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GTPO: 2018-2019 Season
“Christmas @ Columbus Centre”, Sunday December 16th– 3:00 PM, Columbus Centre, 901 Lawrence Ave.W
Since 2011, the GTPO has established a strong partnership with this multicultural community and arts center serving over 100,000 visitors every year. This afternoon festive program will feature array of Christmas themed pieces from Canada and the world and also a selection of Italian opera overtures and arias. Soprano Holly Chaplin and the Columbus Belle Voci choir will join the orchestra under the baton of maestro Paolo Busato.
“Winter Classics”, Sunday February 10th, 2019 – 3:00 PM – Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave.
This program will feature three young soloists who are winners of the 2018 North York Music Festival concerto class competition performing as soloists accompanied by a full orchestra. Our conductor Maestro David Fallis who served as a judge at the festival has selected the soloists with the orchestra: J.J. Bui playing the 1st movement of Beethoven 5th piano concerto, Godwin Friesen playing the first movement of the Schumann's piano concerto, and Eena Yoon playing the first movement of the Dvorak cello concerto. In addition the orchestra will perform Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite.
"Romantica" , Saturday April 13, 2019 - 8:00 PM - Calvin Presbyterian Church
Our spring concert will feature a selection of popular romantic and works under the baton of guest conductor Oliver Balabursky. The first half will include a set of three romantic overtures: Johann Strauss' II overture from “Die Fledermaus” (The Bat), Sibelius' “Finlandia” and Mussorgsky's “Night on the Bald Mountain”. The second half will present Brahms' Symphony No. 1 in C min on of the most known symphonic works and a staple of the romantic repertoire.
"A Night at the Movies II", Saturday June 1, 2019 – 8:00 PM - Calvin Presbyterian Church
Our final performance of the season will celebrate music written for the big-screen with a program of famous movie tunes and melodies. After the enormous success of this program in 2017 we have prepared another selection of well-known themes from award winning movies that will appeal to all generations. Well know tunes such as “Lord of the Rings”, "The Hobbit" by Howard Shore, "Mission Impossible" by Lalo Schifrin, "Superman" by John Williams, "Doctor Zhivago" by Maurice Jarre and "Forrest Gump" by Alan Silvestri will be part of the program. This program will feature several orchestra members performing as soloists and will be conducted by John Palmer.