Monthly Archives October 2013

East Meets West

China has had a well-developed musical culture that dates back more than 3,000 years to the Zhou dynasty and music was seen as essential to the harmony and longevity of the state.  Immerse yourself in a rich blend of Chinese and western classical music as Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra presents East Meets West. This spectacular evening features performances by Yiping Chao (soprano), Lesley Duff (flute), young artist Danielle Girard (violin), Michelle Kang (on the Chinese guzheng), David McCartney (piano), composer and young artist Kevin Zi-Xiao He, young artist Boris Chang (oboe) and young artists from St. Paul’s L’Amoreaux Anglican Church. Don’t miss
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Majesty in Music

Scarborough Symphony Orchestra is tuning up for the first concert of the 2013-2014 season. And a truly powerful opening it is, with a selection of pieces that will set the tone for this incredible season. Our season opening concert at the Citadel will feature Gustav Mahler’s majestic “Symphony No. 1 (Titan).” The soloists on this program are Toronto Symphony musicians: oboist Sarah Jeffrey and horn player Gabriel Radford. SPO Music Director, Ronald Royer, has been commissioned by Sarah and Gabriel to compose a “Rhapsody for Oboe, Horn and Orchestra” and this Canadian piece will be a world premiere.  Gabriel will
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