Monday, May 1, 2017
A Benefit Concert for the PEISO
8:00 p.m.

PEISO presents the National Arts Centre Orchestra
Alexander Shelley, Conductor
James Ehnes, solo violin
Monique Mojica (Guna & Rappahannock), narrator

Symphony no. 9 “From the New World” – Antonín Dvořák
Violin Concerto – Erich Korngold
I Lost My Talk – John Estacio, with video projection and live narration

Sunday, October 15, 2017
2:30 p.m.

Beethoven ‘Eroica’ & Ten Strings and a Goatskin
Mark Shapiro, Conductor

Symphony no. 3 “Eroica” – Ludwig van Beethoven
Special Guest Pops Artist: Ten Strings and a Goatskin
A bilingual folk/fusion trio from PEI who present traditional and original music inspired by their Atlantic Canadian histories and roots, and infused with pop and world rhythms.

Sunday, November 19, 2017
2:30 p.m.

Canada 150
Mark Shapiro, Conductor

A Hero’s Welcome: Sesquie for Canada’s 150th – Kati Agócs
Cantata for Canada 150 (PEISO Commission – World Premiere)
Music by Richard Covey, Leo Marchildon, Kevin Morse, Andrew Staniland
Poetry by Madison Iwankow, Chloe Dockendorff, Nicolas Dickieson, Madison Lockman and others. Musical guests include Hey Cuzzins, Confederation Singers & Youth Chorus.
1812 Overture – Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Sunday March 4, 2018
2:30 p.m.

Dvořák 8 and More
Dinuk Wijeratne, Guest Conductor
Instrumental soloist TBA

Sinfonietta– Violet Archer
Symphony no. 8 – Antonín Dvořák
Concerto performance by our Suzanne Brenton Award Winner TBA

Sunday April 15, 2018
2:30 p.m.

Tenor, Horn & Strings
Mark Shapiro, Conductor
James Sommerville, horn
Marcel d’Entremont, tenor

Serenade for Strings – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Horn Concerto no. 3 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Adagio for Strings – Samuel Barber
Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings – Benjamin Britten

Please note: The dates for the concerts are set so mark your calendars! Performance selections and soloists are subject to change.



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