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SEASON 2018 - 2019 MAIN SERIES

PROGRAM 1 • NOVEMBER 2018 • World Music Series | Guitar Greats Chapter

Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 8pm | Regent Theatre (Oshawa)

THE DON ROSS ANTHOLOGY • Don Ross & OP Strings
BENEFIT CONCERT

Don Ross is ‘Canadian Guitar Royalty’.  His vast catalogue and his exemplary finger-style mastery has won him audience, peer and industry praise over his 30-year career.  The only two-time winner of the Finger-Style Guitar award in U.S.A., Ontario Philharmonic is pleased to be presenting this immense Canadian talent for our Benefit concert.
Saturday
November17, 2018
8 pm

PROGRAM 2 • DECEMBER 2018 • Light Classics Series

1. Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 8pm | Regent Theatre (Oshawa)
2. Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 3pm | Regent Theatre (Oshawa)

ONTARIO PHILHARMONIC ROCKS THE HOLIDAY! • From Piotr TCHAIKOVSKY to Irving BERLIN

Classical, operatic, rock and pop favourites culminate in symphonic splendour certain to envelope all that the season means to you and yours.  Two performance dates to align with your family holiday schedules.  Exceptional Early Stocking Stuffer!!!!
Christmas Rocks at the Pops
Silent Night  • Delgado & Lopez
Sleigh Ride
White Christmas • Lopez, baritone
Christmas at the Movies
O Holy Night  • Delgado, tenor
The Bells Of Christmas
Intermission (15’)
Christmas Festival Overture
Messiah - Comfort Ye…
Messiah - The trumpet shall sound
The Nutcracker - March
The Nutcracker - Sugar Plum Fairy
Ave Maria
Ave Maria (Meditation)
The Nutcracker – Trepak
The Nutcracker – Reed Flutes
The Nutcracker – Flowers Waltz
Leroy ANDERSON
George HANDEL
George HANDEL
TCHAIKOVSKY
TCHAIKOVSKY
Franz SCHUBERT
J.S. BACH / GOUNOD
TCHAIKOVSKY
TCHAIKOVSKY
TCHAIKOVSKY
Ralph FORD (arr.)
Franz GRUBER
Leroy ANDERSON
Irving BERLIN
Bob KROGSTAD (arr.)
Adolphe ADAM
Bob KROGSTAD (arr.)
Saturday
December 22, 2018
8 pm
Sunday
December 23, 2018
3 pm

PROGRAM 3 • JANUARY 2019 • Masters Series

Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 8pm | Regent Theatre (Oshawa)

THE PAGANINI EFFECT • TATSUKI NARITA PLAYS THE FIRST VIOLIN CONCERTO

Maestro PARISOTTO and Ontario Philharmonic, are delighted to be joined by anonymous patrons in presenting Tatsuki NARITA, performing PAGANINI’s Violin Concerto no.1 in D major, op.6.  NARITA’s Canadian symphonic stage debut performance, in an exploration of the transcendental world of Paganini.
Violin Concerto no.1 in D major
Intermission (15’)
The Italian Girl in Algiers: Overture
Academic Festival Overture
Hungarian Rhapsody in D Major
Rienzi: Overture
Gioachino ROSSINI
Johannes BRAHMS
Franz LISZT
Richard WAGNER
Niccolo PAGANINI
Saturday
January 26, 2019
8 pm

PROGRAM 4 • MARCH 2019 • Baroque Masters Series

Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 8pm | Regent Theatre (Oshawa)

BOLD BEAUTIFUL BACH • J.S. BACH SUPER HITS • James LIU and Etsuko KIMURA

Beloved Johann Sebastian BACH! An entire program of BACH, conducted by Guest Conductor, James Liu of Wuhan CHINA. Interpretations of Concerto for Violin no.1, BWV 1041 in A minor by our very own Concertmaster Etsuko KIMURA, and Concerto for Two Violins, BWV 1043 in D minor with Etsuko KIMURA. This Baroque Series program cloaks the audience with fluidity, elegance and mastery.
Concerto for Two Violins, BWV 1043
Brandenburg Concerto no.4, BWV 1049
Intermission (15’)
Suite (Overture) no.1, BWV 1066
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (from Cantata No. 147)
Concerto for Violin no.1, BWV 1041
J-S BACH
J-S BACH
J-S BACH
J-S BACH
J-S BACH
Saturday
March 2, 2019
8 pm

PROGRAM 5
(Special - Non-Subscription) • APRIL 2019 • Pops Series | Rock-Jazz Chapter

Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 8pm | Regent Theatre (Oshawa)

LIGHTHOUSE • 50 YEARS OF CANADIAN HITS • with Lighthouse & OP Strings

Ontario Philharmonic (OP) is proud to invite the iconic Canadian sensation – LIGHTHOUSE to our stage for this spectacular 50th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT, with OP Strings.  
One date only!  Be sure to book your seats to this momentous Canadian Rock-Jazz celebration.
One Fine Morning - Sunny Days - Pretty Lady - Hats Off To The Stranger - 1849 - Take It Slow - You Girl
Chances are, as you're reading the titles of these classic Lighthouse hits, you’re humming the melodies and lyrics.  Each one still played on radio, television, and home stereos over this fifty-years. For a generation of Canadians, Lighthouse is the soundtrack of their lives.
Saturday
April 27, 2019
8 pm
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