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Masterclass by Nora Shulman, principal flutist with Toronto Symphony Orchestra

06 Apr 2017, Posted by Sarah Lazure in News

  On Saturday, April 8, 2017, the Kawartha Youth Orchestra hosts the Nora Shulman Flute Masterclass at The Mount Community Centre‘s “The Gathering Room” (1545 Monaghan Rd., Peterborough) from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Four KYO musicians will perform for Nora in this ‘open lesson’. The cost…

Stay tuned! 2017/18 Season information coming soon

06 Apr 2017, Posted by Sarah Lazure in News

PSO season subscribers will receive a 2017/18 season brochure in the mail this spring. Renewing subscribers are asked to fill out the purchase form included in the brochure and return it with payment to the PSO subscription table at the final concert of the season,…

50th Anniversary season finale concert May 27

06 Apr 2017, Posted by Sarah Lazure in News

On Saturday, May 27 the PSO will cap the organization’s 2016/17 concert season with a spectacular finale, The Planets, sponsored by Scotiabank. Experience a vivid musical adventure on terra firma through the elements of earth, water and fire. Then Holst’s The Planets will be your…

Meet Scott Wight, principal clarinetist with Peterborough Symphony Orchestra

06 Apr 2017, Posted by Sarah Lazure in News

Sixteen years ago, clarinetist Scott Wight returned home to Peterborough after working abroad, and was looking for a place to play music. He auditioned for PSO Music Director and Conductor, Michael Newnham, who was just beginning his tenure with the orchestra. Scott has been playing…

Thank you, Peterborough, for an amazing 50th anniversary gala concert!

06 Apr 2017, Posted by Sarah Lazure in News

  Peterborough Symphony Orchestra staff, board and musicians want to thank the partners, sponsors, audience members, volunteers and guest artists who made Northern Voyage, the PSO’s 50th anniversary gala concert presented by Terry Windrem, such a success. Northern Voyage, featuring violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn and her…

PSO summer raffle: Southern hospitality for two!

06 Apr 2017, Posted by Sarah Lazure in News

  Stewart Tours presents the PSO summer raffle: A Charleston, South Carolina vacation package for two scheduled for October 12-15, 2017! Purchase raffle tickets ($20 each, or three for $50) by phone at 705-742-1992, online, or from a PSO board member at events such as…

It’s Officially Symphony Week in Peterborough!

31 Jan 2017, Posted by Sarah Lazure in News

Yesterday in Peterborough City Hall Council Chambers, Mayor Daryl Bennett proclaimed January 30 through February 5 “Symphony Week in Peterborough” in front of the media and PSO staff, Board members and supporters. PSO Music Director & Conductor, Michael Newnham, addressed the group first with a…

Symphony Week in Peterborough: January 30 to February 5

26 Jan 2017, Posted by Sarah Lazure in News

Peterborough Symphony Orchestra has a reputation as one of Canada’s finest community-based orchestras. Founded in 1967, it has been a cultural cornerstone in Peterborough for 50 years, a milestone that the PSO has been honouring throughout the organization’s 2016/17 concert season. Now Peterborough Mayor Daryl…

Northern Voyage gala concert set for February 4

27 Dec 2016, Posted by Sarah Lazure in News

On Saturday, February 4 the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra will present Northern Voyage, a wonderful 50th anniversary gala concert celebrated through a partnership with The Canadian Canoe Museum, sponsored by Terry Windrem. James Raffan, who this summer joined PSO Music Director & Conductor Michael Newnham in…