During this Covid-period, GSO has presented 49 concerts; from opening up for Sponge Bob at the Mustang Drive-In, to school concerts in -14 degree weather, on a semi-heated portable truck! We are thrilled to offer a return to MainStage performances and to resume the search for our next Artistic Director! Candidates 2 to 6 will each conduct one concert this season.
All concerts in the 2022-23 Season will be one hour long, without intermission.
Please note that GSO will now offer tiered pricing at River Run Centre.
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In Search of Joy- The GSO 2022-23 Season
Sunday December 11, 2022, 3pm- Basilica of Our Lady
Conductor, Jaelem Bhate
Enjoy a musical sleighride through time. Celebrate the season as the GSO presents its annual family friendly array of sparkling holiday favourites.
New Year’s Day in Vienna
Sunday January 1, 2023, 3pm- River Run Centre
Conductor, Genevieve Leclair
Soprano, Jonelle Sills
Ring in the New Year with your favourite Strauss waltzes and Viennese-inspired revelry. GSO’s New Year’s Day in Vienna concert is a delightfully joyous tradition – it’s the perfect way to bid a fond farewell to an old year while ushering in a new one.
Brahms at the Basilica
Sunday April 2, 2023, 3pm- Basilica of Our Lady
Conductor, William Rowson
Celebrate the arrival of spring with Brahms’ cheerful Symphony No. 2 in D major, nicknamed “Pastoral”, in obvious reference to Beethoven’s symphony of the same name. We will open the program with Wijeratne’s charming ‘Letter from the After-life’ based on quotes from Schubert’s Death & the Maiden string quartet.
Season Finale Concert
Saturday April 29, 2023, 7:30pm- River Run Centre
GSO welcomes final Artistic Director Candidate, Michael Hall, to the podium, in a romantic programme of Debussy, Coleman, Bizet and John Williams. Also on the program is Tchaikovsky’s breath-taking Romeo-Juliet and Bernstein’s vibrant West Side Story. A true celebration of friendship, connection, and love.
Earlier this Season
Season Opening Concert
Sunday October 2, 2022, 3pm- River Run Centre
Conductor, Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser
Violinist, Tiffany Yeung
GSO returns to the River Run Stage in a delightful program which includes Sarasate’s charming Carmen Fantasy, Wijeratne’s high-energy Polyphonic Lively and Dvorak’s poetic Symphony no.8, which celebrates the sheer joy of being alive in a world of natural wonders.
2022-23 Ticket Pricing
Our Guest Conductors in the Search for
our next Artistic Director
The six incredible finalists!
October 2, 2022
December 11, 2022
January 1, 2023
April 2, 2023
April 29, 2023
May 2, 2022 (last season)