concert location
429 Parkdale Ave., OTTAWA, Ontario


2005 May 29, (Sunday) at 3 p.m.
Directed by Guest Conductor Alan Thomas Haydn - Divertimento; Mozart - Violin Concerto in A major, soloist Yolanda Bruno; Bizet - Symphony in C major
2005 March 6, (Sunday) at 3 p.m.
Directed by Guest Conductor Janos Csaba Liszt - Les Préludes; Haydn - Cello concerto in C major, soloist Valerie Despax; Haydn - Symphony No. 88
2004 November 28, (Sunday) at 3 p.m.
"Downbeats for Heartbeats!" - fourth annual benefit concert for the University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Directed by Guest Conductor Angus Armstrong Rachmaninoff - Piano concerto no. 2, op. 18 , soloist Marc Ruel; Shostakovich (arr. A. Armstrong) - Cheryomushki

2004 May 16, (Sunday) at 3 p.m. "Timothy, Gabriel, Peter, and the Wolf : music from 4 centuries" Presenting 2 new works by Ottawa composers Gabriel Major-Marothy, and Timothy Piper Directed by Guest Conductor, Alan Thomas, with Dr. Anthony Bailey, narrator. Prokofiev - Peter and the wolf narrated by Anthony Bailey; Symphonies by William Boyce ; new works by G. Major-Marothy, and T. Piper; works by Emmanuel Chabrier, and Frederick Graun.
2004 February 29, (Sunday) at 3 p.m.
Directed by Guest Conductor, Angus Armstrong Bizet - Carmen suite #1, Saint-Saens - Danse bachanale, and Franck - Symphony in D minor .
2003 November 23, (Sunday) at 3 p.m.
All Beethoven Concert "Downbeats for Heartbeats!" - third annual benefit concert for the University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Directed by Guest Conductor, Angus Armstrong Concerto for piano no. 5, op. 73 "Emperor", soloist Marc Ruel, Egmont overture, and German dances.
2003 May 27, (Tuesday) at 8 p.m. Directed by Guest Conductor, Angus Armstrong J. Sibelius. Finlandia. F. P. Schubert Symphony No. 3 in D Major, and Brahms' Academic Festival Overture
2003 March 16, (Sunday) at 3 p.m. and March 18 (Tuesday) at 8 p.m.
"Mozart & Two Counts!"
Directed by Guest Conductor, Alan Thomas, with Siobhan Deshauer violin soloist. W.A. Mozart. Violin Concerto in G Major. Soloist Siobhan Desauer ; K.D. von Dittersdorf Symphony in F Major; L.J.F. Hérold. Zampa Overture
Peter Willsher directed concerts presented November 1995 to November 2002.
2002 November 17 (Sunday) at 3 p.m. and November 19 (Tuesday) at 8 p.m. "Downbeats for Heartbeats!" Benefit concert for the University of Ottawa Heart Institute A. Dvorák. Gypsy Songs, op. 55. Soloist Dr. Fraser Rubens, tenor ; Symphony No. 5 (From the New World); C.M. von Weber. Andante e Rondo Ungarese. Eleanor Sonley bassoon.
2002 May 28 (Tuesday) at 8 p.m. "Spring Concert Eh?"
In collaboration with the Maple Leaf Brass Band
Canadian works by Peter Willsher (for orchestra); Gabe Major-Marothy, and Lloyd Hiscock (for brass band). Guest artists: Maple Leaf Brass Band.
W.A. Mozart.
Marriage of Figaro; P. Willsher. Americas Suite for Orchestra; G. Rossini. The Barber of Seville. Overture.
2002 March 5 (Tuesday) at 8 p.m."Firsts and Fourths!" Beethoven, Dvorák, Haydn, Mendelssohn Haydn "Piano Concert in D (Hob. 8)." 1st movement. Soloist Vicky Zhao, piano. Beethoven. "Symphony Nr. 3 es-Dur" 1st & 4th movements. Dvorák "Slavisch Tänze." Nos. 1 & 4. Mendelssohn "Fingal's Cave Overture". Winds directed by Angela Casagrande.
2001 November 18 (Sunday) at 3 p.m."Downbeats for Heartbeats!" Concert repeated on Tuesday, November 20, 8 p.m. Benefit concert for the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Soloist Dr. Fraser Rubens, tenor. Program includes works by Brahms, Grieg, and Mozart.
2001 May 13 (Sunday) at 3 p.m. Spring Concert 1. Bruch, M.

2. Godfrey, A.F.

3. Schubert, F.
1. Kol Nidrei: adagio for cello and orchestra. Soloist Thaddeus Morden
2. Lucy Long : theme and variations arr. by E. Sonley Soloist: Eleanor Sonley, bassoon
3. Siebente Symphonie
2001 March 4 (Sunday) at 3 p.m. "Arias and Variations" Operatic arias, by Puccini, Dvorák, Strauss
Elgar, E.
"Un bel di" & "Addio" (Puccini); "Klänge der Heimat - Csárdás (Strauss) & "Rusalka" (Dvorák) with soloist Carla Sved, Soprano
Enigma Variations
2000 November 19, Fall Concert
"A CAMMAC Ottawa-Hull Prepared Reading"
Willsher, P.
Dvorák, A.
Americas Suite
Stabat Mater, with soloists Carla Sved, Soprano; Christine Jenkins, Alto; Gary Boyd, Tenor; Jacques Fortin, Bass
2000 May 16, Spring Concert Mendelssohn, F.
Rossini, G.
Walton, W.
Mozart, W.A.
Symphony No. 4 in A major (Italian) Op. 90
The Thieving Magpie Overture
Crown Imperial Coronation March
Horn Concerto No. 2, with soloist Allison Duff
2000 (Friends in Concert) February 27 (with the Lisgar Collegiate Orchestra)

& 29

Tchaikovsky, P.I.
Haydn, F.

Beethoven, L. van

Khatchaturian, A.
Beethoven, L. van

Tchaikovsky, P.I.
Slavonic March
Symphony No. 104 in D (London) (Lisgar Orchestra)
Concerto for Piano & Orchestra No. 3 in C minor, First Movement, with Tu-Quynh Trinh (Piano Soloist & the Parkdale U.C. Orchestra)
Leonore Overture No. 3
Maskarad (The Masked Ball)
Concerto for Piano & Orchestra No. 3 in C minor, First Movement, with Tu-Quynh Trinh
Romeo and Juliet Overture Fantasia
1999 Children's Concert in Honor of the "National Day of the Child" November 28, & 30 Beethoven, L. van

Berlioz, H.

Mendelssohn, F.
Rossini, G.
Strauss, J. jr.
Symphony No. 5 in C minor (Allegro con brio & Allegro)
Symphonie Fantastique - (A Ball & March to the Scaffold)
The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave)
Overture to William Tell
The Blue Danube Waltz
1999 Spring Concert, May 16, & 18 Wagner, Richard

Elgar, Edward
Mozart, W.A.
Tristan und Isolde: Vorspiel und Isoldens Liebestod
Enigma Variations
Mozart Piano Concerto # 20 with special guest Roy Hughes, soloist
1999 Concert in Wakefield, QC. May 1 Wagner, R.

Willsher, P.
Elgar, E.
Tristan und Isolde: Vorspiel und Isoldens Liebestod
Helen Keller Symphony
Enigma Variations
1999 Midwinter Concert, March 7 & 9 Rossini, G.
Bach, J.S.
Fauré, G.

Tchaikovsky, P.I.
Semiramide Overture
Air on G
Élégie (Cello Concerto) with Thaddeus Morden, soloist
Symphony No. IV
1998 November 15 (with CAMMAC)

& November 17
Willsher, P.
Beethoven, L. van

Wagner, R.
Schubert, F.
Willsher, P.
The Helen Keller Symphony
Mass in C with soloists Isabelle Lacroix, soprano, Andrea Kryski, mezzo-soprano, David Langlois, tenor & Stuart MacKinnon, baritone.
Rienzi Overture
The Unfinished Symphony
The Helen Keller Symphony
1998 May 12 (Procession to Bohemia) May 9 (Wakefield School) Verdi, G.
Strauss, J.
Dvorak, A.
Verdi, G.
Offenbach, J.
Dvorak, A.
Aida, Act II, Finale
Die Fledermaus
Symphony No. 6 in D Major
Aida, Act II, Finale
Orpheus in the Underworld
Symphony No. 6 in D Major
1998 March 1 (Four Overtures and a Finale) Offenbach, J.
Nicolai, O.
Strauss, J.
Beethoven, L. van

Mendelssohn, F.
Orpheus in the Underworld
The Merry Wives of Windsor (Overture)
Die Fledermaus
Rondo, Koncert für Violine with soloist Grace Bruno
Fingal's Cave (Hebrides)
1997 (Fall Concerts) November 18 & 23 (Cornwall) Sibelius, J.
Dvorak, A.
Slavonic Dances 1 & 4
Symphony in E Minor (From the New World)
1997 May 11 & 13 (Spring Concert) Fauré, G.
Ravel, M.J.
Bizet, G.
Franck, C.
Pavane pour une enfante défunte
Suite No. 1 from Carmen
Symphony in D Minor
1997 February 16 (Mid-Winter Concert) Brahms, J.
Schubert, F.
Beethoven, L. van
Academic Festival Overture
Symphony No. 8
Symphony No. 5
1996 December 1 & 3 (Winter Concerts) Verdi, G
Pachelbel, J.
Gabrieli, G.
Dvorak, A.
Nabucco Overture
Symphony No. 8
1996 April 28 & 30 (Spring Concerts) Wagner, R.
Smetana, B.
Grieg, E.
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Mà Vlast No. 2
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
1995 November 26 & 28 (Winter Concerts) Beethoven, L. van
Sibelius, J.
Schubert, F.
Egmont Overture
Karelia Suite
Symphony No. 9
1995 April 30 & May 1 (Spring Concert with Miguel Sosa, Conductor) Handel, G.F.
Mozart, W.A.

Brahms, J.
Smetana, B.
Ravel, M.
Vaughan Williams, R.
Piano Concerto No. 17 - Allegro with soloist Jennifer Ho
Four Waltzes
Polka from the Bartered Bride
Ma mère l'oye
Suite - English Folk Songs