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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!!!!
Leroy ANDERSON
George Frideric HANDEL
George Frideric HANDEL
Piotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY
Piotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY
Franz SCHUBERT
J.S. BACH / Ch. GOUNOD
Piotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY
Piotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY
Piotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY

Ralph FORD (arr.)
Franz Xaver GRUBER
Leroy ANDERSON
Irving BERLIN
Bob KROGSTAD (arr.)
Adolphe ADAM
Bob KROGSTAD (arr.)        
Christmas Festival
Messiah: Comfort Ye…Ev'ry Valley • Cesar Delgado, tenor
Messiah: Air. The trumpet shall sound • Carlos Lopez, baritone
The Nutcracker, Op 71: Act I no.2 - March
The Nutcracker, Op 71: Act II no.14, var.2 - Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
Ave Maria • Carlos Lopez, baritone
Ave Maria (Meditation) • Cesar Delgado, tenor
The Nutcracker, Op 71: Acto II no.12c – Chinese Dance
The Nutcracker, Op 71: Acto II no.12e – Dance of the Reed Flutes
The Nutcracker, Op 71: Acto II Act. II, No.13 – Waltz of the Flowers                                         
 Intermission (15')
Christmas Rocks at the Pops
Silent Night (Stille Nacht) • Carlos Lopez, baritone
Sleigh Ride
White Christmas • Cesar Delgado, tenor
Christmas at the Movies
O Holy Night (Cantique de Noël) • Cesar Delgado, tenor
The Bells Of Christmas
Saturday
December 22, 2018
8 pm
Sunday
December 23, 2018
3 pm

PROGRAM 3 • JANUARY 2019 • Masters Series

1. Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 8pm | Regent Theatre (Oshawa)
2. Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 3pm | Koerner Hall (Toronto)

THE PAGANINI EFFECT • TATSUKI NARITA PLAYS THE FIRST VIOLIN CONCERTO

Maestro PARISOTTO and Ontario Philharmonic, are delighted to be joined by anonymous patrons and Dr. & Mrs. Sean and Lucy Gibson 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.
Gioachino ROSSINI
Johannes BRAHMS
Franz LISZT
Richard WAGNER

Niccolo PAGANINI
The Italian Girl in Algiers: Overture
Festival Overture
Hungarian Rhapsody, S.244/no.3 (G.359/no.3) in D Major
Rienzi: Overture
Intermission (15’) 
Violin Concerto no.1 in D major, Op.6 • Tatsuki Narita, solo violin
Saturday
January 26, 2019
8 pm
Sunday
January 27, 2019
3 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 • Etsuko KIMURA & Yegee LEE

An entire program of Beloved Johann Sebastian BACH!  Etsuko KIMURA shines as OP’s Concertmaster and as violin soloist. Later, the KIMURA/LEE duo combines brilliance and sophistication in one of Bach's dazzling pages of the violin repertoire.
Johann Sebastian BACH
Johann Sebastian BACH
Johann Sebastian BACH

Johann Sebastian BACH

Johann Sebastian BACH
Suite (Overture) no.1, BWV 1066 in C major
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (from Cantata No. 147)
Concerto for Violin no.1, BWV 1041 in A minor • Etsuko Kimura, solo violin       
Intermission (15') 
Concerto for Two Violins, BWV 1043 in D minor• Etsuko Kimura and Yegee Lee, solo violins
Brandenburg Concerto no.4, BWV 1049 in G major
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)

50 YEARS OF CANADIAN HITS

Fifty years of the coolest rock/jazz/blues.  Join us in an act of Canadian Rock/Jazz patriotism!
Saturday
April 27, 2019
8 pm
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