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Christine Donkin’s Canoe Legends will debut at PSO’s Northern Voyage

27 Dec 2016, Posted by Sarah Lazure in News

The Northern Voyage gala concert sponsored by Terry Windrem on February 4 will be the major event to mark the PSO’s 50th anniversary. To celebrate, the PSO has teamed with The Canadian Canoe Museum and Canadian composer Christine Donkin to commission a new work based…

Have some fun with your concert outfit on December 10!

06 Dec 2016, Posted by Sarah Lazure in News

Audience members at A Nutcracker Christmas are invited to show their holiday or team spirit with their concert wear this Saturday. To go along with the festive fun of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite, Anderson’s Christmas Festival and others, many of the PSO musicians will be adding…

PSO Christmas Raffle Tickets On Sale Now

09 Nov 2016, Posted by Sarah Lazure in News

Peterborough Symphony Orchestra’s 2016 Christmas Raffle has been announced in conjunction with the PSO’s holiday concert, A Nutcracker Christmas. A Nutcracker Christmas, sponsored by Swish, will be performed at Showplace Performance Centre (290 George St. N, Peterborough) on Saturday, December 10, 2016. Children and adults…

Special dedication to PSO champion Erica Cherney

04 Oct 2016, Posted by Sarah Lazure in News

This year the PSO lost an exceptional friend and long-time supporter, Erica Cherney. She is deeply missed in the community. It is with great honour that the PSO dedicates the first concert of the season, The New World, to Erica. Erica’s daughter Karen will be…

PSO Concertmaster candidate Phoebe Tsang takes the stage at The New World, November 5

04 Oct 2016, Posted by Sarah Lazure in News

In addition to all of the programming excitement of the PSO’s 50th anniversary season, concerts throughout 2016/17 will feature the PSO’s candidates for Concertmaster. The Concertmaster search began this summer with interviews and initial auditions. Shortlisted candidates were then invited to perform a concert cycle…

50 Years: Celebrate the journey in 2016/17!

04 Oct 2016, Posted by Sarah Lazure in News

On Saturday, November 5, 2016 the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra opens its 2016/17 concert season with The New World. The PSO’s expedition of The New World explores the influence of Dvorak in Morawetz’s “Carnival Overture” and Copland’s Old American Songs, before tracing their roots back to…