Monthly Archives November 2013

Two Musical Cultures Celebrated

On Saturday, the musical cultures of the East blended harmoniously with the music of the West. Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra celebrated those two musical traditions with a special concert called “East Meets West” at St. Paul’s L’Amoreaux Anglican Church in Scarborough. The concert was well-attended by music lovers from both the Chinese and Western communities and featured a fantastic selection of music from both traditions. Among the performers was Toronto soprano Yiping Chao, whose pure and bright voice moved the audience deeply. Ms Chao performed three traditional Chinese folk songs: two versions of” Embroidering a Pouch”, one from Shanxi province and
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Christmas on Stage and Screen

Christmas on Stage and Screen This year, experience the sounds of Christmas as you’ve never heard them before. The Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra has put together a unique package of Christmas music drawn from both stage and screen for your enjoyment. This heart-warming evening features SPO conductor Ronald Royer, conductor Geoffrey Butler and performances by the musicians of the Salvation Army Scarborough Citadel (including many young artists), the Toronto Coral Society and young artist Talisa Blackman on piano. You’ll hear many familiar pieces from the films “Miracle on 34th Street,” “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” “Home Alone” and “The Polar Bear
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