Mark Shapiro, Music Director

Guest Soloist: Paul Merkelo, Trumpet

October 20, 2019 – Zion Church – 2:30 pm


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


O Canada   Calixa Lavallée (1842 – 1891)
Symphony No. 4 in A minor, Op. 63   Jean Sibelius (1867 – 1957)

I.             Tempo molto moderato, quasi adagio in A minor/ambiguous key

II.           Allegro molto vivace in F major/ambiguous key

III.         Il tempo largo in ambiguous key/C# minor

IV.         Allegro in A major/ambiguous key


Ma mère l’Oye (Mother Goose Suite)   Maurice Ravel (1875 – 1937)

I.           Pavane de la belle au bois dormant (Sleeping Beauty’s Pavane) – Slow

II.          Petit Poucet (Tom Thumb/Hop O’My Thumb) – Moderate

III.         Laideronnette, impératrice des pagodes (Little Ugly Girl, Empress of the Pagodas) – March tempo

IV.         Les entretiens de la belle et de la bête (Conversations between Beauty and the Beast) – Waltz

V.           Le jardin féerique (The Fairy Garden) – Slow and solemn

Trumpet Concerto   John Estacio
Paul Merkelo, Trumpet   (1966 – )


I.        Triton’s Trumpet

II.       Ballad

III.      Rondo

Music director Mark Shapiro and our guest soloist Paul Merkelo will be sharing their thoughts and insights into the programme at our pre-concert talk at 1:30 on concert day in the Youth Chapel on the second floor of Zion Presbyterian Church.

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