ONLINE TICKET SALES NOW AVAILABLE FOR OUR UPCOMING "BEETHOVEN'S SEPTET & MORE" CONCERT: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2020!
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 — Our complete 2019/2020 40th Anniversary Season Brochure is available to download through all links. Full concert details are updated.
Our fourth regular concert of the season, “BEETHOVEN’S SEPTET & MORE”, will be SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2020 – 8:00 pm at St. Paul’s L’Amoreaux Anglican Church (3333 Finch Avenue E., at Warden) and will feature seven extremely talented performers, including our Music Director and Conductor, Mr. Ronald Royer (cello). This is a chamber music concert you simply won’t want to miss.
The SPO is also thrilled to be premiering new music from internationally-renowned Canadian composer, Elizabeth Raum (our 2019/2020 SPO Composer-in-Residence), as well as a very special SPO-commissioned premiere of new music from the Iranian-Canadian Composers of Toronto (ICOT), featuring Saman Shahi, Maziar Heidari, and Keyan Emami.
Music to be performed includes Franz Berwald’s Grand Septet in B flat major, Carl Nielsen’s Serenata in Vano, Elizabeth Raum’s Wascana Park for Septet, ICOT’s Caravan Rhapsody for Septet, and Ludwig van Beethoven’s Septet in E flat major, Op. 20.
Our fifth regular concert, “CELEBRATION: 250th Anniversary of Beethoven’s Birth and the 40th Anniversary of the SPO”, will see the SPO joined in a co-production with the Toronto Choral Society performing Anton Bruckner’s Te Deum and Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 at The Salvation Army Scarborough Citadel (2021 Lawrence Avenue E., at Warden) on Saturday, March 28, 2020 – 8:00 pm. We’ll post more details on this concert soon..
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MR. RONALD ROYER
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