Orchestra London's Flagship Series
Centennial Hall 

October 26 & 27, 2005

Verdi Requiem

Timothy Vernon, conductor
Barbara Livingston, soprano
Anita Krause, mezzo soprano
John Mac Master, tenor
John Avey, baritone
Orchestra London Philharmonic Choir
Verdi: Requiem

Composed at the height of Verdi's creative powers, the Requiem has become one of his most popular works.  This dramatic masterpiece will be brought to life by four of Canada's leading singers and the Orchestra London Philharmonic Choir.

November 23 & 24, 2005

Young Romantics

Timothy Vernon, conductor
Jonathan Crow, violin
Korngold: Violin Concerto
Korngold: Much Ado About Nothing Suite
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2

Concertmaster and youngest member of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Canadian violinist Jonathan Crow returns to perform Korngold's lyrical Violin Concerto, premiered by Jascha Heifetz in 1947.  Korngold's Much Ado About Nothing Suite and Rachmaninoff's romantic Symphony No. 2 complete the program.

January 25 & 26, 2006

A Mozart Soirée

Mario Bernardi, conductor
Sara Davis Buechner, piano
Mozart: Excerpts from Idomeneo
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25
Mozart: Symphony No. 41, "Jupiter"

Celebrate Mozart's 250th Birthday in style.  Conductor Mario Bernardi and pianist Sara Davis Buechner join Orchestra London for this concert dedicated to Mozart's enduring musical genius, which includes music from the opera Idomeneo, Piano Concerto No. 25 and Symphony No. 41, "Jupiter".

February 22 & 23, 2006

A Little Bit of Britain

Timothy Vernon, conductor
Ian Franklin, oboe
Estacio: Such Sweet Sorrow
Vaughan-Williams: Oboe Concerto
Elgar: Introduction and Allegro
Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge

This concert of British sounds features Vaughan-Williams famous Oboe Concerto played by Orchestra London's own Ian Franklin, Elgar's Introduction and Allegro, Britten's homage to his teacher and mentor, Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge and John Estacio's Such Sweet Sorrow.

March 29 & 30, 2006

Power and Grace

Alain Trudel, conductor
Kaori Yamagami, cello
Bouchards: Vertige
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, "Pastorale"

Kaori Yamagami plays Shostakovich's virtuosic Cello Concerto No. 1, with guest conductor Alain Trudel.  With Beethoven's romantic Symphony No. 6, "Pastorale" and Linda Bouchards' Vertige this program offers plenty of welcome to spring.

May 18 & 19, 2005

Russian Artistry

Timothy Vernon, conductor
Allyson McHardy, mezzo soprano
Stephen Dann, viola
Orchestra London Philharmonic Choir
Kancheli: Styx
Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture

The Orchestra London Philharmonic Choir joins Music Director Timothy Vernon, violist Stephen Dann and mezzo soprano Allyson McHardy in a program of monumental Russian works: Kancheli's Styx, Prokofiev's Alexander Nevsky, and Tchaikovsky's rousing choral version of the 1812 Overture.

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Adult $249 $207 $177 $153
Senior/Student $216 $180 $153 $138


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