SSO Top 5 Stocking Stuffers!

Whether you know someone that goes our shows regularly or has yet to experience what we have to offer, tickets to the SSO are a great way to brighten your Christmas gift giving! And though the season has already begun, there are still many concerts not even listed in this top 5 that are waiting…

A few more SSO gift ideas!

We couldn’t fit all our Christmas gift ideas for the classical music lover in your life into one post….so, we have two more brilliant ideas! For the Piano Lovers We all have that family member or friend who absolutely love the piano – and this year it works out perfectly to be able to get…

Messiah Artist – Adam Harris

Adam Harris We welcome Adam back for his second performance of Handel’s Messiah with the SSO! Canadian baritone Adam Harris has been described as an intuitively musical and distinctively dramatic young performer. He has most recently been engaged with Calgary Opera, performing the role of Barrington in the world premiere of Ghost Opera, Guy Cotter…

Messiah Artist -Lisa Hornung

Lisa Hornung Having performed across Western Canada, the United States, and Europe, Lisa is always happy to be close to home with the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra. And so are we! Lisa has long been a favourite of SSO audiences for her emotionally deep performances of Messiah. She has been acclaimed for performances in repertoire ranging…

Messiah Artist – Danika Lorèn

Danika Lorèn If you missed it the first time in 2016, here is your chance to see Danika’s exhilarating performance in Handel’s Messiah. As a performer Danika is known for her versatility and dramatic sensitivity. Recent graduate of the Canadian Opera Company‘s ensemble program, her roles include Musetta (La Bohéme), Adina (L’elisir d’amore), Rosina (Il…

Messiah Artist – Spencer McKnight

Spencer McKnight Tenor Spencer McKnight has been described as “one of the finest tenor voices” in Canada. This year’s performance of Handel’s Messiah sees tenor Spencer McKnight back on stage with the SSO. Returning audiences will know to watch for what vocal heights he will reach this time! Spencer has garnered much attention both in…

Sing-Along Messiah FAQs

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…

Is Joy to the World in Messiah?

Have you ever been listening to Handel’s Messiah and thought “wait, is that Joy to the World?”   Well no, you’re not hearing Joy to the World, but you’re not completely wrong. Joy to the World is considered to be the single most published Christmas song/hymn – its been recorded and performed by every choir,…