slavonic Dance, Op. 46
Arvo Pärt – Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten
Schumann – Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 97 (Rhenish)
In the last symphony he composed, Schumann created one of the great German romantic music landscapes, evoking
“a piece of life by the Rhine”.
8 PM SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2018
Cathedral Bluffs presents a night at the opera featuring the Toronto Beaches Children’s Chorus, and
Cristina Pisani and David Diston, winners of the 2018 Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra Clifford
Poole Vocal Competition.
Favourites from Johann Strauss Jr., including
Overture to Die Fledermaus
Auf Der Jagd Polka
A Night in Venice Overture
Overture to The Gypsy Baron
Unter Donner und Blitz Polka
The Blue Danube Waltz
Lehár – Overture to The Merry Widow
Selections from Die Fledermaus, The Merry Widow,
La Bohème, and other operatic favourites
Also, sung by the Toronto Beaches Children’s Chorus:
Pietro Yon – O Gesu Bambino
Adolph Adam – O Holy Night
Humperdinck – When at Night I Go to Sleep
PLUS seasonal favourites!
8 PM SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2019
a collaboration featuring guest artists PAYADORA TANGO ENSEMBLE
One of Toronto’s most vibrant and sought-after acts, Payadora performs an expansive repertoire that draws from
the height of Buenos Aires’ Tango tradition, as well as eclectic backgrounds in Classical, Jazz, Latin, Eastern
European folk music, and improvisation.
Robert Horvath – Tangos for Orchestra
Piazzolla – The Four Seasons (arr. Carlos Franzetti)
8 PM SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2019
Debussy – Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Stravinsky – The Rite of Spring
Composed in 1913, Stravinsky imagined a story about “a solemn pagan rite” and the sacrifice of a young girl to
the god of spring.
Erik Kreem – Waltz (World Premiere from young Estonian-Canadian composer)
8 PM SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2019
We welcome the YOU dance Apprentices of the National Ballet of Canada for our season finale, presenting
favourites from ballets such as Swan Lake, Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet, and other well-known masterpieces.
Pre-concert lectures, featuring a variety of guest speakers, begin 45 minutes before each subscription concert.
ANNUAL FUNDRAISING CONCERT AND SILENT AUCTION
8 PM SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 2019
E. Elgar – Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1
E. Elgar – Pomp and Circumstance March No. 2
Saint-Saëns – Piano Concerto No. 2
with pianist, Artem Kopylov
Tchaikovsky – Violin Concerto in D Major, 1st movement
with violinist, Diane Kim
Parry – Jerusalem
Advance: $30 (adult/senior/student/child)
At the Door: $35 (adult/senior/student/child)
Join the Maestro’s Circle – $100 per person
Each Maestro’s Circle ticket receives:
• premium balcony ticket
• tax receipt for $70
• special recognition in the concert programme
• a free gift and more
Online: click here
Phone: (416) 879-5566
CHAMBER MUSIC EDUCATIONAL CONCERTS
NOVEMBER, 2018 AND MAY, 2019
Venue: To Be Announced
In collaboration with SPRINGBOARD TO MUSIC. Stay tuned for more details!