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2006 – 2007 Concert Season

Kathryn Whitney

The Tea Party

Kathryn Whitney, mezzo soprano
Charles Job, conductor

The ever popular Tea Party concert offers the perfect blend of light music and refreshments in the palm court style. Mezzo soprano Kathryn Whitney performs songs by Arthur Sullivan, Edward Elgar, George Bizet, May Brahe's Bless This House and Richard Rodger's My Funny Valentine. The orchestra completes the afternoon with selections from Sigmund Romberg's Desert Song. THE PERFECT MOTHER'S DAY GIFT

2:30 pm Sunday May 20
T. Gil Bunch Centre, Brentwood College Mill Bay
2:30 pm Sunday May 27
UVic Centre Farquhar Auditorium,  Victoriatea party mother and daughter


Ken Lavigne, Lambroula Pappas

 

From Vienna with Love

Lambroula Pappas, soprano
Ken Lavigne, tenor
Charles Job, conductor

A Journey down the Danube in this romantic concert devoted to the music of Franz Lehar, Emerich Kalman, Richard Tauber and the Strauss Family. Highlights of the programme include the Emperor Waltz, the Annen and Tritsch-Tratsch Polkas and selections from Robert Stolz's White Horse Inn. Pacific Opera's soprano Lambroula Pappas and Island tenor Ken Lavigne will
delight with love duets from the great operettas.

7:30 pm Saturday October 7
UVic Centre Farquhar Auditorium, Victoria
2:30 pm Sunday October 15
T. Gil Bunch Centre, Brentwood College Mill Bay

 


Catherine WilsonBlue Tango

Catherine Wilson, pianoforte
Charles Job, conductor

Join the Orchestra in a tribute to Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops featuring the music of
Leroy Anderson. Toronto pianist Catherine Wilson is featured in the Piano Concerto which she performed in the KCTS film Once Upon a Sleighride. The orchestra play selections by Emile Waldteufel, Billy Mayerl, Archibold Joyce and Tolchard Evan’s Lady of Spain. The concert ends with John Philip Sousa's Liberty Bell March immortalised as the signature tune of Monty Python's Flying Circus.

7:30 pm Saturday February 10
UVic Centre Farquhar Auditorium, Victoria
2:30 pm Sunday February 11
T. Gil Bunch Centre, Brentwood College Mill Bay


The Orchestra

Trudi Conrad

Violin I
Concert Master:
Trudi Conrad
Kate Rhodes
Mariana Lorens
Maria Sandor
Vivian Tillmanns
Corey Balzer

Violin II
William Perriam
Julian Vitek
Ann Fraser

Viola
Stacey Boal
Donna Robertson

Cello
Martin Bonham
Gail O’Riordan

Bass
Alex Olson

Flute
Mary Byrne
Michelle Cox

Oboe
Pierre Cayer

Clarinet
Lisa Gartrell Yeo
Gordon Clements

Bassoon
Heather Chesley

French Horn
Kurt Kellan
Dan Moses

Cornet
David Michaux
Marianne Ing

Trombone
Robert Fraser

Percussion
David Humphrey

Piano
Frances Perriam

Harp
Annabelle Vitek

 

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