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The Joy of Strings

March 25, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free

Strings of the Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra

Ronald Royer, Conductor

Corey Gemmell, violin

Sistema Toronto String Ensemble

Andres Tucci Clarke, Conductor

University of Toronto Scarborough Campus String Ensemble | Sir Oliver Mowat C.I. String Ensemble

Tony Leong, Conductor

This performance features an entertaining and diverse collection of music for string orchestra and includes musicians from four Scarborough ensembles.

PROGRAM:

Edward Elgar – Serenade in E minor, Op. 20

Jean Sibelius – Humoresque in D major, Op. 87, No. 2 (for solo violin and strings)

Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-George – String Quartet in G minor, Op. 1, No. 3 (arranged for string orchestra)

Peter Ashbourne – Jamaica Folk

*Shreya Jha – Farmyard Adventure

*Cris Derksen – Prairie Promise

Florence Price (arranged by Iain Farrington) – Symphony No. 1, 3rd Movement

*Soon Hee Newbold – Invictus (featuring Sitema student performers)

(*) Canadian composer and/or arranger

Note: This is a free community concert, but please RSVP below, as seating is limited

Corey Gemmell

COREY LYLE GEMMELL: Corey is a native of Hamilton, Ontario. He has distinguished himself as a soloist and chamber musician with performances in Canada, Germany, the United States, and China.
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Details

Date:
March 25, 2023
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Sir Oliver Mowat Collegiate Institute
5400 Lawrence Ave E,
Scarborough, Ontario M1C 2C6 Canada
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