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The Happiest Birthday of All

Even though the days are finally getting longer, January is still a dark, cold time. Thankfully there is a special day a the end of the month to bring us all hope. That day is January 27th. There are many fantastic figures born on this auspicious day, some notable people include actor Alan Cumming (1965), […]

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Top 5 SSO Gift Ideas

Christmas time is here! Happiness and cheer don’t necessarily go hand in hand with gift buying this season, so we’ve put together our top 5 SSO gift ideas. You can shop from the comfort of your own home, support the SSO, and give the gift of music to your loved ones. Number 5: Brahms’ Violin […]

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Sing-Along Messiah FAQ

Messiah time is almost here! We love putting together and performing Handel’s Messiah each year. If it were possible we would fit every one from Saskatoon’s large choral community on stage with us for one amazing choir. Since there isn’t nearly enough room up front (and scheduling rehearsals would be a nightmare) we have the […]

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A chat with Julia Wedman

When trying to write a short post about our guest artist baroque violinist Julia Wedman, we realized that it’s hard not to gush about this talented Saskatoon sweetheart. Julia’s bio is incredible. She has been a member of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra since 2005, she is a part of Eybler Quartet, and Julia a member of the innovative […]

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After Dark – With Free Flow Dance

Classical music and dance have more in common than you think. Aside from the obvious connections, both artistic mediums seem to constantly battle against the perception that they are passé. The misconception that it’s all been done, or that it isn’t relevant any more is one that seems to persist. This couldn’t be farther from […]

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Orient Express 101

The SSO brings Quartetto Gelato to Saskatoon to take us for a musical ride on the Orient Express. We are very excited about this fantastic concert – where we get to sit back, sip some wine, and enjoy wherever the music takes us. But where are we going? What is the Orient Express? Isn’t there a chance […]

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