Previously known as Ovation Series, this is Orchestra London’s flagship classical series presenting some the greatest musical masterpieces from around the world.

Saturday nights at 8:00 pm, Centennial Hall.

Viennese Classics
October 16, 2021

Pianist Sara Davis Buechner opens the season with Beethoven’s revered Piano Concerto No. 4.

Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4
Mozart: The Impresario Overture
Brahms: Serenade No. 1
Timothy Vernon, conductor
Sara Davis Buechner, piano

Slavic Serenade
November 13, 2021

A Russian and Czech Romance featuring Dvorák’s radiant 6th symphony.
Dvorák: Symphony No. 6

Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings
Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia
Jean-Philippe Tremblay, conductor

Chopin’s Piano Concerto
December 4, 2021

A Polish-themed program brought back by popular demand! Fifteen year-old Canadian phenomenon Jan Lisiecki celebrates Chopin’s 200th birthday with the composer’s Piano Concerto No. 1.

Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 3
Górecki: Three Pieces in Olden Style
Grzegorz Nowak, conductor
Jan Lisiecki, piano

A Robert Burns Celebration
January 22, 2022

Break out the bagpipes! Just in time for Rabbie Burns Day, this program celebrates the best of Scotland.

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 Scottish
Walton: Façade Suite No. 2
Arne: Overture to Thomas and Sally
Maxwell Davies: Orkney Wedding & Sunrise
Francesco Milioto, conductor

Latin Romance
February 19, 2021

Travel the globe on a symphonic salsa of Latin-inspired music by Spanish, Italian, French & Argentine composers, featuring a guest soprano.

Ginastera: Variaciones concertantes
Canteloube: Songs of the Auvergne
Evangelista: Alap and Gat
Boccherini: Symphony in D minor Il Casa del diavolo

Sibelius’ Violin Concerto
March 26, 2021

Violinist Annette-Barbara Vogel masters Finnish composer Sibelius’

virtuosic Violin Concerto.
Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor
Schumann: Symphony No. 1 Spring
Strauss: Serenade for Winds
Mariner: Aftermath
Stewart Robertson, conductor
Annette-Barbara Vogel, violin

Beethoven Finale
May 14, 2021

Pianist Stéphan Silvestre stars in an all-Beethoven spectacle to close the season. Don’t miss the Pastoral Symphony, made familiar to many by the classic film Fantasia, and the thrilling Choral Fantasy as the grand finale.

Beethoven: Symphony No.6 Pastorale
Choral Fantasy
Prometheus Overture
Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt
Timothy Vernon, conductor
Stéphan Sylvestre, piano