49t49th Virtual Season 2020-21
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Six digital concerts delivered directly to your home. The season included familiar music you love as well as a surprise guest or two, interviews, pre-concert talks, and behind the scenes videos. Keep your seats for next season.
Brass Fanfare (October 24th) Our brass players pull out all the stops with trumpet duos, trombone and brass quartets, a tuba solo and the entire brass ensemble performing a pieces arranged by Canadian tubist and composer Scott Irvine.
"BRAVO!!!...Over & above all expectations! … In this time of isolation felt very personal & intimate.”
--C.C. Tara ON
A Trip To Europe (November 28th) Since we have all been home for so long our string players want to take you on a musical vacation. Join them as they perform works by the great European masters: Mozart, Bartok and more.
Christmas Karaoke (December 19th) Listen to excerpts from the Nutcracker, some beautiful seasonal harp music featuring our guests, harpist Christina Kant, and follow the bouncing ball and sing along at home with carol karaoke.
Woodwinds are Wild (February 13th 2021) This concert will feature a flute and a woodwind quintet along with an oboe trio, a clarinet quartet, and strings. Works by Purcell, Bach, Mozart and Beethoven. We are pleased to perform a short chamber piece composed by Dr. Spy Dénommé-Welch (Anishnaabe) and Catherine Magowan (Hungarian-Jewish) of Unsettled Scores.
Kati in March (March 27, 2021) Guest artist, pianist Kati Gleiser will present a fantastic showcase including Bach's Chaconne and the elegant Impromptus by Schubert. The GBS will highlight the concert with performances of J. Strauss Sr.'s famous Radetzky March and beautiful orchestral works by Purcell.
Francois and Friends (May 15, 2021) Things will be as hot as a Habanera as the GBS takes a bite out of Bizet’s Carmen. And Maestro Koh will pick up his guitar as joins various orchestra members in a series of duets. An added bonus will be a virtual composition by composer Dr. Daniel Mehdizadeh commissioned and performed by the GBS.
Concert links and details will be emailed to subscribers one to two days prior to each concert.
Circumstances may require a change in music selection and guests.