GSO 2013-14 Season
All Concerts at River Run Centre
On Sale at River Run Box Office May 1, 2013
BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 9 “Ode to Joy” | Saturday, October 26th, 2013, 8 pm | Gala performance | Special Guests: University of Guelph Chorus | Guest Soloists from Opera on the Avalon
Meghan Lindsay, soprano
Marjorie Maltais, mezzo soprano
Tenor – TBA
Christopher Dunham, baritone
HOLIDAY CLASSICS | Sunday, December 8th, 2013, 3pm | Favourite composers of the Holiday Season, Handel, Vivaldi, Tchaikovsky, with audience carol sing-a-long | Special Guests: St. John’s-Kilmarnock SchoolChoir and the Guelph Youth Symphony Orchestra
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 – Sky
Flute Concerto – TBA
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
Mozart – Horn Concerto – 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 our latest reviews – to view Click here.
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.
(Posted on Jan.5, 2012)