2017.18 Season Preview

2017.18 Season Preview


September 23, 2017 | 7:30 pm
Chamber Made Modern
All Nations Church

Associate Conductor Jamie Arrowsmith leads the Sudbury Symphony Chamber Ensemble in a spirited performance of Stravinsky’s “Histoire de Soldat” and Copland is renowned “Appalachian Spring” accompanied by video. This performance is a dramatic introduction to our newest venue.

October 14, 2017 | 7:30 pm
Best of Broadway
Fraser Auditorium

Mélanie Léonard and the Sudbury Symphony Orchestra take you on a tour of Broadway from golden age classics to today’s hits. This not-to-be-missed performance will feature works by Leonard Bernstein, Andrew Lloyd Weber and more!

November 25, 2017 | 7:30pm
Hansel and Gretel
Glad Tidings Church

Trails of breadcrumbs, gingerbread houses and wicked witches make Humperdinck’s classic opera fun for the whole family! Featuring performances by SSO favourites Peter Macgillivray and Jamie McLennan this special opera performance is the perfect way to usher in the Holiday season.

February 24, 2018 | 2:30 pm
A Chamber Exploration
All Nations Church

Our dynamic chamber ensemble is back in action with an exciting performance of chamber favourites including Ravel’s seminal quartet in F major.

March 24, 2018 | 7:30 pm
Letters to the Immortal Beloved
Fraser Auditorium

“My angel, my all, my very self. – Only a few words today, and, what is more, written in pencil…” Beethoven’s famous letter to his unnamed Immortal Beloved inspires a performance of some of the most romantic works of the 19th century. Featuring Beethoven’s Symphony #4 and Schumann’s “Clara” Symphony this marvelous evening of music is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the power of love.

April 21, 2018 | 7:30 pm
From Russia with Love
Fraser Auditorium

Featuring 2015 Honen’s Piano Competition winner Lucca Barrotta the SSO is pleased and proud to present our first piano concerto since 2007. Revel in the glorious sounds of Rachmaninoff’s piano concerto #2, then settle in for the romantic beauty of Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet, and Stravinksy’s Firebird suite.

May 5, 2018 | 7:30 pm
The New World
Fraser Auditorium

Renowned violins Marc Djokic joins us from New York City for a concert inspired by the cities and landscapes of America. This melting pot concert will feature a performance of Philip Glass’s contemporary masterpiece “The Four Seasons” and Dvôrak’s seminal 9th Symphony “The New World”.


April 14, 2018 | 2:30pm
Young Performers’ Competition
St. Andrew’s Church

Back for the 3rd season in a row, our Young Performers’ Competition will see some of Northern Ontario’s finest young musicians vie for the opportunity to perform as a soloist with the SSO. Open to musicians between the ages of 16 and 26 throughout Northern Ontario, our Young Performers’ Competition gives you a glimpse of the classical stars of tomorrow.

June 2, 2018
A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
Glad Tidings Church

We’re partnering with the Sudbury Youth Orchestra for a wonderful afternoon of music for children and their families. Benjamin Britten’s “A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra” is a tongue in cheek exploration of just what makes up a symphony. We’re pairing it with Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf”, a classical fairy tale with a marvellously musical cast of characters!