The SPOGreatMusic Performance Series – Season 42 (2021/2022)

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Thurs-Jul-01     E00-Canada Day     Ronald Royer’s “Night Music I: Echoes of Film Noir” (performed by Alexander Panizza, piano)  ⇒  Ronald Royer’s “Night Music II: A Nostalgic Waltz” (performed by Alexander Panizza, piano)  ⇒  Ronald Royer’s “Night Music III: Nocturne” (performed by Alexander Panizza, piano)  ⇒  Ronald Royer’s “Night Music IV: Bartók Meets the Blues” (performed by Alexander Panizza, piano)  ⇒  “Who Am I?” Animated Short Film (Animation by Adi Messinger, 2021 Music by Sergei Kofman)  SPO 2020/2021 Season “In Review” (created and edited by Devin Scott, originally presented May 27, 2021, as a segment of the Scarborough Community Renewal Organization’s “Our Scarborough” Online Presentations)

 

Mon-Aug-02     E00-Civic Holiday     Elizabeth Raum’s “Wascana Park” (performed by Joyce Lai, violin / Ian Clarke, viola / Ronald Royer, cello / Tim Fitzgerald, double bass / Kaye Royer, clarinet / Kristin Day, bassoon / Jason Austin, horn | video by Devin Scott)  J. S. Bach’s “Gigue from Cello Suite No. 3 in C major” (performed by Ronald Royer, cello) ⇒  Béla Kovács’ “Hommage à Manuel de Falla” (performed by Kaye Royer, clarinet)   “Gaeller” Animated Short Film (Animation by Cheryl Lee, 2021 Music by Lauren Greenberg)  Mikis Theodorakis’ “Footprints of the Sun” from East of the Aegean, Suite for Violoncello and Piano (performed by Maximos Farmakidis, contrabass / Dr. Cecilia Lee, piano) ⇒  Mikis Theodorakis’ “Your Sea Hair” from East of the Aegean, Suite for Violoncello and Piano (performed by Maximos Farmakidis, contrabass / Dr. Cecilia Lee, piano; video by Devin Scott)

 

Fri-Oct-08     E01     Mikis Theodorakis’ “The Mystic Aegean” from East of the Aegean, Suite for Violoncello and Piano (performed by Maximos Farmakidis, contrabass / Dr. Cecilia Lee, piano) ⇒  Beethoven’s “Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2a.k.a. “Moonlight Sonata” (performed by Alexander Panizza, piano)   Ronald Royer’s “Danzón Overture” (performed by Odin Quartet*)  ⇒  Harris Clark’s “Clocking Out” (part of the SPO New Generation Composers Workshop)  ⇒  Alicia Keys’ “Good Job” (performed by Sistema Toronto Choir)

 

Fri-Oct-22     E02     ODIN QUARTET’S “MUSIC OF THE 60s” … Bernard Herrmann’s “Prelude” from Psycho (1960)  ⇒  Henry Mancini’s “Moon River” from Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)  ⇒  Monty Norman’s “James Bond Theme” from Dr. No (1962)  ⇒  Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman’s “Feed the Birds” from Mary Poppins (1964)  ⇒  John Barry’s “Title Theme” from Goldfinger (1964)  ⇒  Nino Rota’s “Love Theme” from Romeo and Juliet (1968)  ⇒  Chris Meyer’s “Journey Through Night”  ||  * The “Music of the 60s” video series was created with the participation of our community partner, The Brantford Symphony Orchestra

 

Fri-Nov-12     E03     Bruno Degazio’s “Suite from The Pearl, Part I” (performed by Odin Quartet)  ⇒  “Journey Through Night” Odin Quartet CD Release Trailer (video by Igor Vrebac, Akashic Classics  ⇒  Johannes Brahms’ “String Quartet No. 3 in B♭ Major, Op. 67″; third movement “Agitato” (performed by Odin Quartet)  ⇒  ODIN QUARTET’S “TIME TO TANGO!” … Jacob Gade’s “Jalousie (Tango Tzigane)”  ⇒  Carlos Gardel’s “Pour una Cabeza”  ⇒  Astor Piazzolla’s “Oblivion”  ||  * The “Time to Tango” video series was created with the participation of our community partner, The Brantford Symphony Orchestra

 

Fri-Nov-26     E04     Beethoven’s “Piano Sonata No. 26 in E♭ major”, Op. 81a, “Les Adieux” (performed by Alexander Panizza)    ODIN QUARTET’S “TIME TO TANGO!” … Kevin Pang’s “Tango”    Sebastián Iradier’s “La Paloma”    Astor Piazzolla’s “Milonga en Re” (performed by Maximos Farmakidis and Dr. Cecilia Lee)  ||  * The “Time to Tango” video series was created with the participation of our community partner, The Brantford Symphony Orchestra

 

Fri-Dec-10     E05     Details coming

 

Fri-Dec-17     E06     Details coming

 

Fri-Dec-31     E07     Details coming

 

Fri-Jan-14     E08     Details coming

 

Fri-Jan-28     E09     Details coming

 

Fri-Feb-04     E10     Details coming * The month of February 2022 will celebrate “Flute Music by Women Composers – An International Online Festival”. Please note that February 4 date is subject to change, and has been temporarily programmed as a videos release date dependent on content availability from our partners and creators.

 

Fri-Feb-11     E11     Details coming

 

Fri-Feb-18     E12     Details coming

 

Fri-Feb-25     E13     Details coming

 

Fri-Mar-11     E14     Details coming. March has been programmed to celebrate a new CD of piano music from SPO collaborator and friend, Alexander Panizza. More details will be posted as this project comes closer to the official launch date.

 

Fri-Mar-25     E15     Details coming

 

Fri-Apr-08     E16    Details coming. This episode is subject to change, dependent upon whether our scheduled live concert event (Saturday, April 2, or Saturday, April 9, 2022) comes to be. Let’s keep our fingers crossed …

 

Fri-Apr-22     E17    Details coming

 

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