Mark Shapiro, Music Director

Guest Narrator : Patrick Ledwell

November 24, 2019 – Confederation Centre Homburg Theatre – 2:30 pm


A left click on the work or composer will tell you more about our programme.


O Canada   Calixa Lavallée (1842 – 1891)
The Planets Op. 32  (1914-16)   Gustav Holst (1874 – 1934)

Mars, the Bringer of War (1914)

II.            Venus, the Bringer of Peace (1914) 

III.           Mercury, the Winged Messenger (1916)

IV.           Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (1914)\

V.             Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age (1915)

VI.           Uranus, the Magician (1915)

VII.          Neptune, the Mystic (1915)

The Hockey Sweater   Abigail Richardson-Schulte (1976)
Based on the short story by

Roch Carrier


  Narrated by Patrick Ledwell

Music director Mark Shapiro and our guest performer Patrick Ledwell will be sharing their thoughts and insights into the programme at our pre-concert talk at 1:30 on concert day in the Studio 1 of the Confederation Centre of the Arts.


Programme notes are researched and compiled by Will Hobbs.

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