Canadian Showpieces for Winds

The Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra’s February 2015 concert shines the spotlight on Canadian composers. In fact, the program features exclusively the works of Canadian composers.

“The Canadian music scene is incredibly vibrant and there are many exceptional composers recognized worldwide for their talent. Our February concert will showcase the quality and depth of a broad spectrum of Canadian composers – including many premieres,” says Ronald Royer, SPO’s Music Director and Conductor.

The program features Gillian Howard on oboe, Kaye Royer on clarinet and Iris Krizmanic on horn. Performances include:

Premieres
• Chris Meyer’s Fundy (inspired by the Bay of Fundy and Celtic music)
• Alexander Rapoport – Whirlwind
• Jim McGrath – Serenade for Solo Clarinet and Wind Ensemble
• John S. Gray – Allemande for Eleven

Also featuring
• Howard Cable – McIntyre Ranch County
• Alex Eddington – Saturday Night at Fort Chambly
• Ronald Royer – Rhapsody for Oboe, Horn and Wind Ensemble and Travels with Mozart, Variations on a Theme from Magic Flute

Saturday, February 21, 2015 – 8 p.m.
Salvation Army Scarborough Citadel, 2021 Lawrence Avenue East (at Warden)