PEI Symphony Orchestra – Mark Shapiro, Music Director

Guest Conductor: Mélanie Léonard

Susan Brenton Award Artist: Justin Amador

March 1, 2020 – Zion Presbyterian Church – 2:30 pm


A left click on the work will tell you more about the piece and the composer.

Mélanie Léonard, our guest conductor, shares her passion for new Canadian music and provides insights into today’s programme here.

O Canada Calixa Lavallée (1842 – 1891)
Mar Atlantico (2003) Peter Charles Allen
Nostalgia (2012) Jocelyn Morlock
Prairie Sketches (1985) Sid Robinovitch
I.        Things of the world – Lively
II.        At midnight – Lento misterioso
III.      Driving home – Allegro giocoso
IV.      The hockey players – Adagio pomposo
V.        City street – Freely
VI.       Lullaby – Gently
VII.      Liturgy – Rubato
Sherwood Legend (1996) Elizabeth Raum 
Justin Amador – horn soloist

I.            Swashbuckling Hero
II.          The Pensive Romantic
III.         The Unabashed Scoundrel

Jubilation of Spring (2015) Alice Ping Yee Ho

Guest conductor Mélanie Léonard and Susan Brenton Award artist Justin Amador  will be sharing their thoughts and insights into the programme at our pre-concert talk at 1:30 on concert day in the Youth Suite at Zion.


Programme notes are researched and compiled by Will Hobbs.
A portion of the information for these notes was provided by the Canadian Music Centre. 



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