Symphony New Brunswick: Virtuoso Series

September 15 - May 17

September 15 - The End of the Beginning

A “Resonance” Concert. Symphony musicians explore music from the end of the 20th Century, which is sometimes puzzling, often beautiful and always intriguing. Composers include Astor Piazzolla, Kaia Saariaho, John Cage,  Gilles Tremblay and others.

Karin Aurell, flutes
Andrew Reed Miller, contrabass and electronics
Joël Cormier, percussion

October 6 - Airs and Graces (note change in location - Rothesay: Our Lady of Perpetual Help)

A Camerata New Brunswick orchestral concert. With Guest Conductor: Geneviève Leclair and solo Bassoon Patrick Bolduc in a concert of classics for a smaller orchestra.

Haydn: Symphony no. 45 in F# Minor, “Farewell”
Mozart:  Concerto for Bassoon in B Flat
Resphigi: Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite no. 3
José Evangelista:  Spanish Airs (Airs d’Espagne)

December 1 - Discovering New Worlds

Glazunov:5 Novelettes, Op.15
Diane Berry: Chasing the Raven (2016)
DvorakString Quartet in F Major, Op 96 (“The American”)

January 12 - Beethoven's Birthday Bash

The Saint John String Quartet with guest Andrew Miller, Bass

M. Miller: Fantasia on Themes by Beethoven
Beethoven: String Quartet in F Major Op.18, No. 1
Rossini: Sonata#3 in C major

February 16 - Heart Strings

The Saint John String Quartet.

Haydn: String Quartet Op. 20 No. 4
Shostakovich:  Romance
Rachmaninov: Vocalise
Borodin: String Quartet No. 2 in D Major

March 1 - Take Flight

Ventus Machina.

New ‘bird-themed’ music for wind quintet by Emily Doolittle (NS), David Picton (USA) and Peteris Vasks, plus new arrangements by James Kalyn. Alain Clavette, CBC New Brunswick resident birder will regale us with bird anecdotes during the show, and we will project some of his wonderful bird photography.

April 5 - Masters of Melody

Saint John String Quartet

Mozart: in B Major String Quartet, K456, "The Hunt" 

Schubert: String Quartet in D Minor, "Death and the Girl"

May 17 - Masters of Melody (note change in location - Rothesay: Our Lady of Perpetual Help)

Marjan Mozetich: Postcards from the Sky
Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Sejourne: Concerto for marimba and strings, solo marimba Joël Cormier
Honegger: Concerto da Camera, H 196 for English horn, flute and strings: solo flute, Karin Aurell; solo english horn, Christie Goodwin

Symphony New Brunswick
20 Peel Plaza
Saint John Arts Centre
Saint John, NB
March 01
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
April 05
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
May 17
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM