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Richard Strauss Symphony No. 2 in D

Kristian Alexander, conductor
Recorded live. 2014

Maurice Ravel Concerto for the left hand

Dong Xu, piano
Kristian Alexander, conductor
Recorded live. 2014

Jean Sibelius Finlandia

Kristian Alexander, conductor
Recorded live. 2014

Maurice Ravel Concerto for the left hand

Ann Hobson Pilot, harp
Kristian Alexander, conductor
Recorded live. 2014
Canadian première.

Prélude (Pre-Concert Recitals)

May 7, 2016
Carmen Gassi, Colin Sandquist

Pre-Concert Chats

May 7, 2016
Michael Berec

Intermission Rendez-Vous

May 7, 2016
Leonid Nediak | pianist

Programmes

Community outreach and education

Audio

Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet fantasy overture

Kristian Alexander, conductor. Recorded live at Flato Markham Theatre for the Performing Arts on February 15, 2014.

Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo theme for cello and orchestra

Kristian Alexander, conductor. Rachel Mercer, cellist. Recorded live at Flato Markham Theatre for the Performing Arts on March 30, 2013.

Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 3 ("Scottish")

1st movement (Andante con moto — Allegro un poco agitato)

3rd movement (Adagio) and 4th movement (Allegro vivacissimo — Allegro maestoso assai )

Kristian Alexander, conductor. Recorded live at Flato Markham Theatre on February 16, 2013.

Beethoven, Overture to Fidelio

 Kristian Alexander, conductor. Recorded live at Flato Markham Theatre on February 16, 2013.

Brahms' Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73, 2nd movement (Adagio non troppo)

Kristian Alexander, conductor. Recorded live at Flato Markham Theatre for the Performing Arts on October 27, 2012.

Wagner, Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Kristian Alexander, conductor. Recorded live at Flato Markham Theatre on October 27, 2012.

Mendelssohn, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in e-minor, Op. 64

Joelle Kee, violin. Kristian Alexander, conductor. Recorded live at Flato Markham Theatre on October 27, 2012.

Handel, Messiah (orchestrated by W.A. Mozart)

And the glory of the Lord

Village Voices Choir (Joan Andrews, artistic director)

Pifa

The trumpet shall sound

Andrew Tees, bass-baritone.

Hallelujah

Village Voices Choir (Joan Andrews, artistic director).

Why do the nations?

Andrew Tees, bass-baritone.

Then shall be brought to pass - O death, where is thy sting?

Claudia Lemcke, mezzo-soprano. Stephen Harland, tenor.

Then shall the eyes of the blind be open'd - He shall feed his flock

Rebecca Whelan, soprano.

I know that my redeemer liveth.

Rebecca Whelan, soprano.

Since by men came death

Village Voices Choir (Joan Andrews, artistic director)

Worthy is the Lamb that was slain

Village Voices Choir (Joan Andrews, artistic director)

Amen

Village Voices Choir (Joan Andrews, artistic director)

Kristian Alexander, conductor. Recorded live at Flato Markham Theatre on December 15, 2012

Media

Maestro Kristian ALexander and celebrity host Alexa Petrenko discuss how the music of Shostakovich’s Fifth symphony is related to Sibelius’ Finlandia and Philip Glass’ Violin Concerto No. 1 in a live-to-air interview on the National Classical 96.3 FM radio. May 14, 2014

Maestro Kristian ALexander and celebrity host Alexa Petrenko discuss the music of Wagner’s Parsifal, Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde and Tchaikovsky’s Rococo Variations in a live-to-air interview on the National Classical 96.3 FM radio. March 25, 2013.

Maestro Kristian Alexander and soprano Rebecca Whelan discuss the rarely performed Mozart’s orchestration of Handel’s Messiah with Jeff Moore and Elaine Spencer. December 5, 2012. Live-to-air broadcasting on Rogers TV (Daytime show).