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CONCERTS & EVENTS

24-03-23, 11:30 p.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

St. Paul's Anglican Church, Newmarket

ROSSINI, BRUCH, HAYDN

Rossini, Il Signor Bruschino Overture
Bruch, Double Concerto in e minor (Joyce Lai, violin and Ian Clarke, viola)
Haydn, Symphony no. 104 "London"

24-03-23, 11:30 p.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

St. Paul's Anglican Church, Newmarket

Apprentice and Master

Tchaikovsky, Nocturne for Cello (Barbara Dickson, cello)
Bach, Keyboard Concerto no. 7 (Fiona Weng, piano)
Saint-Saëns, Piano Concerto no. 2 (Coral Solomon-Berkovsky, piano)

23-12-03, 12:30 a.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

St. Paul's Anglican Church, Newmarket

Holiday Harmonies

Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite
F. Strauss, Nocturno for Horn (feat. Elke Elbe, horn)

with special guest TAKE NOTE chamber choir performing:

Pergolesi, Magnificat
Dedrick, The Night Before Christmas

and more holiday favourites...

23-10-21, 11:30 p.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

St. Paul's Anglican Church, Newmarket

Angels and Demons

Zimmer, 503 from the film "Angels and Demons"
Bach, Bleibt ihr Engel
Vivaldi, Sinfonia in C
Corelli (arr. Pinelli), Suite in d minor
Barber, Adagio for Strings
Dompierre, Les Beautés du diable
Piazzolla, Escolaso (feat. Rachel Stewart, bassoon)
Tartini (arr. Bernasetti), Concerto Grosso in g minor "The Devil's Trill"

23-10-14, 6:30 p.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

Aurora Public Library, Aurora

Stravinsky's The Soldier's Tale

Narrator JUDI CRAGG
Soldier DAVID HADDAD
Devil CHRIS CLUFF

Conductor MICHAEL BEREC
Violin IAN CLARKE
Clarinet STEPHEN FOX
Trumpet ROY FEUERHERDT
Bassoon RACHEL STEWART
Trombone MICHAEL KEARNS
Contrabass SARA LUKJANOVS
Percussion GAVIN CAROTHERS

A special concert in collaboration with Theatre Aurora and the Aurora Public Library for Culture Days.

23-05-06, 11:30 p.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

St. Paul's Anglican Church, Newmarket

featuring Tapestry Chamber Choir

Mozart Requiem

23-03-25, 11:30 p.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

St. Paul's Anglican Church, Newmarket

Aspects of Love

Christina Petrowska Quilico, piano

Bach, Little Suite from the Anna Magdalena Notebook
Rachmaninoff, Vocalise
Florence Price, Concerto for Piano in One Movement*
Wagner, Sigfried Idyll

*Greater Toronto Area Premiere

22-12-04, 12:30 a.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

St. Paul's Anglican Church, Newmarket

Winter Winds

Manfredini, Concerto pastorale
Vaughan-Williams, Fantasia on Greensleeves
Glazunov, Concerto for Alto Saxophone
Augusta Holmès, La Nuit et l'Amour
Humperdinck, Selections from "Hansel and Gretel"

22-10-22, 11:30 p.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

St. Paul's Anglican Church, Newmarket

The Art of Fugue

Bach, Contrapunctus 1-4
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 3
Handel, Concerto Grosso op.6 no.6
Mozart, Adagio and Fugue
Piazzolla, Fuga y misterio

22-10-01, 6:30 p.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

Aurora Public Library, Aurora

Butterfly Lovers Concerto (arr. M Berec)

Joyce Lai, violin

A special concert in collaboration with One Book One Aurora

22-07-02, 12:00 a.m.

Kindred Spirits Orchestra
Michael Berec, Conductor

Unionville Bandstand, Unionville

Rossini, Overture to The Barber of Seville
Mozart, Symphony No. 40 (1st movement)
Beethoven, Symphony No. 7 (2nd movement)
Bizet, Carmen Suite No. 1
Dvořák, Symphony No. 9 (2nd movement)
Tchaikovsky, Waltz from Swan Lake
Elgar, Pomp and Circumstance – March No. 1

22-05-14, 11:30 p.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

St. Paul's Anglican Church, Newmarket

The Emperor

featuring pianist Jarmin Weng

Mozart, La Clemenza di Tito Overture
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 5 "Emperor"
Strauss Jr., Emperor Waltzes

22-03-26, 11:30 p.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

St. Paul's Anglican Church, Newmarket

Folksongs in Counterpoint

Telemann, Concerto Polonaise
Vaughan Williams, The Lark Ascending
Tak Ng Lai, Four Chinese Folksongs
Grieg, Two Nordic Melodies
Bartók, Romanian Folk Dances

21-12-05, 12:30 a.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

St. Paul's Anglican Church, Newmarket

A Little Night Music

Torelli, Christmas Concerto
Dvořák, Nocturne for Strings
Kalinnikov, Serenade for Strings
Borodin, Notturno
Vitali, Chaconne, Joyce Lai, violin,
Khatchaturian, Adagio

...and holiday favourites!

21-11-13, 7:00 p.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

Online Virtual Concert

Mozart+Mozetich

Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 20, feat. Luke Welch, piano
Mozetich, Fantasia...sul linguaggio perduto
Respighi, Ancient Airs and Dances Suite no. 3

21-10-23, 11:30 p.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

St. Paul's Anglican Church, Newmarket

Mozart+Mozetich

Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 20, feat. Luke Welch, piano
Mozetich, Fantasia...sul linguaggio perduto
Respighi, Ancient Airs and Dances Suite no. 3

21-08-22, 12:00 a.m.

Kindred Spirits Orchestra, Associate Conductor Michael Berec

Online Virtual Concert

Pops and Light Classics

Brahms, Hungarian Dances 1&3
A.L. Webber, The Phantom of the Opera (selections)
Cl.-M. Schonberg, Miss Saigon
Cl.-M. Schonberg, Les Miserables (selections)
J. Williams, Star Wars (excerpts)

...and more!

21-05-08, 11:30 p.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

St. Paul's Anglican Church, Newmarket

Dolce Vita - CANCELLED

Vitali, Chaconne
Corelli, Suite for Strings
Puccini, Crisantemi
Respighi, Ancient Airs and Dances Suite no. 3

20-12-19, 8:15 p.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

Strings for the Holidays
Online Virtual Concert

Locatelli, Concerto Grosso no. 8 "Christmas"
Liszt, Angelus!
Sibelius, Andante Festivo

...and holiday favourites!

20-11-07, 8:15 p.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

20 Years Together
Online Virtual Concert

featuring pianist Shoshana Telner

Grieg, Selections from "Peer Gynt"
Grieg, Holberg Suite
Mendelssohn, Piano Concerto no. 2

20-10-18, 12:00 a.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

St. Paul's Anglican Church, Newmarket

20 Years Together

featuring pianist Shoshana Telner

Grieg, Selections from "Peer Gynt"
Grieg, Holberg Suite
Mendelssohn, Piano Concerto no. 2

20-05-09, 12:00 a.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

Old Town Hall, Newmarket

Suite Sounds of Spring - CANCELLED

Grieg, Selections from "Peer Gynt"
Grieg, Holberg Suite
Respighi, Ancient Airs and Dances Suite no. 3
Kalinnikov, Serenade for Strings

20-03-29, 12:00 a.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

St. Paul's Anglican Church, Newmarket

Beethoven 250 - CANCELLED

featuring pianist Coral Solomon-Berkovsky

Beethoven, Coriolan Overture
Beethoven, Symphony no. 8
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 5 "Emperor"

19-12-08, 1:00 a.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

Trinity Anglican Church, Aurora

JOY!

feat. York Festival Chorus and
Stephen Fox, clarinet

Beethoven, A Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
Busoni, Clarinet Concerto
Mozart, Serenata Notturno
Holst, Christmas Day
+Holiday favourites

19-10-20, 12:00 a.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

St. Paul's Anglican Church, Newmarket

Forces of Nature

Beethoven, Overture to the Creatures of Prometheus
Beethoven, Symphony no. 6, mvts 1 & 2
Haydn, Symphony no. 59 "Fire"
Vivaldi, Tempeste di Mare
Delius, Two Pieces for Small Orchestra
Handel, Water Music Suite no. 2

19-07-02, 12:00 a.m.

Kindred Spirits Orchestra,
Conductor Michael Berec

Unionville Bandstand, Unionville

Canada Day Celebration

Beethoven, Overture to King Stephen
J. Strauss, Radetzki March
Brahms, Hungarian Dance No. 1
Saint-Saëns, Dance Macabre
Tchaikovsky, 1812 Overture

19-05-12, 12:00 a.m.

York Chamber Ensemble,
Music Director Michael Berec

Trinity Anglican Church, Aurora

Age of Elegance and Romance

feat. York Festival Chorus

Schubert, Symphony no. 3
Faure, Elegie
Faure, Pavane
Faure, Cantique de Jean Racine
Saint-Saens, Suite pour orchestre
Schubert, Mass in D

19-02-24, 8:00 p.m.

Burlington Symphony Orchestra,
Guest Conductor Michael Berec

Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Burlington

The Silk Road

Holst, Japanese Suite
Gang/Zhan-Hao, Butterfly Lovers concerto, with Angel Wang, violin
Xiamusituonowa, Mayila
Lizhonghan, Spring of Xinjiang
Borodin, In the Steppes of Central Asia
Iranian Composers of Toronto, 5 Tableaux from Khosro and Shirin
Nielsen, Aladdin Suite

18-12-16, 1:00 a.m.

Kindred Spirits Orchestra,
Associate Conductor and Host Michael Berec

Flato Markham Theatre, Markham

Bruckner's Fourth

Schumann, Manfred Overture
Rachmaninoff, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Bruckner, Symphony No. 4

18-10-21, 12:00 a.m.

Kindred Spirits Orchestra,
Associate Conductor and Host Michael Berec

Flato Markham Theatre, Markham

The Firebird

Stravinsky, The Firebird Suite (1945)
Khachaturian, Violin Concerto
Ravel, La Valse

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