Past Concerts

The orchestra typically presents three concerts a year, performing mostly works from the classical symphonic repertoire and occasionally contemporary music. Concerts from our recent seasons have included:
June Medley

Sat June 4 2022

June Medley

Parkdale United Church

Conductor:

Claudine Gamache

Soloist(s): 

  • Cole Porter - Overture from Can-Can

  • Bach - Passacaglia

  • Beethoven -  Coriolan Overture

  • Bach - Chorale

  • Reconstructed Symphony:

  1. Schubert - Unfinished Symphony, 1st movement

  2. Elgar - Nimrod (from Enigma Variations)

  3. Tchaikovsky - 6th Symphony, 2nd movement

  4. Dvorak - 9th Symphnoy, 4th movement

Picture This!

Sat Mar 26 2022

Picture This!

Parkdale United Church

Conductor:

John Kraus

Soloist(s): 

  • Canadian National Anthem

  • Ukrainian National Anthem

  • Michael Nunes - Sunrise

  • Robert Farnon - A La Claire Fontaine

  • Rossini - La Gazza Ladra Overture

  • Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition

Parkdale is BACK!

Sat Nov 20 2021

Parkdale is BACK!

Parkdale United Church

Conductor:

Claudine Gamache

Soloist(s): 

  • Mozart - Eine kleine Nachtmusik

  • Mozart - Gran Partita (Adagio)

  • Dukas - Fanfare from "La Péri"

  • Holst - Second Suite in F for Military Band

Parkdale Proms

Sat Feb 22 2020

Parkdale Proms

Parkdale United Church

Conductor:

John Kraus

Soloist(s): 

Adam Nelson (violin), Anne Shea (trumpet)

  • Handel - Music for the Royal Fireworks - Overture

  • Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending

  • Peter Warlock - Capriol Suite

  • Holst - First Suite in E-flat f

  • Jeremiah Clarke - Prince of Denmark's March

  • Arthur Sullivan - Yeoman of the Guard - Overture

  • William Walton - Crown Imperial March

  • Elgar - Pomp and Circumstance

A Tribute to Shostakovich

Sat Nov 23 2019

A Tribute to Shostakovich

Parkdale United Church

Conductor:

Angus Armstrong

Soloist(s): 

  • Shostakovich - Festive Overture

  • Shostakovich - Waltz No. 2 (from Jazz Suite No. 2)

  • Shostakovich - Tahiti Trot (Tea for Two)

  • Shostakovich - Cheryomushki

  • Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5