Concert program

Sunday October 2, 2022 3pm,

River Run Centre


Sarasate: Carmen Fantasy op. 25

Soloist: Tiffany Yeung

Wijeratne: Polyphonic Lively

Dvorak: Symphony No. 8, op. 88

Allegro con brio
Allegretto grazioso


Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, Conductor

We are so grateful to Bank of Montreal for being the Concert Sponsor for today’s presentation and for their ongoing support!

Click on the photos below to read the biography’s of our guest artists

Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, Conductor

Tiffany Yeung, Violin Soloist

Our Orchestra

First Violins

Jose Molina, Concertmaster*

Malgorzata Zak

Carol Sammut

Paul Macnaughton

Yonhee Chang

Bridget Walsh

Jef ten Kortener

Roza Ushkanova


Second Violins

Paule Barsalou *

Janet Takata

Alison Feuerwerker 

Anne-Louise Flynn

Janine Smith

Veronica Kroess



* Principal Player



Catherine Molina  *

Sheila Smyth

Ron Dolynchuk

Elayne Ras

Charles Small


Jeremy Cook*

Janusz Borowiec

Marlena Tureski

Noah Schuster

Elliott Braganza


Double Basses 

Mac Vanduzer*

Ralph Blackman 

Art Lang


Casey Granofsky*

Rachel Roe-Wu


Jessica Arenas*

Islay-May Renwick



Larry Moser *

Tilly Kooyman



Simion Ciobanu *

Lulia Tiba



Daniella Kistemaker



Andras Molnar *

Dorothy Vreeswyk- Kidd

Tony Snyder * 

Danielle Grundy

Kim Christensen

Jeryl Phillips


Bob Phillips *

John Monkhouse

Nelson Garces


Avi Jacobus *


David Knight *


Max Lindsay

Mario Perez

Special Thanks to our Donors!


Peter Kastner & Carol Reid

GOLD BATON $1,000+

Dorothy Bakker & Danny Lui

Peter Hannam

Marilyn Kuhn & Zoltan Petrany

Theresa Lammer

Gerry & Suzanne Meinzer

Catherine & Jose Molina

Harold & Marilyn Quinn

Stephen Salt



SILVER BATON $500-$999

Barbara Alderson


Fred & Ruth Dahms

Marion Steele 

Kathleen & John Verdone

BRONZE BATON $250-$499

Ian & Carol Blain

John Hofstee

Simon and Janice Irving



Special Thanks to!

Dorothy Fisher

David Knight, production

Andrew Knight, Production

Joe Carere and Father Ian, Basilica of Our Lady

The Guelph Concert Band (for the loan of percussion instruments) 

All of our patrons and supporters!


FRIEND  $100-$249

Irene Berry
Frank & Janet Brewster
Aileen & John Campbell
Edwina & Neil Carson
David & Wilma Churchill
Malcolm & Marta Coutts
Nicole deFrancesco
Dorothy & Ken Fisher
Dianne Garrett
Judy Kingdon
Anne Mattheson
Joe Ringhofer
Karen Slatkovsky
Kim Wakeford
Monika Wright


And to the

GSO Board of Directors

Lisa Kohlmeier, Chair
Danny Lui, Treasurer
Kim Wakeford, Corporate Secretary

Frank Brewster
Cynthia Davis

Shane Fernandes
Roger Garriock
Catherine Molina, ex-officio

Holiday Celebration
Sunday December 11, 2022, 3pm- Basilica of Our Lady
Conductor, Jaelem Bhate

New Year’s Day in Vienna
Sunday January 1, 2023, 3pm- River Run Centre
Conductor, Genevieve Leclair
Soprano, Jonelle Sills

Brahms at the Basilica
Sunday April 2, 2023, 3pm- Basilica of Our Lady
Conductor, William Rowson

Season Finale Concert
Saturday April 29, 2023, 7:30pm- River Run Centre
GSO welcomes final Artistic Director Candidate, Michael Hall, to the podium.