2007 - 2008 Concert Schedule

Matthew Jaskiewicz - Founding Artistic Director

SEASON AT A GLANCE


SILENT HORROR - NOSFERATU

Friday, October 26, 2007 at 8:00 pm
Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park

Screening of 1922 silent movie Nosferatu with live original music by Phil McConnell
Toronto Sinfonietta Strings, Phil McConnell, guest conductor


GALA CONCERT
of the Second Toronto Sinfonietta Concerto Competition 2007

Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 7:30 pm
Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles Street West, Toronto

Winners of the First Toronto Sinfonietta Young Musicians Competition in piano, violin and woodwinds categories share the stage, performing excerpts from various concertos with orchestra
Toronto Sinfonietta, Matthew Jaskiewicz, conductor


LIFE AND MUSIC OF KAROL SZYMANOWSKI

Thursday, November 29, 2007 at 7:00 pm

Consulate General of the Republic of Poland, Toronto
On the 125th anniversary anniversary of his birth and the 70th anniversary of his death Toronto Sinfonietta soloists present chamber music by Karol Szymanowski and Witold Lutoslawski, two giants that shaped Polish music of the 20th century
    Karol Szymanowski (1882 - 1937)
         Kurpie Songs
         Etude in B flat Minor, op. 4 no 3
    Witold Lutoslawski (1913 - 1994)
         Dance Preludes for clarinet abd piano
         Bucolics for piano solo
         Subito for violin and piano
Toronto Sinfonietta, Matthew Jaskiewicz, conductor


GLORIA

Saturday, December 15, 2007 at 7:30 pm
Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Avenue, Toronto

Concert of festive sounds of choir, strings, and brass organized by Oakham House Choir of Ryerson University
    Antonio Vivaldi: Gloria
    John Rutter: Gloria
    Phil McConnell: Christmas Fantasia
Eunsil Choi - soprano
Margaret Maye - mezzosoprano
Oakham House Choir of Ryerson University
Toronto Sinfonietta, Matthew Jaskiewicz, conductor


THE SEASONS

Saturday, May 10, 2008 at 7:30 pm
Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Avenue, Toronto

Oakham House Choir of Ryerson University presents the magnificent secular oratorio composed in 1801 by 69 year old Joseph Haydn
    Joseph Haydn: The Seasons
Oakham House Choir of Ryerson University
Toronto Sinfonietta, Matthew Jaskiewicz, conductor


MUSIC OF POLISH ENLIGHTENMENT

Sunday, June 8, 2008 at 2:00 pm
Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park

In times of French Revolution Polish Enlightenment gave Europe not only the first modern national constitution (The Constitution of May 3, 1791), but also prepared ground for a new era in Polish culture.
    Michal Kleofas Oginski (1731-1803) Polonaise
    Karol Kurpinski (1785-1857) Clarinet Concerto
    Fryderyk Chopin (1819-1849) Flute Variations on a Theme by Rossini
    Juliusz Zarebski (1854-1885) Piano Quintet, arranged for strings and piano
    Mieczyslaw Karlowicz (1876-1909) Waltz for Serenade for String Orchestra
Toronto Sinfonietta, Matthew Jaskiewicz, conductor





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