PEI Symphony Orchestra Announces 2023–2024 Season Programming

PEI Symphony Orchestra Announces 2023–2024 Season Programming FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI — July 27, 2023 — The PEI Symphony Orchestra (PEISO) proudly unveils its much-anticipated 2023–24 programming, setting the stage for a new chapter as we embark on a nationwide search for a new Music Director. The PEISO is

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Auditions

The PEI Symphony Orchestra – Auditions   Play With Us! The PEI Symphony Orchestra is a group of dedicated professional, community and student musicians, united in their pursuit of delivering high quality live orchestral music to Islanders.  We seek experienced musicians who enjoy the challenge of diverse repertoire, and are

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2022-23 Season Programming

Our 55th concert season has just been announced and it’s shaping up to be one of our biggest years yet! Join us at the Confederation Centre of the Arts as we present four stunning orchestral concerts, packed with cherished classics, daring new works, and world-class soloists!

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Rising Stars – POSTPONED

Dear PEISO Community,   As usual, we have been closely monitoring the situation here in PEI with regard to COVID-19 and the Omicron wave. While daily new cases are decreasing in number, there are still between 150-200 new cases each day in our province. We think of those who are

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A New World

The second concert of our 2021-22 concert season centres around Antonín Dvorák’s popular Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, better known as his New World Symphony! Having recently performed with only two dozen musicians in October, this concert will mark the return of the PEISO’s full-size orchestra — nearly two years

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Reunion

Our 2021-22 Season Begins October 17th with REUNION! Our comeback season opens with a reunion in more ways than one. The PEISO’s sumptuous strings reconvene for a bounty of vibrant sound including a neo-Baroque dance suite by Respighi, the elegant classicism of Mendelssohn, a sizzling Piazzolla tango in tribute to

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Tuning in to Nature 2.0

New Location and Presenting Partner! We are delighted to announce the return of Tuning in to Nature, a unique musical nature walk experience, taking place on October 2nd in Indian River, PEI. In addition to the Island Nature Trust, this year we’ve partnered with the Indian River Festival (IRF) to

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PEISO Presents: A Mighty Wind – Music for Organ and Brass

Presenting a very special concert event featuring music for organ and brass ensemble, taking place in both Charlottetown and Summerside this June!   Naming the concert “A Mighty Wind” may seem a misnomer, until one realizes that the pipe organ is actually a wind instrument. Musical instruments are largely defined by

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Glen & Magdalena

Glen & Magdalena – Piano and Chamber Music Our dynamic 2020-21 season continues with a second socially-distanced chamber music concert at the Confederation Centre, this time featuring pianists Magdalena von Eccher and Glen Montgomery – both recognized as amongst Canada’s outstanding musicians. The concert will present an array of selections

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Lieutenant Governor of PEI supports PEI Symphony

In her capacity as PEI’s new Lt. Governor, Antoinette Perry has extended her patronage to the PEI Symphony Orchestra.  By providing her personal patronage to support and encourage worthy endeavours such as the PEI Symphony Orchestra, Her Honour continues the long tradition as the Queen’s representative in supporting programs to educate

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