2019 - 2020 Season

Edmonton Youth Orchestra

Conductor: Michael Massey

Intermediate & Senior Orchestras 2019 - 2020

Music Director & Conductor:  Michael Massey

Saturday October 19, 12 noon     Senior Orchestra  Convocation Hall, U of A, Old Arts Bldg          Free admission

French Poetry 

Fanfare from La Peri / Dukas

Poeme / Chausson          Soloist: Maya Budzinski, violin 

from Dolly Suite / Faure

     5. Tendresse

     6. Le Pas Espagnol

Sunday, November 10, 2 pm    Senior Orchestra    Margaret Greenham Theatre, Banff Centre for the Arts    Free admission

Cinderella Op. 87, Act 2 / Prokofiev       

Sunday November 17, 2 pm    Senior & Intermediate Orchestras: Winspear Centre        Adults: $15; Seniors/Students: $10

Fairytales   

Intermediate

La Cenerentola Overture / Rossini

Fairy Tale "The Organ Grinder" / Medtner - Massey        Soloist: Elina Yuma, violin

Legende op. 59 no.4 in C Major / Dvorak

The Legend of Rose Latulippe / Barnes

Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 / Tchaikovsky

     5. Waltz

Senior

Cinderella Op. 87, Act 2 / Prokofiev

Sunday January 12 , 1 pm        39th Annual Northern Alberta Concerto Competition, Muttart Hall, Alberta College         Piano / Voice

Sponsored by the Alberta Registered Music Teachers Association, Edmonton Branch and the Edmonton Youth Orchestra Association

Saturday January 25, 12 noon  Senior Orchestra  Convocation Hall, U of A, Old Arts Bldg          Free admission

The Rhinegold (Das Rheingold)

     An Orchestral Narrative

     Music by Richard Wagner / Story by William Henry Frost

     Narrated by Bill Dimmer

     Selected, adapted & reduced for smaller orchestra by Michael Massey

Sunday February 23,  2 pm     Senior and Intermediate Orchestras: Winspear Centre        Adults: $15; Seniors/Students: $10

Featuring the winners of the Northern Alberta Concerto Competition (Senior & Intermediate Piano)

Moments in History 

Intermediate

Royal Fireworks Overture / Handel

Music for a young prince / Ridout

     1. Dreams

     2. From the Caboose

Jazz Legato / Anderson

Jazz Pizzicato / Anderson

Saraband / Anderson

Piano Concerto in D Major 1. Vivace   / Haydn      Soloist:  Joanna Hao

Senior

Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor Op. 11 / Chopin      Soloist:  Jason Liang

Pines of Rome / Respighi

Sunday May 3, 2pm        Senior & Intermediate Orchestras: Winspear Centre          Adults: $15; Seniors/Students: $10

         Featuring the winner of the Northern Alberta Concerto Competition (Voice)

Celestial Journey

Intermediate

Symphony no. 1 first mvt. / Beethoven

Two Songs without Words Op. 22 / Holst

   1. Country Song

   2. Marching Song

Senior

Mia Speranza adorate / Mozart     

Je veux vivre (Romeo et Juliette) / Gounod   Soloist:  Glynnis McCrostie

The Planets / Holst

     1. Mars, the Bringer of War

     2. Venus, the Bringer of Peace

     3. Mercury, the Winged Messenger

     4. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity

May 5 - 16        Auditions for the 2020-2021 Season    Rm 123, Fine Arts Building, University of Alberta

Tickets 

Adults:  $15     |   Seniors/Students:  $10 

Seniors:  60+

Students: Applies to all students attending school or enrolled in a post-secondary program)

Children under 3 years admitted free of charge to the large and comfortable viewing room located on the Dress Circle level (2nd floor)

Group rates (over 20 students):  $10 Adult; $8 students

 

Available through: 

  • Tix on the Square, 780-420-1757

  • At the door