Past Event Archive

2014-15 Season

September 28, 2014

Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players

Dohnányi – Serenade in C Major, Op. 10
Mozart – Clarinet Quartet No. 1 in B-flat Major from Violin Sonata K. 378/317d
Beethoven – Septet in E-flat Major, Op. 20

November 2, 2014

New Orford String Quartet with Teng Li, viola

Ravel – String Quartet in F Major, M. 35
Brady (b. 1956) – Journal: String Quartet No. 2 (2013)
Mozart – String Quartet No. 4 in G minor, K.516

December 7, 2014


Piano Dialogue: David Jalbert & Wonny Song

Beethoven – Sonata in C# minor, Op. 27, No. 2
Poulenc – Les soirées de Nazelles, FP 84
Ravel – Ma Mère l’Oye, M. 60 “Mother Goose”
Schubert – Fantasie in F minor, D. 940, Op. 103
Rachmaninoff – Suite No. 2 in C Major, Op. 17

February 8, 2015


A Classical Canadian Collaboration: Erika Raum, Scott St. John, violins; Sharon Wei, viola; Tom Wiebe, cello

Schubert – Trio for Strings in B-flat Major, D. 471
Ysaÿe – Sonata for Two Violins in A minor
J.S. Bach – Goldberg Variations for String Trio in G Major, BWV 988 (arr. Sitkovetsky)

March 8, 2015


Vienna Piano Trio

Beethoven – 10 Variations on “Ich bin der Schneider Kakadu” in G Major, Op. 121a
Schumann – Phantasiestücke in A minor, Op. 88
Mendelssohn – Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49

April 12, 2015


Dublin Guitar Quartet

Glass – String Quartet No. 2 “Company”
Brouwer – Cuban Landscape with Rhumba
Sisask – Songs in honour of the Virgin Mary
Koshikin – Changing the Guard
Kanengiser – Gongan
Glass – String Quartet No. 3 “Mishima”
Tavener – The Lamb
Kreek – Maga, maga Matsikene & Mis a sirised, sirtsuke
Ligeti – Musica Ricercata

2013-14 Season

October 6, 2013

Cecilia String Quartet + Afiara String Quartet

Haydn – String Quartet in D Major, Op. 20, No. 4
Tchaikovsky – String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 11
Mendelssohn – Octet for Strings in Eb Major, Op. 20

October 20, 2013

Il Giardino d’Amore

Vivaldi – Concerto for Violin in D “Il Grosso Mogul” RV 208
Various Arias – Handel and Vivaldi
Charpentier – Bacchus et Amour, Celle qui fait mon tourment
Caresana – Aria from L’Adoratione de’ Maggi “Dorme nimo”
Corelli – Concerto grosso Op. 6, No. 4

November 5, 2013


Matt Haimovitz, cello, Ontario Philharmonic Orchestra, Marco Parisotto, conductor Koerner Hall 8:00PM

Great Artists Series
Bloch – Schelomo (Hebraic Rhapsody)
Mahler – Symphony No. 1 in D Major “Titan”

February 23, 2014


Emmanuel Vukovich, violin and The Parcival Strings Project

Gonashvili – Traditional Georgian Folk Song
Haydn – String Quartet No. 25 in C Major, Op. 20, No. 2
J.S. Bach – Sonata for Solo Violin in A minor, BWV 1003
Brahms – Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in B minor, Op. 115
Zhurbin (b.1978) – Budget Bulgar

March 16, 2014


Guillermo González, piano

Isaac Albéniz – IBERIA
I – Book II/2 Almeria, Book IV/1 Málaga, Book III/2 Polo, Book II/3 Triana
II – Book I/2 Puerto (Cadix), Book IV/2 Jerez, Book III/1 Albaicín, Book III/3 Lavapiés
III – Book I/1 Evocación (preludio), Book IV/3 Eritaña, Book II/1 Rondeña, Book I/3 El Corpus Christi en Sevilla

April 27, 2014


Canadian Brass – MacMillan Theatre

Renaissance Brass – selections
“Little” Fugue in G minor – Bach/arr. Romm
Selections from “Carnaval” Op. 9 – Schumann/arr. Coletti/Ridenour
Quintet – Michael Kamen
Mostly Fats (Looking Good Feeling Bad, Handful of Keys) – Fats Waller/arr. Henderson
Amazing Grace – Traditional/arr. Henderson
Selection from Symphony for Brass – Ewald
Selections from Brahms on Brass – Brahms/arr. Coletti/Ridenour
Ain’t necessarily so – George Gershwin/arr. Henderson
Killer Tango – Sonny Kompanek
Carmen – Bizet/arr. Mills

2012-13 Season

September 30, 2012

Stars of the TSO

Schubert – Octet in F Major, D. 803
Spohr – Grand Nonetto in F Major, Op. 31

The Stars – Jonathan Crow, Etsuko Kimura, Teng Li, Joseph Johnson, Jeffrey Beecher, Nora Shulman, Sarah Jeffrey, Joaquin Valdepeñas, Michael Sweeney, Neil Deland

October 28, 2012

New Orford String Quartet

Haydn – String Quartet in D Major, Op. 20, No. 4
Hétu – String Quartet No. 1, Op. 19
Beethoven – String Quartet in E minor, Op. 59, No. 2

December 4, 2012


Anton Kuerti, piano, Ontario Philharmonic Orchestra, Marco Parisotto, conductor Koerner Hall 8:00PM

Majestic Brahms
Piano Concerto No. 2 in Bb Major, Op. 83
Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98

February 3, 2013


Dalí String Quartet

Amaya – Angelica
Mendelssohn – String Quartet in D Major, Op. 44, Mo. 1
Villa-Lobos – String Quartet No. 1 (1915)
Turina – La Oración del Torero, Op. 34 (1925)
Gardel – El Día que me quieras (Tango, 1935)
Almarán – La historia de un amor (Bolero, 1956)
Valdes – Danzón Almendra (Dance, 1938)

March 3, 2013


Hung-Kuan Chen, piano

Mozart – Fragment of a Suite in C Major, KV 399
Mozart – A Little Gigue in G Major, KV 574
Schubert – Sonata in C minor, D. 958
Chopin – 24 Preludes, Op. 28

April 28, 2013


Pierrot Moonstruck: A Festival of Song, Piano music, Poetry and Mime

Featuring music by Debussy, Fauré, Schumann, Chopin, Grieg and Ravel
Performed by: Allison Angelo, soprano; Olga Primak, mime; Larry Bent, reader; Kathleen van Mourik and Charles Foreman, piano

2011-12 Season

September 25, 2011

Ofra Harnoy, cello and Anton Kuerti, piano

Bach – Suite for Solo Cello #3
Beethoven – Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 3 in A Major, Op. 69
Franck – Sonata for Cello and Piano in A Major

November 12, 2011

New Zealand String Quartet

Haydn – String Quartet in D Major, Op. 64, No. 5 “The Lark”
Bartok – String Quartet No. 4 (1928)
Beethoven – String Quartet in C# minor, Op. 131

January 15, 2012


Dmitri Berlinsky, violin and the International Chamber Soloists

Mendelssohn – Concerto for Violin and String Orchestra in D minor
Astor Piazzolla – The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Tchaikovsky – String Sextet in D minor, Op. 70 “Souvenir de Florence”

February 12 & 28, 2012


Anton Kuerti, host Music & Truffles – Classics for children 1:15-2:15pm Feb 12

Special Event featuring…
the music and life of Ludwig van Beethoven

Ye-Eun Choi, violin, Ontario Philharmonic, Marco Parisotto, conductor Koerner Hall 8:00PM Feb 28

A Journey With Brahms
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77
Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73

April 1, 2012


Stéphane Lemelin, piano and Donna Brown, soprano

Schubert – Am Bach im Frühling, Im Abendrot, Der Jüngling auf dem Hügel, Die Forelle
Debussy – Preludes, Book 1
Faure – Nocturnes in E flat minor, Op. 33, No. 1, A flat Major, Op. 33, No. 3, D flat Major, Op. 63
Mahler – Frühlingsmorgen, Erinnerung, Wo die schönen Trompeten blasen, Wer hat dies Liedlain erdacht?
Wolf – Gesang Weylas, Im Frühling, Lebewohl, Er ist’s!

April 15, 2012


Afiara String Quartet; guest cellist – David Hetherington

Larysa Kuzmenko – Rhapsody for String Quartet (World Premiere)
Dvorak – String Quartet No. 13 in G Major, Op. 106
Schubert – String Quintet in C Major, D. 956

2010-11 Season

October 3, 2010

I Musici de Montréal with Katherine Chi, piano and Yuli Turovsky, conductor

Angelova – Pagan Dances on Burning Coals
Elgar – Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20
Turina – Rapsodia Sinfonica for Piano and Strings, Op. 66
Strauss Jr. – Symphonic Metamorphosis; Die Fledermaus Themes
Tchaikovsky – Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48

October 31, 2010

Afiara String Quartet with Wonny Song, piano

Chopin – Barcarolle, Op.60
Chopin – Andante Spianato & Grande Polonaise Brilliante, Op.22
Beethoven – String Quartet, Op. 59, No. 1
Debussy – L’isle Joyeuse
Shostakovich – Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57

January 16, 2011


Alain Trudel, trombone and Patrick Wedd, organ – Yorkminster Park Church

Holst – Duo Concertante for Trombone and Organ
Liszt – Hosannah for Trombone and Organ, S.677, R409
Peeters – Concert Piece (organ solo)
Schiffmann – Intermezzo for Trombone and Organ, Op.53
Guilmant – Morceau Symphonique
Sandstrom – Lacrimae, Lacrimae
Schnittke – “Schall und Hall” for Trombone and Organ
Messiaen – Joie et Clarté des Corps Glorieux (organ solo)
Good – Flow (world premiere)
Genzmer – Sonata for Trombone and Organ

February 20, 2011


Debussy String Quartet

Puccini – Crisantemi (Chrysanthemums) elegy for String Quartet
Borodin – String Quartet No. 2 in D major
Debussy – String Quartet in G minor, L. 85, Op. 10

March 20, 2011


Jane Coop, piano

Beethoven – Sonata in E major, Op. 14, No. 1
Beethoven – 15 Variations and Fugue in Eb major, Op. 35 (Eroica)
Scriabin – 3 Etudes, Op. 65
Scriabin – Sonata No. 3 in F# minor, Op. 23

April 30, 2011


Ontario Philharmonic, Anton Kuerti, piano, Marco Parisotto, conductor – Koerner Hall 8:00pm

All Brahms Program
Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15
Maestoso, Adagio, Rondo-Allegro non troppo

Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68
Un poco sostenuto – Allegro, Andante sostenuto,Un poco Allegretto e grazioso Adagio; Piu andante; Allegro non troppo, ma con brio

Music & Truffles – 1:15-2:15pm Babar Special Concert at Walter Hall

2009-10 Season

September 20, 2009

Stars of the TSO

Schubert – Rondo in A Major for Violin & String Quartet, D. 438
Rowson – Sextet for Strings (1998)
Krommer – Quartet for Oboe and Strings No. 1 in C Major
Brahms – Sextet in G Major for Strings, Op. 36
Young Artist: Rebekah Wolkstein, violin

October 25, 2009

Gary Graffman, piano

Salzedo – Variations on a Theme in Ancient Style, for harp, Op. 30
Scriabin – Prelude in C# minor, Op. 9, No. 1
Nocturne in Db Major, Op. 9, No. 2
Scriabin/Reise – Etude in C# minor, Op. 2, No. 5
Reinecke – Sonata in C Minor, Op, 179
Bach/Brahms – Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004
Reger – Four Special Studies
Kirchner – For the Left Hand
Corigliano – “For the Left Hand Alone” from Etude Fantasy
Blumenfeld – Etude in Ab Major, Op. 36
Godowsky – Selections from Fifty-Three Studies after Chopin’s Etudes; Studies No. 13 & 41
Young Artist: Emily Belvedere, harp

November 22, 2009


Fine Arts Quartet with Anton Kuerti, piano – MacMillan Theatre

Haydn – String Quartet in Bb Major, Op. 76, No. 4 (“Sunrise”)
Bruckner – String Quartet in C Minor (1862)
Shostakovich – String Quartet No. 7, Op. 108 (1960)
Schumann – Piano Quintet in Eb Major, Op. 44

February 21, 2010


Jason Vieaux, guitar, Wallis Giunta, mezzo-soprano

J.S. Bach – Lute Suite in G minor, BWV 995
Lorca – Canciones Españolas Antiguas
De Falla – Siete Canciones Populares Españolas
Albéniz – Asturias (from Suite Española, Op. 47) , Cuba (from Suite española, Op. 47)
Brouwer – El Decameron Negro
Albéniz – Sevilla (from Suite Española, Op. 47)

March 7, 2010


Les Violons de Roy, Richard Paré, conductor – MacMillan Theatre

All Vivaldi program
Concerto for Strings and Basso Continuo in G minor, RV151 (‘alla rustica’)
Concerto for 2 cellos in G minor, RV 531
Concerto for Strings and Basso Continuo in G minor, RV157
Concerto for 4 violins en B minor, RV 580

The Four Seasons
Violin Concerto in E major, RV 269, “La primavera” (Spring)
Violin Concerto in G minor, RV 315, “L’estate” (Summer)
Violin Concerto in F major, RV 293, “L’autunno” (Autumn)
Violin Concerto in F minor, RV 297, “L’inverno” (Winter)

April 25, 2010


Afiara String Quartet with Robert Aitken, flute

Tovey – Variations on a Theme by Gluck for Flute and String Quartet, Op. 28
Boccherini – Quintet in Eb Major for Flute and String Quartet, Op. 17 No. 6
Berg – Lyric Suite (1926)
Ginastera – Impresiones de la Puna for Flute and String Quartet
Mendelssohn – String Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80 (1847)

2008-09 Season

September 21, 2008

Chatham Baroque -Españoleta

De Murcia – Zarambeques o Muecas, Jota, Zarabande
Sanz – Canarios, Cumbée, Españoleta
Falconieri – La Suave Melodia, Correinte, La Benedetta

October 12, 2008

Stars of the TSO

Telemann – Fantasia No. 1 in C Major
Schubert – Strong Trio in Bb Major, D. 581
Hindemith – Sonata for solo viola, Op. 25, No. 1
Haydn – Divertimento a Tre in Eb Major, Hob. IV: 5
Mozart – Quintet for horm, violin, 2 violas and cello in Eb Major, K. 407 (K.386c)
Young Artisi: Carolyn Blackwell, viola

November 9, 2008


Made in Canada Ensemble

Schubert – Adagio and Rondo Concertante for piano quartet F Major, D. 487
Milhaud – Quatre Visages for viola & piano
Prévost – Improvisation for solo violin
Schulhoff – Duo for violin and cello
Fauré – Piano Quartet in C Minor, Op. 15

January 11, 2009


Kuerti vs. Kuerti – Anton Kuerti, piano, Julian Kuerti, conductor – MacMillan Theatre

Bartok – Hungarian Sketches, BB 103
Mendelssohn – Capriccio Brillante for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 22
Mendelssohn – Piano Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25
Beethoven – Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93
with Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra

March 22, 2009


Kolja Lessing, violin and Anton Kuerti, piano

Mendelssohn – Sonata in F Minor for piano and violin, Op. 4 (1823)
Kuerti – Partita for solo violin (1998)
Vogel – Epitaffio per Alban Berg for piano (1936)
Busoni – Sonata in E Minor for violin and piano, Op. 36a (1898)

April 5, 2009


Richard Raymond, piano

Liszt – Ballade No. 2, S.171
Dohnanyi – Four Rhapsodies, Op. 11
Chopin – Scherzo No. 2 in Bb Minor, Op. 31
Rachmaninov – Sonata for cello and piano G Minor, Op. 19
Young Artist – David Eggert, cello

2007-08 Season

September 23, 2007

Winners of the Mooredale Concerto Competition

Mercadante – Flute Concerto in E Minor, Op.57
Winner – A. Emre Sagbas, flute
Crusell – Clarinet Concerto No. 3 Bb Major, Op. 11
Winner – Sonia Sielaff, clarinet
Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 2, Bb Major, Op. 19
Winner – Eldon Ng, piano

October 14, 2007

Youth in the Spotlight

McIntyre – Butterflies & Bobcats
Liszt – Sonata in B Minor, S. 178
J.S. Bach – Partita D Minor for solo violin, BWV1004
Brahms – Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 25
Players – Philip Chiu, piano; Eric Paetkau, viola; Emmanuel Vukovich, violin; Ralph Hoekman, cello

November 25, 2007


Tokai String Quartet

Krommer – Quartet in Bb Major, Op. 83 for clarinet and strings
Bartok – Strong Quartet No. 2 (1917)
Murphy – Dark Energy (2007)
Czerny – String Quartet in E Minor (1850)

February 3, 2008


Nordic Voices

Manchicourt – Reges terre, Agnus dei, Laudate Dominum, O Virgo Virginum
Morales – Regina caeli, Exaltata est
Non Papa – O Magnum Mysterium
Vivancos – Nigra est, pulchra sum
Poulenc – O Magnum Mysterium

March 30, 2008


Kristine’s Kompanions

Kuerti – Enticement of Two Violas
Spohr – Grande Quintetto G Major, Op. 33, No. 2
Mozart – String Quartet in G Minor, K. 516
The Kompanions: Erika Raum, Olivier Thouin, violin; Scott St. John, Sharon Wei, viola; Winona Zelenka, cello

April 13, 2008


Anton Kuerti, piano

Beethoven – Sonata in Eb Major, Op. 27, No.1 [Sonata Quasi una Fantasia]
Beethoven – 33 Variations on a Theme by Anton Diabelli in C Major, Op. 120

2006-07 Season

September 25, 2006

Vivaldi-Concert for Four Violins in F Major
J.S.Bach – Violin Concerto in E Major
Telemann – Concerts for Three Violins F Minor
Handel – Concert Grosso, Op. 6 No. 6

October 16, 2006

Handel – Suite No. 3 D Minor for piano
Hetu – String Quartet #2, Op.50
Brahms – Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op.34
Young Artist – Ben Smith, piano

November 27, 2006


C.P.E. Bach – Sonata in A Minor & Oboe Solo Hob: 562
J.S. Bach – Cantata No. 82 “Ich Habe Genug”
Bartok – Rhapsody No. 1 for Violin and Piano
J.S. Bach – Suite No. 6 for Violoncello D Major
Bartok – String Quartet No. 3
Young Artist – Jason Nedecky, baritone

February 26, 2007


Schubert – Rondeau Brilliant B Minor Op. 70
Kuzmenko – Rhapsody for Cello & Strings
Bruckner – String Quartet in F Major
Young Artist: Sarah Nematallah, violin

March 19, 2007


Mendelssohn in London

Sonata for Violin & Piano in F Major
Variations Serieuses fro Piano – Op. 54
Piano Trio in C Minor, Op. 66
Gwendolyn Mak, piano
Young Artist: Nathaniel Anderson-Frank, violin

April 2, 2007


Anton Kuerti & Kristine Bogyo play Beethoven

Piano Sonata in A Major, Op. 2. No. 2
Piano Sonata in Eb Major, Op. 81a “Les Adieux”
12 Variations for Cello & Piano on a theme from Handel’s “Judas Maccabaus”, WoO 45
Sonata for Cello & Piano in A Major, Op. 69