Monthly Archives April 2019

Amazing recent review of “Canadian Panorama”

Thanks to Alex Eddington, a part of our SPO family and composer of very interesting music, he let us know that our first SPO CD, “Canadian Panorama” recently received a glowing review from the University of Virginia’s Ralph Graves (WTJU 91.1FM). Congratulations again to the composers and the Winds of the Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra on your amazing recording. If you would like to read Mr. Graves’ review, click here. If you would like to make sure you have a copy of “Canadian Panorama”, which also supports the SPO, click here.
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BUY TICKETS ONLINE – Don’t miss “Star Wars Suite” performed live this May 4th!

One of the most identifiable and appreciated pieces of film music ever filled the SPO rehearsal space last week. John Williams’ “Star Wars Suite” is an important part of the force, and I was feeling it. From the opening hit, to the familiar themes, this film music is epic and truly classic. Our brass section is tight. The string players fingers are often flying. Our woodwinds are sweet and delicate (especially in “Leia’s Theme”). I can’t wait until tomorrow night’s rehearsal to enjoy that feeling again. If your a fan of film music, know this – the Fourth is with
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AARON SCHWEBEL to perform on May 4th, 2019 at the Scarborough Citadel

The Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra is honoured to have special guest solo violinist, AARON SCHWEBEL, performing with us on May 4, 2019 for “CLASSICAL FILM MUSIC & NEW ANIMATED SHORTS”. He’ll be performing Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35. For more information, check out this Google link to pictures of Mr. Schwebel.
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The fourth is with the SPO!

That’s right.   May 4th is a special day for fans of Star Wars.    Make your “fourth” extra special and join the SPO for our performance of Suite from “Star Wars”, plus other familiar movie themes. You also won’t want to miss the orchestra performing newly composed music live to great short animated films created by fourth-year students of the Sheridan College Animation program. We had the chance to select the films to present, and they are amazing in their quality and in their themes. A Sheridan College graduate recently received an Academy Award for their work. That’s another good reason
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