With many thanks to all our wonderful Guests, Patrons, Volunteers, Supporters, Musicians, Guest Artists, Donors and
Gold – Bank of Montreal
Silver – Guelph Mercury
Silver – Fifty West, Delta Hotel and Conference Centre
Bronze – Prime Care Pharmacy Arboretum
Bronze – Appetizingly Yours
Special thanks to our event co-ordinator Melissa Rooney of Reserved Events for making the evening magical, and Fifty West at the Delta Hotel for sponsoring the wonderful after-party food
2013-14 UPCOMING CONCERTS
All Concerts at River Run Centre
Conductor Judith Yan
VIENNA, CITY OF MY DREAMS | Wednesday, January 1st, 2014, 3 pm | Viennese Waltzes, Polkas, Arias and Duets by Johann Strauss II, Lehar | Guest soloists: Betty Allison (soprano), Neil Craighead (bass baritone)
THE PLANETS | Sunday, February 23rd, 2014, 3 pm | Guest soloist: winner of the GSO Under-23 Concerto Competition Flutist Laura Andrews
Buhr – Akasha (Sky)
Reinecke – Flute Concerto in D Major
Holst – The Planets
PEOPLE’S CHOICE | Sunday, March 30th, 2014, 3 pm
Mozart – Le Nozze di Figaro Overture
Mozart – Flute and Harp Concerto – GSO Soloists Anne Monkhouse flute, Sharlene Wallace harp
Dukas – Villanelle for Horn and Orchestra - GSO Soloist Tony Snyder horn
Mahler – Adagietto from Symphony No. 5
Burge – Flanders Fields Reflections
Audience Choice of
Mozart – Symphony No. 40 …or
Beethoven – Symphony No. 1 …or
Haydn – Symphony No. 45
The FOUR LAST SONGS | Saturday, April 26th, 2014 7:30 pm Guest soloist: Cheryl Hickman (soprano)
Verdi – La Forza del Destino Overture
Mozart – Symphony No. 25
Elgar – Serenade for Strings
Richard Strauss – Four Last Songs
GSO Under 23 Concerto Competition results
The Guelph Symphony held its twelfth annual Concerto Competition on Sunday March 24th.
The judges (Artistic Director Judith Yan, Concertmaster, Jose Molina and principal flutist, Anne Monkhouse) were impressed by the high level of musicianship displayed by these talented and dedicated young people.
Our congratulations go to flutist Laura Andrews who was declared the winner, pictured here with runner-up clarinettist Christopher Cancian. Flutist Eric Kavcic was the second runner up.
The 2013 GSO raffle was drawn in the lobby of the River Run Centre, thirty minutes after the performance. We are pleased to announce the following winners.
1st Prize”Music Magic” including a Grand Harpsicle: Susan Allen, Windsor
2nd Prize “In Fashion”:Jennifer Iutzi,Hamilton
3rd Prize “Tickets for Two”: Linda Wing, Fergus
4th Prize “Lifestyle”: Theresa Lammer, Guelph
5th Prize “Discover Toronto for Two”: Deanna Nemeth, Guelph
6th Prize “Guelph Dining”: Bruna Malison, Guelph
7th Prize “Special Occasion Quartet”: Denise Howe, Guelph
To view prizes and donors Click here.
Jose Molina (Orchestra Leader) drawing the winning ticket closely supervised by Ed Malison (Board Chair), Judith Yan (Artistic Director) and Catherine Molina (General Manager and Lead Viola)
Check out excerpts from REVIEWS –
from the EXPOSITOR Brantford – Grand River Chorus Plays Guelph – and Wins!
from the GUELPH MERCURY – Guelph Symphony Orchestra Starts New Year on a High Note.
to view Click here.