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Music to My Ears

Finding strength and resilience through beautiful music.

How did great composers react to challenging times? As we continue to practise physical distancing measures, our online Music to My Ears series is a chance to learn more about classical masterpieces and connect with each other virtually. We will enjoy some music and explore how composers reached milestones in the history of music thanks to their resilience. Prepare your tea or coffee, connect here on our website, and join us for a friendly and educational chat.

23 June 2020

Beethoven's Symphony No. 7

Six of our string musicians come together onstage for the first time since concerts were cancelled to share a special musical presentation focusing on Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 — a work best known for the haunting second movement, Allegretto, featured in many dramatic film scores.

26 May 2020

Beethoven's Symphony No. 6

Karl Hirzer, Associate Conductor, takes you through Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 (Pastoral). This work, which is considered one of the milestones in orchestra repertoire, will be presented as part of our upcoming Season.

24 April 2020

Pictures at an Exhibition

Gwen Klassen, Assistant Principal Flute, and Alex Klein, Principal Oboe, take you through Mussorgsky’s masterpiece Pictures at an Exhibition, admirably orchestrated by Maurice Ravel.

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