Season Line-up

From exciting masterworks to world premieres, we’re confident you’ll enjoy the Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2019/2020 40th Anniversary Season. We’re also dedicated to celebrating the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth.

Details as of September 5, 2019. For the latest program updates and changes, please check here.

A CHAMBER MUSIC POTPOURRI

A CHAMBER MUSIC POTPOURRI – St. Paul’s L’Amoreaux Anglican Church Friday, September 27, 2019, 8 pm Kaye Royer, Clarinet  |  Joyce Lai, Violin  |  Brenna McLane, Viola  |  Ronald Royer, Cello  |  Vanessa Yu**, Piano           Clara Schumann – Caprice à la Bolero, for Piano Robert Schumann – Sonata in G minor, 1st Movement, for Piano Frederic Chopin – Étude, Op. 25, No. 11, “Winter Wind”, for Piano Franz Schubert – Trio in B flat major, D.471, for Violin, Viola, and Cello Franz Joseph Haydn – Quartet No. 1 in B flat major, for Clarinet, Violin, Viola, and Cello Ralph Vaughan Williams – Household Music, for Clarinet, Violin, Viola, and Cello Elizabeth Raum* – Searching for Sophia, for Clarinet, Violin, Viola, and Cello   * Canadian Composer     ** New Generation Artist and a 2018 UMAC (Unionville Music Academy Competition) Concerto Class winner   Update (20190910): The SPO is grateful to Brenna McLane who will be joining us on viola for this concert. Ian Clarke had an unanticipated scheduling conflict. ADULT SENIOR (65+) STUDENT (with ID) CHILD (under 10) To see a larger, high resolution version of the Poster, click here.

MOZART AND MENDELSSOHN

MOZART AND MENDELSSOHN – The Salvation Army Scarborough Citadel Saturday, November 2, 2019, 8 pm Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra Ronald Royer, Conductor Joyce Lai, Violin Máté Szűcs, Viola     Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola, and Orchestra, K.364 Ronald Royer* – Sarabande, for Viola and Chamber Orchestra Felix Mendelssohn – Symphony No. 4 in A major (Italian), Op. 90 * Canadian Composer The SPO is thrilled to welcome Máté Szűcs , international concert artist and former principal violist of the Berlin Philharmonic, joining us for this concert spectacular! DOWNTOWN SOUND. UPTOWN. For more information on Mr. Szűcs, click HERE. TO OPEN A LARGER VERSION OF THE POSTER, CLICK HERE. ADULT SENIOR (65+) STUDENT (with ID) CHILD (under 10)  

WINTER DREAMS: A FAMILY HOLIDAY CONCERT

WINTER DREAMS: A FAMILY HOLIDAY CONCERT – The Salvation Army Scarborough Citadel Saturday, November 30, 2019, 7 pm SPECIAL PRE-CONCERT PERFORMANCES OF HOLIDAY MUSIC FOR CHOIR AND PIANO AT 6:30 pm!!! Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra Ronald Royer, Conductor JACELYN, Vocalist SPO Women’s Choir, Eugene He, Conductor Sistema Toronto Youth Choir, Delicia Raveeenthrarajan, Choir Director | Andrés Tucci Clarke, Centre Director St. Paul’s L’Amoreaux Youth and Adult Choirs, David McCartney, Conductor Members of The Church of the Holy Trinity Guildwood Choir, Robert Graham, Conductor   Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Op. 13 (“Winter Dreams”) Felix Bernard (Arr. Calvin Custer) – Winter Wonderland Arr. by Ronald Royer* – Three Carols for Vocalist and Orchestra (SPO Commissioned Premiere) Catherine Magowan* and Dr. Spy Dénommé-Welch* – Rouge Winter, for Orchestra (SPO Commissioned Premiere) Suresh Singaratnam* – A Canadian Christmas, for Choir and Orchestra Roveena* (orch. by Shreya Jha*/**) – Fearless, for Youth Choir and Orchestra Arr. by Kevin Lau* – Jingle Bells, for Choir and Orchestra Audience Sing-Along – Traditional Music, for Choir and Orchestra * Canadian Composer     ** New Generation Artist The SPO is thrilled to have local choirs and musicians joining us for this festive concert. We’re also very happy to let our members and audience know that JACELYN will be performing with us again this year. JACELYN was a very big hit and one of Canada’s most promising emerging artists. Don’t miss her. Don’t miss the SPO! For more information on JACELYN, click HERE. DOWNTOWN SOUND. UPTOWN. More information to be posted soon. A poster will be posted soon. ADULT SENIOR (65+) STUDENT (with ID) CHILD (under 10)