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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Holiday Celebration – December 11, 2022

In Search of Joy- The GSO 2022-23 Season

 

Holiday Celebration

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

 

Adult Ticket Pricing

Sunday Oct 2, 2022, 3pm        $50/$40/$30    

Sunday Dec 11, 2022, 3pm    $40

Sunday Jan 1, 2023, 3pm       $50/$40/$30

Sunday Apr 2, 2023, 3pm        $40

Saturday Apr 29,2023, 7:30p   $50/$40/$30   

Under-30 Ticket Pricing

Sunday Oct 2, 2022, 3pm        $30/$25/$20    

Sunday Dec 11, 2022, 3pm    $25

Sunday Jan 1, 2023, 3pm       $30/$25/$20

Sunday Apr 2, 2023, 3pm        $25

Saturday Apr 29,2023, 7:30p   $30/$25/$20   

Our Guest Conductors in the Search for

our next Artistic Director

The six incredible finalists!

Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser

Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser

October 2, 2022

Jaelem Bhate

Jaelem Bhate

December 11, 2022

Genevieve Leclair

Genevieve Leclair

January 1, 2023

William Rowson

William Rowson

April 2, 2023

Michael Hall

Michael Hall

April 29, 2023

Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson

May 2, 2022 (last season)