* = Canadian Composer

 

BALLET

P. I. Tchaikovsky, TheNutcracker

OPERA

Schoenberg, Erwartung

Humperdinck, Hansel and Gretel

SYMPHONIC REPERTOIRE

A

ADAMS, John (1947)

  • Short Ride in a Fast Machine

  • Fearful Symmetries

  • Chamber Symphony

 

*ADASKIN, Murray

  • Diversion for orchestra

*ALLEN, Peter Charles

  • Mar Atlantico

ANDERSON, Leroy

  • Sleigh Ride

  • Christmas Festival

  • Irish Suite

 

ANNUNZIATA, Allessandro (1968)

  • Rhapsodie-Sérénade, for violin and strings (premiere, 2014)

     

*ARCURI, Serge (1954)

  • Les Furieuses Enluminures

 

 

B

*BABIN, Louis

  • Mutations

 

BARTOK, Béla

  • Suite de Danses Sz.77

 

BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van

  • Symphony no.1

  • Symphony no.3

  • Symphony no.4

  • Symphony no.5

  • Symphony no.6

  • Symphony no.7

  • Symphony no. 8

  • Prometheus Overture

  • Leonore no. 3 Overture

  • Fidelio Overture

  • Egmont Overture

  • Coriolan Overture

  • Romance no.1 in G major for violin

  • Piano Concerto no. 4

 

*BELKIN, Alan (1951)

  • Nonet

 

*BELL, Allan Gordon (1953)

  • Spirit trail

     

BERG, Alban

  • Wozzeck, Excerpts

  • Sieben frühe Lieder

 

 BERIO, Luciano

  • O King

  • Folk Songs

  • Opus Number Zoo

     

BERLIOZ, Hector

  • Hungarian March (Damnation of Faust)

  • Rob Roy Overture

BERNSTEIN, Leonard

  • West Side Story Overture

  • Candide Overture

 

BIZET, Georges

  • Carmen suite no.1 and 2

 

BOCCHERINI, Luigi

  • Musica notturna delle strade di Madrid (string orchestra)

     

BOLCOM, William (1938)

  • Prometheus for piano, choir and orchestra, (Canadian premiere 2011)

 

BORODIN, Alexander

  • In the Steppes of Central Asia

  • Polovstian Dances

 

*BOURASSA, François (1959)

  • Trois Jazzettes Concertantes, for vibraphone, marimba and orchestra

BOYLE, Ina

  • Symphony no. 1

 

BRAHMS, Johannes

  • Variations on a theme by Joseph Haydn

  • Hungarian Dance no. 5 and 6

  • Symphony no. 2

 

BRITTEN, Benjamin

  • A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

 

*BURGE, John

  • The Canadian Shield

 

BUSONI, Ferruccio

  • Berceuse Élégiaque

 

 

C

CAGE, John

  • Atlas Eclipticalis

  • 4'33

CANNABICH, Christian

  • Symphony no. 50

 

CHABRIER, Emmanuel

  • España

     

CHOPIN, Frédéric

  • Andante Spianato et grande polonaise brillante

 

 COPLAND, Aaron

  • Rodeo

  • Fanfare for the Common Man

 

CRUMB, George

  • Ancient Voices of children

  • Night of the Four Moons

 

 

D

DEBUSSY, Claude

  • Prélude à l’Après-midi d’un Faune

  • La Mer

  • Clair de Lune

  • Rhapsodie pour saxophone et orchestre

 

DVORAK, Antonín

  • Symphony no. 9 « New World »

  • Symphony no. 8

  • Slavonic Dances op 46 no.8

  • Slavonic Dances op 72 no.2 and 7

  • Carnival Overture

  • Cello Concerto

  • Violin Concerto

  • Song to the Moon aria, Rusalka

 

 

E

ELFMAN, Danny

  • Spiderman

  • The Simpsons

  • Batman Suite

ELGAR, Edward

  • Pump and Circumstance no.1

  • Nimrod

  • Cello Concerto

 

ELLINGTON, Duke

  • Harlem

     

*ESTACIO, John (1966)

  • Borealis

  • Frenergy

  • Trumpet Concerto

 

 

F

FARRENC, Louise

  • Symphony no. 3

*FENWICK, George

  • Silver City (2014 premiere)

  • Symphony no. 3

 

 

G

*GIRARD, Christian (1977)

  • Trois Rondels Bergamasques, (premiere 2004)

 

*GOUGEON, Denis (1951)

  • Le Diable et le Champignon

  • Le Petit Prince

 

GERSHWIN, George

  • Promenade (walking the dog)

  • Strike up the Band Overture

  • Summertime

  • An American in Paris Overture

  • Rhapsody in Blue

 

GLASS, Philip

  • Harpsichord Concerto

  • The American Four Seasons (Violin Concerto no. 2)

 

GLINKA, Mikhaïl

  • Russlan and Ludmilla Overture

     

*GOULET, Maxime (1980)

  • Citius, Altius, Fortius

  •  Par un soir d'Halloween

 

GOUNOD, Charles

  • Funeral March of a Marionette

  • Ah ! Je veux vivre aria

 

GRIEG, Edvard

  • Wedding day at Troldhaugen

  • Peer Gynt suite no.1

  • Two elegiac melodies (string orchestra)

  • Holberg Suite

 

GRONDAHL, Jens Christian

  • Trombone Concerto

 

H

HAYDN, Joseph

  • Symphony no. 92

  • Symphony  no. 101

  • Symphony no. 104

HAENDEL,  Georg Frederich

  • Messiah

HUMPERDINCK, Englebert

  • Hansel and Gretel

 

*HETU, Jacques

  • Symphony no.3

  • Légendes

  • Adagio et rondo

J

JOPLIN, Scott

  • The Entertainer

  • Maple Leaf Rag

 

*JONES, , Kelsey

  • Miramichi Ballad

 

K

*KA NIN, , Chan

  • Soulmate

KHACHATURIAN, Aram

  • Gayane, Dance of Aysche and Adagio

  • Waltz from Masquerade

 

L

*LOUIE, Alexina (1949))

  • Music for a celebration

*LECLAIR, François-Hugues (1962)

  • Lettres d'or 1

LINDBERG, Magnus (1958)

  • Feria

 

LISZT, Franz

  • Hungarian Rhapsody no.2 in C minor

 

*LONGTIN, Michel (1946)

  • Hivers

*LOUIE, Alexina (1949))

  • Music for a celebration

 

 

M

*MACMILLAN, Sir  Ernest

  • Two sketches on French Canadian airs

MAHLER, Gustav

  • Symphony no.2, offstage band

  • Das Lied von der Erde (orch. Schoenberg)

  • Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (orch. Schoenberg)

  • Symphony no. 5, Adagietto

 

MASCAGNI, Pietro

  • Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

     

MENDELSSOHN, Felix

  • Hebrides Overture

  • Midsummer Nigth Dream Overture

  •  Symphony no. 4 "Italian"

 

MARQUEZ, Arturo

  • Danzón no. 2

 

MONTAGUE, Stephen (1942)

  • Viola Concerto “Chinook”, (premiere 2011)

*MORAWETZ, Oskar 

  • Carnival Overture

*MORLOCK, Jocelyne (1969)

  • Nostalgia

*MOUSSA, Samy (1984)

  • Kammerkonzert IV, (premiere 2006)

 

MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus

  • Symphony no.29

  • Symphony no.35

  • Symphony no.40

  • Symphony no.41

  • Magic Flute Overture

  • Impressario Overture

  • Cosi fan tutte Overture

  • Don Giovanni Overture

  • Marriage of Figaro Overture

  • Violin Concerto no. 3 in G major

  • Violin Concert no.4 in D major

  • Piano Concerto no. 20

  • Piano Concerto no. 21

  • Horn Concerto no. 4

  • Non so più aria

  • Zefferetti lusinghieri aria

  • Divertimento K136

 

MOZART, Leopold

  • Toy Symphony

 

*MOZETICH, Marjan (1948)

  • Fantasia… Sul Linguaggio Perduto

*MURPHY, Kelly-Marie

  • Dragon, unfolding

 

MUSSORGSKY, Modest

  • Pictures at an Exhibition

  • Night on bald mountain

 

 

N

NIELSEN, Carl

  • Little suite for strings op. 1

 

NØRGÅRD, Per

  • Pastorale

 

O

OFFENBACH, Jacques

  • Can Can

 

 

P

PÄRT, Arvo (1935)

  • Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten

PENDERECKI, Krysztof (1933)

  • Sinfonietta per Archi

*PING YE HO, Alice (1960)

  • Romance Sonambulo

  • In the World of Zero

 

*PLANT, John (1945)

  • Romance Sonambulo

  • In the World of Zero

 

POULENC, Francis

  • Le Bal Masqué

 

PROKOFIEV, Sergei

  • Peter and the Wolf

  • Symphony no. 1

 

 

R

RACHMANINOFF, Sergei

  • Piano Concerto no. 2

  • Symphonic dances

 

RAVEL, Maurice

  • Bolero

  • Ma mère L'Oye

  • Trois Poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé

  • Tzigane

 

RESPIGHI, Ottorino

  • Antiche Danze ed Arie, Suite no. 3

 

*RICHE, Bernard (1970)

  • À Cordes et à cris, Drum set concerto

 

RICHTER, Max (1966)/Vivaldi

  • The Seasons recomposed – Spring

 

*RIDOUT, Godfrey

  • Jubilee Overture

 

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV, Nikolaï

  • Sheherazade

  • Dance of the Buffoons

  • Flight of the Bumblebee

  • Capriccio Espagnol

*ROBINOVITCH, Sid (1942)

  • Prairie Sketches

 

ROSSINI, Gioacchino

  • L’Italiana in Algeri Overture

  • William Tell Overture

  • Barber of Seville Overture

  • Tanti Affetti aria, La donna del Lago

 

*RYAN, Jeffrey (1962)

  • Observer of Beautiful forms, Piano Concerto, (premiere 2010)

     

SAINT-SAENS, Camille

  • Bacchanale form Samson et Delilah

  • Danse Macabre

  • L'assassinat du Duc de Guise

SALIERI, Antonio

  • 26 variations on La Folia

 

SARASATE, Pablo de

  • Zigeunerweisen

 

*SCHAFER, R. Murray (1933)

  • Beauty and the Beast

  • Requiems for the party girl

 

SCHREKER, Franz

  • Chamber Symphony

 

SCHUBERT, Franz

  • Symphonie no.5

  • Symphonie no. 8 « Unfinished »

  • Entracte No. 3 from Rosamunde

 

SCHOENBERG, Arnold

  • Erwartung (chamber ensemble version)

  • Pierrot lunaire

  • Kammersymphonie no.1

  • Three Pieces for Chamber Orchestra

  • Verklärte Nacht (string orchestra)

 

*SEIDLE, Donovan (1977)

  • Chinook

  • Moro lasso (Gesualdo/Seidle)

*SCHMIDT, Heather

  • Symphony no. 1

 

*SHARMAN, Rodney

  • After Robert Scumann

SHOSTAKOVICH, Dimitri

  • Festive Overture

  • Cello Concerto no.1

  • Chamber symphony in C minor op. 110a

 

SCHUMANN, Robert

  • Manfred Overture

  • Piano Concerto in A minor

  • Symphony no. 4

  • Carnaval

 

SIBELIUS, Jean

  • Finlandia

  • Pelleas et Mélisande

  • Symphony no. 2

 

SMETANA, Bedrich

  • The Moldau

     

SOUSA, John Philip

  • Liberty Bell

  • Washington Post

 

STAMITZ, Carl

  • Concerto for clarinet and orchestra

STRAUSS, Johann jr.

  • Die Fledermaus Overture

  • Blue Danube Waltz

  • Voices of Spring Waltz

  • Kaiser Waltz

  • Tritsch Tratsch polka

  • Thunder and Lightning Polka

  • Seufzen Polka

  • Banditten Gallop

STRAUSS, Richard

  • Horn concerto no. 2

 

STRAVINSKY, Igor

  • Firebird Suite (1919)

  • L’histoire du Soldat

  • Pulcinella

  • 3 Japanese Lyrics

  • Octet for Wind Instruments

 

 

T

TCHAIKOVSKY, Peter Ilitch

  • Swan Lake Suite

  • Violin Concerto in D major

  • Andante Cantabile

  • The Nutcracker Ballet

*THIBAUDEAU, Gabriel

  • Concerto pour piano quatre mains

 

V

VASKS, Peteris

  • Concerto for cello no.2 "Presence" - North American première

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, Ralph

  • Symphony no. 5

VIERK, Lois

  • Red Shift

VON SUPPE, Franz

  • Light Cavalry Overture

 

W

WAGNER, Richard

  • A Faust Overture

  • Lohengrin, Prélude to act I and III

  • Tristan und Isolde, Prélude et Mort d'Isolde

  • Ride of the Walkyries

  • Siegfried Idyll

  • Rienzi Overture

  • Song to the evening star

 

WEBER, Carl Maria von

  • Der Freischutz Overture

  • Oberon Overture

 

WEBERN, Anton

  • Langsammer Satz (string orchestra)

  • Konzert op.24

 

WILLIAMS, John (1932)

  • Harry Potter Suite

  • Star Wars Suite

  • Jurassic Park

  • Star Wars - The force awakens

 

 

Z

ZEMLINSKY, Alexander

  • Walzerzwischenspiel

POPS AND JAZZ CONCERTS

 

Air Supply with Symphony Orchestra

 

The Arrogant Worms

 

The Bruebeck Brothers

 

A Canadian Tenors Christmas

 

Ballroom with a twist, with Dancing with the Stars, So you think you can dance and American Idol singers

 

Big band tonight ! With Allen Vizzuti and Jens Lindemann

 

Bowfire

 

Chris Botti

 

Chantal Kreviazuk

 

Christmas with John McDermott

 

Christmas with the Barenaked Ladies

 

Cirque de la Symphonie

 

Disney in Concert

 

Elvis, A tribute to the King

 

Charlie Chaplin – The Immigrant (silent movie to live orchestral music)

 

Colin James and the little big band Christmas

George Canyon’s Country Christmas

 

Herbie Hancock with symphony orchestra

 

Ian Tyson

 

Jeans and classics :

Amazing '80s

The best of Kiss

ABBAmania

Guitar Heroes

Eagles greatest hits

Sting

Tribute to U2

 

Nikki Yanofsky

 

Pink Martini

 

Five by design : Radio days

Songs of the war years

 

Psycho, live music with the movie

 

Rajaton sings ABBA

Rant Maggie Rant

Stars with Symphony Orchestra

 

Symphony pops music : Disney in concert

 

Various Christmas selections for symphony orchestra, orchestra and singer, orchestra and choir

Women Rock

 

Stars with the National Arts Centre Orchestra

Susan Aglukark with the National Arts Centre Orchestra

 

 

FAMILY CONCERTS 

Samantha Whelan Kotkas : A Winter solstice

 

Dandi Productions : Jack and the beanstalk

Symphonic sorcery; The music of Harry Potter

Roald Dahl’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

 

Enchantment Theatre, One Thousand and one Nights

 

Judy and David Symphonic Adventure

 

L’Arsenal à Musique Inc. : The little prince

 

Magic Circle Mime : Orchestra from Planet X

 

Platypus Theatre : Rhythm in your rubbish

A flicker of light on a Christmas Night

How the Gimquat found her song

 

Stookey, Nathaniel The Composer is Dead

Fred Penner with  Symphony Orchestra