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Concerts and Events

2009 | 10 Season

Concerts

Image for November 3, 2009 ConcertMozart's “Gran Partita”
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 8:00 P.M.
CBC Glenn Gould Studio

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Image for November 3, 2009 ConcertCelebrate the Holiday Season with the KSO
Monday, December 14, 2009 at 8:00 P.M.
Unionville Old Library Centre

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Image for November 3, 2009 ConcertIsraelievitch plays Mozart
Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 8:00 P.M.
CBC Glenn Gould Studio

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Image for November 3, 2009 ConcertBeethoven's Third Symphony “Eroica”
Thursday, April 8, 2010 at 8:00 P.M.
CBC Glenn Gould Studio

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Image for November 3, 2009 ConcertBeethoven's Fifth Symphony
Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 8:00 P.M.
CBC Glenn Gould Studio

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Image for November 3, 2009 ConcertHyuntak Lee plays Mozart
Saturday, August 7, 2010 at 8:00 P.M.
CBC Glenn Gould Studio

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Events & Festivals

Image for June 19, 2010 ConcertNorth York Music Festival
Saturday, June 19, 2010 at 2:00 P.M.
Cadillac-Fairview Shops at Don Mills

Free Admission    Map 


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Mozart's “Gran Partita”

Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 8:00 P.M.
CBC Glenn Gould Studio

Music Director Kristian Alexander launches the season with all time favourites including Barber's beautifully romantic Adagio and Elgar's Serenade for Strings. Wagner's birthday gift to his wife, Siegfried Idyll, and Mozart's famous Serenade for Winds will take you through some of the most delicate tone colours that you will not forget.

Kristian Alexander, conductor
Alexa Petrenko, host

Puccini, I Crisantemi View Notes Listen
Barber, Adagio View Notes Listen
Elgar, Serenade for Strings View Notes Listen
Wagner, Siegfried Idyll View Notes Listen
Mozart, Serenade for Winds, K. 361 View Notes Listen

$20 | $15

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Celebrate the Holiday Season with the KSO

Monday, December 14, 2009 at 8:00 P.M.
Unionville Old Library Centre

Come to celebrate the Holiday Season with the Kindred Spirits Orchestra's musicians, Music Director Maestro Alexander, and our special guest, Canadian composer, Daniel Friedman. Listen to rarely performed compositions for Christmas by Bach, Corelli, Haydn, and Berlioz, as well as our own Canadian Chanukah Celebrations by Friedman. This one-hour concert is without intermission and will be followed by a complimentary reception with roasted chestnuts, donuts, grog, and kosher drinks. A splendid evening not to be missed!

Kristian Alexander, conductor

Bach-Stokowski, Mein Jesu, BWV 487 View Notes Listen
Corelli, "Christmas" Concerto, Op. 6/8 View NotesListen
Berlioz, L’Enfance de Christ, Op. 25 View NotesListen
Haydn, Symphony No. 26 (Lamentatione) View NotesListen
Friedman, Chanukah Celebrations View Notes Listen

$20 | $15

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Israelievitch plays Mozart

Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 8:00 P.M.
CBC Glenn Gould Studio

Beethoven's classical First and innovative Second Symphonies are paired with one of the most beautiful concerti for a violin and orchestra, written by Mozart, performed by internationally renowned violinist Jacques Israelievitch. Bach's Prelude in B minor, masterfully arranged for strings by Leopold Stokowski, graciously opens an evening of passion and surprise.

Kristian Alexander, conductor
Jacques Israelievitch, violin
Alexa Petrenko, host

Bach-Stokowski, Prelude in B, BWV 893 View Notes Listen
Mozart, Concerto for violin in D, K. 218 View NotesListen
Beethoven, Symphony No. 1 in C View NotesListen
Beethoven, Symphony No. 2 in D View NotesListen

$20 | $15

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Beethoven's Third Symphony "Eroica"

Thursday, April 8, 2010 at 8:00 P.M.
CBC Glenn Gould Studio

KSO principal, Carmen Gassi, performs Mozart's wistful clarinet concerto that was written in the final years of the composer's life. This performance also features Beethoven's heroic Symphony No. 3 often cited as the masterwork marking the end of the Classical Era and the beginning of the Romanticism, in music.

Kristian Alexander, conductor
Carmen Gassi, clarinet
Alexa Petrenko, host

Beethoven, Overture Coriolan, Op. 62 View Notes Listen
Mozart, Concerto for Clarinet, K. 622 View NotesListen
Beethoven, Symphony No. 3 "Eroica" View NotesListen

$20 | $15

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Beethoven's Fifth Symphony

Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 8:00 P.M.
CBC Glenn Gould Studio

Internationally renowned Irish-born flutist Emma Elkinson makes her KSO début with Mozart's famous concerto for flute, in G major. Music Director, Kristian Alexander, leads the Kindred Spirits Orchestra in Beethoven's most popular and well-known Symphony No. 5. Bach's famous Suite for Orchestra opens a spectacular evening of drama and passion.

Kristian Alexander, conductor
Emma Elkinson, flute
Alexa Petrenko, host

Bach, Suite for orchestra No. 3, BWV 1068 View Notes Listen
Mozart, Concerto for flute in G, K. 313 View Notes Listen
Beethoven, Symphony No. 5 in C minor View Notes Listen

$20 | $15

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Hyuntak Lee plays Mozart

Saturday, August 7, 2010 at 8:00 P.M.
CBC Glenn Gould Studio

Winner of the Korean National Piano Competition, Hyuntak Lee makes his Glenn Gould Studio debut with Mozart's enigmatic Piano Concerto No. 23. Maestro Alexander leads the Kindred Spirits Orchestra in Beethoven's gentle and placid Fourth Symphony, which prompted Berlioz to comment: "the being who wrote such a marvel of inspiration... was not human."

Kristian Alexander, conductor
Hyuntak Lee, piano
Alexa Petrenko, host

Bach-Stokowski, Siciliano, BWV 1017 View Notes Listen
Mozart, Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 23 in A major View Notes Listen
Beethoven, Symphony No. 4 in B flat View Notes Listen

$20 | $15

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North York Music Festival
Winners of the 2010 Concerto competition

Saturday, June 19, 2010 at 2:00 P.M.
Cadillac-Fairview Shops at Don Mills

Tchaikovsky’s and Sibelius' Violin Concertos and Grieg’s Piano Concerto will be performed by the winners of the North York Music Festival Instrumental Concerto Competition. Special concert produced by Cadillac Fairview and hosted by Classical 96.3 FM radio personality Alexa Petrenko.

Scott Harrison, conductor
Eli Karpinsky, piano
Nicole Li, violin
Sarah Velasco, violin
Alexa Petrenko, host

Grieg, Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, op. 16 (1st movement) View Notes Listen
Sibelius, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, op. 47 (1st movement) View Notes Listen
Tchaikovsky, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, op. 35 (1st movement) View Notes Listen

Free Admission