2016 – 2017 Season

All programming subject to change without notice.

2016 LSO Golf Tournament
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 – 1:30 PM Shotgun
Paradise Canyon Golf Resort
Another great day of fun in the sun, in the beautiful Oldman River valley – all for a great cause!

Annual General Meeting
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 7:30 PM
Buchanan Chapel at Southminster
All members of the LSA are welcome!

17th Biennial Young Artist Competition
Live Audition Finals
Sunday, September 18, 2017 at 3 PM
University of Lethbridge Recital Hall
Be inspired by the awesome talent of young musicians as they compete for the opportunity to perform as a guest soloist in the Lethbridge Symphony’s 2017-2018 Season.

Series 1 – Finlandia
Monday, September 26, 2016 at 7:30 PM
Southminster United Church
Jean Sibelius – Finlandia
Joe Porter – The Traveling Carnival:
          Concerto for Vibraphone, Strings and Percussion
Georges Bizet – L’Arlésienne (Suites 1 & 2)
Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra
Joe Porter, marimba

Series 2 – Trick or Treat
Monday, October 31, 2016 at 7:30 PM
Southminster United Church
Paul Dukas – The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Modest Mussorgsky – Night on Bald Mountain
Camille Saint-Saëns – Danse Macabre
Charles Gounod – Funeral March of a Marionette
Hector Berlioz – March to the Scaffold from
                    Symphonie Fantastique
John Williams – Selections from Harry Potter
Danny Elfman – BeetleJuice Suite
Danny Elfman – Corpse Bride Suite
Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra

Extra A – Slavic Journeys
Friday, November 18, 2016 at 7:30 PM
La Cité des Prairies
Antonín Dvořák – String Quartet No 10, Op 51
Béla Bartók – Romanian Folk Dances
Antonín Dvořák – Bagatelles Op 47
Optional Pub Fare – Rush Seating
Musaeus
Mary Lee Voort, keyboard

2016 Kids Choir
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
at 5:30 PM & 7:30 PM

Southminster United Church
An amazing opportunity for area elementary school children to sing with a real live orchestra!

Series 3 – Messiah
Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 3 PM
Monday, December 5, 2016 at 7:30 PM

Southminster United Church
George Frideric Handel – Messiah
Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra
Marvin Dueck, guest conductor
Chinook Chamber Singers
Soloists

Series 4 – Gilbert & Sullivan
Friday, February 3, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Southminster United Church
Beloved scenes, fully staged and costumed, from
HMS Pinafore
The Mikado
The Pirates of Penzance
Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra
University of Lethbridge Opera Workshop
Dr Blaine Hendsbee, director

Love Notes – With Love From Broadway
Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 5 PM
Casa
Our annual Love Notes event has become a perennial favourite in our community, bringing together fun-loving people for a sold out evening!

Extra B – Latin Fever
Friday, March 3, 2017 at 7:30 PM
La Cité des Prairies
Luigi Boccherini – Fandango Quintet
Joaquín Turina – The Bullfighter’s Prayer
Heitor Villa-Lobos – String Quartet No 1
Optional Tapas – Rush Seating
Musaeus
Dale Ketcheson, guitar

Series 5 – Catch Me (If You Can)
Monday, March 20, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Southminster United Church
John Williams – Catch Me If You Can:
          Escapades for Saxophone & Orchestra
Johannes Brahms – Symphony No 1
Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra
Chee Meng Low, alto saxophone

Extra C – Strings Sing
Friday, April 28, 2017 at 7:30 PM
La Cité des Prairies
Alexander Borodin – String Quartet No 2
                    (Scherzo & Nocturne)
Léo Delibes – Flower Duet from Lakmé
Franz Schubert – Death and the Maiden Quartet
Giuseppe Verdi – String Quartet in E Minor
                    (Scherzo & Trio)
Optional Desserts – Rush Seating
Musaeus

Series 6 – Hymn of Praise
Monday, May 8, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Southminster United Church
Rolf Boon – Sesquicentennial Fanfare
          World Premiere!
arr. Allan Gilliland – O Canada
Felix Mendelssohn – Hymn of Praise, Op 52
Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra
Vox Musica
Soloists