Curated Concerts – Emotionally Powerful

Wanting to go to a concert but not sure which one is for you?

This year the SSO is curating it concerts to give you some idea which concerts you’ll love best.

Want to be moved?
There is nothing more powerful than the sound of a full symphonic orchestra at full forte – we put together this list to highlight this season’s concerts that will blow you away!

Opening Night - Rachmaninoff
Rachmaninoff Romance
One of the most romantic pieces of music ever written at the hands of rising star Tony Yike Yang. Yang gives his very first performance of Rachmaninoff's sweeping 2nd concerto for piano and orchestra
7:30PM, Saturday, September 22, 2018
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
Honens Piano Recital
A newly crowned Laureate of the 2018 Honens Piano Competition gives their first recital after the September 2018 competition finals.
7:30PM, Friday, October 12, 2018
Convocation Hall
Music of World War One
Gilse, Bridge, and Hindemith
Join the SSO Chamber Players in a concert of music written during the First World War.
2:00PM, Sunday, November 4, 2018
Convocation Hall
Masters 2 - We Will Remember
Elgar Cello Concerto
An emotional evening that features Elgar's romantic dramatic cello concerto with the exceptional Stephane Tetreault
7:30PM, Saturday, November 10, 2018
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
Masters 4 - Shakespeare's Tainted Love
Romeo and Juliet
The SSO performs Prokofiev's passionate and fiery Romeo and Juliet alongside a heart-stopping piece for violin and orchestra
7:30PM, Saturday, February 9, 2019
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
Johannes Moser Recital
with pianist Chiharu Iinuma
Johannes Moser has earned a reputation for being one of the world's greatest cellists....and he just happens to have Saskatchewan roots!
2:00PM, Sunday, March 17, 2019
Convocation Hall
Masters 5- Finding Heinz Moehn
Mozart Requiem
A German violin concerto discovered in Saskatoon alongside Mozart's glorious Requiem
7:30PM, Saturday, March 23, 2019
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
Masters 6 - Eroica
Beethoven Symphony 3
Beethoven's heroic 3rd symphony changed the world...and Sarah Yunji Moon's performance of Departures will change your world
7:30PM, Saturday, April 27, 2019
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
May the Fourth - the Music of Star Wars
The perfect way to spend May the Fourth - featuring music from The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi, Rogue One, Solo, and the original triology
7:30PM, Saturday, May 4, 2019
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
Baroque at Knox - The Choir!
SSO Chorus
Hear some of the great choral hits including Hallelujah Chorus, Mozart's Ave Verum Corpus, and some beautiful Bach
7:30PM, Saturday, May 25, 2019
Knox United Church

Curated Concerts – Family Fun

Wanting to go to a concert but not sure which one is for you?

This year the SSO is curating it concerts to give you some idea which concerts you’ll love best.

Do you remember your first concert?  Wanting to make some magical musical memories with your family?  
Look no further than this incredible line up of family focused events at the SSO – and don’t forget about the $15 tix through TD 25 Below

 

Time For Toddlers
Kids Programming

It's time for toddlers! Specifically designed for your mini-maestro, these parent and child experiences are perfect for your 2- to 4-year-old music lover. Explore music through movement, song, and dance with SSO musicians at Albert Community Centre, Wilton Academy of Music.   Let the music connect you and your child and send you both on a journey through melody, rhythm, colour, …

Pops 2 - 12 Days of Christmas
Join the SSO for some great holiday cheer featuring some of our absolutely favourite friends including Eileen Laverty, Garry Gable, and many more!
Sing-Along Messiah
Hundreds of Singers!
The best concert of the year!
Masters 3 - Ravel and Jazz
Gordon Gerrard conducts
Godwin Friesen returns home to play Ravel's jazzy piece for piano and orchestra, led by guest conductor Gordon Gerrard
Disney in Concert - A Dream is a Wish
Disney In Concert - A Dream is a Wish
May the Fourth - the Music of Star Wars
The perfect way to spend May the Fourth - featuring music from The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi, Rogue One, Solo, and the original triology
Mother's Day Concert
Sunday Chamber 3
The Saskatoon Symphony Chamber Players celebrate Mother's Day with a concert featuring the music of Mozart and more!

Curated Concerts – Fun and Fresh

Wanting to go to a concert but not sure which one is for you?

This year the SSO is curating it concerts to give you some idea which concerts you’ll love best.

For the music lover who just wants to have fun – its all about the music and a great night out with friends.  Get dressed up, get social, and get inspired!

 

Bernstein at 100 - Warren Lee
In Recital
A celebration of the Bernstein Centenary featuring music by Bernstein and Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.
Convocation Hall
7:30PM, Thursday, August 16, 2018
Baroque at Knox - The Concerto
Eric Paetkau, Music Director
A concert featuring the SSO's own virtuosos!
Knox United Church
7:30PM, Saturday, October 6, 2018
Honens Piano Recital
A newly crowned Laureate of the 2018 Honens Piano Competition gives their first recital after the September 2018 competition finals.
Convocation Hall
7:30PM, Friday, October 12, 2018
Prairie Pops with Jeffery Straker
Saskatchewan's piano man and singer songwriter extraordinaire returns to the stage with the SSO for musical storytelling and pop hits.
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
7:30PM, Saturday, October 20, 2018
Sing-Along Messiah
Hundreds of Singers!
The best concert of the year!
Knox United Church
2:00PM, Saturday, December 15, 2018
Masters 3 - Ravel and Jazz
Gordon Gerrard conducts
Godwin Friesen returns home to play Ravel's jazzy piece for piano and orchestra, led by guest conductor Gordon Gerrard
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
7:30PM, Saturday, January 26, 2019
If Music Be the Food of Love
Sunday Chamber 2
The Saskatoon Symphony Chamber Players with music inspired by the works and words of the bard, William Shakespeare
Convocation Hall
2:00PM, Sunday, February 3, 2019
Mother's Day Concert
Sunday Chamber 3
The Saskatoon Symphony Chamber Players celebrate Mother's Day with a concert featuring the music of Mozart and more!
Convocation Hall
2:00PM, Sunday, May 12, 2019
Baroque at Knox - The Choir!
SSO Chorus
Hear some of the great choral hits including Hallelujah Chorus, Mozart's Ave Verum Corpus, and some beautiful Bach
Knox United Church
7:30PM, Saturday, May 25, 2019

Curated Concerts – Classically Curious

Wanting to go to a concert but not sure which one is for you?

This year the SSO is curating it concerts to give you some idea which concerts you’ll love best.

Do you find yourself seeking adventure?  Do you love documentaries and podcasts?  You’re likely always wanting to get more out of life and live just that little bit on the edge…we’ve put together a list of the events this season that push the limits, explore new sounds, and dig deeper into the stories.

No Place Like Home - A Night with Danika Loren
Saskatoon's own Danika Loren returns home for a very special night featuring highlights from recent performances, original works, and a few surprises!

One of Canada’s rising stars returns home for a special benefit concert in support of Saskatoon Opera. Soprano Danika Lorèn has garnered herself rave reviews across Canada and around the globe as one of the most exciting emerging operatic artists in the country.  A recent prize winner at the Stella Maris competition, Ms Lorèn returns to the …

Knox United Church
7:30PM, Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Forecasting the Canadian Wind
Special After Dark Event
Mingle under the stars on a fall night with a cocktail in hand for some incredible new music premiered by Mistral 5...any time a concert is in this cool a space you know you're in for a wild adventure
SSO Rehearsal Hall
8:00PM, Friday, September 14, 2018
SSO Rehearsal Hall
8:00PM, Saturday, September 15, 2018
Merry Christmas, Stephen Leacock
Chamber Opera Project
We're teaming up with Saskatoon Opera for a Christmas tale told by Canada's great Stephen Leacock, with music by Neil Wiesensel
SSO Rehearsal Hall
7:30PM, Friday, November 23, 2018
SSO Rehearsal Hall
7:30PM, Saturday, November 24, 2018
If Music Be the Food of Love
Sunday Chamber 2
The Saskatoon Symphony Chamber Players with music inspired by the works and words of the bard, William Shakespeare
Convocation Hall
2:00PM, Sunday, February 3, 2019
Johannes Moser Recital
with pianist Chiharu Iinuma
Johannes Moser has earned a reputation for being one of the world's greatest cellists....and he just happens to have Saskatchewan roots!
Convocation Hall
2:00PM, Sunday, March 17, 2019
Masters 5- Finding Heinz Moehn
Mozart Requiem
A German violin concerto discovered in Saskatoon alongside Mozart's glorious Requiem
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
7:30PM, Saturday, March 23, 2019
Masters 6 - Eroica
Beethoven Symphony 3
Beethoven's heroic 3rd symphony changed the world...and Sarah Yunji Moon's performance of Departures will change your world
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
7:30PM, Saturday, April 27, 2019
Baroque at Knox - The Choir!
SSO Chorus
Hear some of the great choral hits including Hallelujah Chorus, Mozart's Ave Verum Corpus, and some beautiful Bach
Knox United Church
7:30PM, Saturday, May 25, 2019

Curated Concerts – Orchestral Romance

Wanting to go to a concert but not sure which one is for you?

This year the SSO is curating it concerts to give you some idea which concerts you’ll love best.

Looking for the perfect date night?
In the movies, the music always makes or breaks the romance…and with music this good, the romance leaps off the stage!

Our Orchestra Romance curated concerts feature some of the best romantic music ever written.

 

No Place Like Home - A Night with Danika Loren
Saskatoon's own Danika Loren returns home for a very special night featuring highlights from recent performances, original works, and a few surprises!

One of Canada’s rising stars returns home for a special benefit concert in support of Saskatoon Opera. Soprano Danika Lorèn has garnered herself rave reviews across Canada and around the globe as one of the most exciting emerging operatic artists in the country.  A recent prize winner at the Stella Maris competition, Ms Lorèn returns to the …

Knox United Church
7:30PM, Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Opening Night - Rachmaninoff
Rachmaninoff Romance
One of the most romantic pieces of music ever written at the hands of rising star Tony Yike Yang. Yang gives his very first performance of Rachmaninoff's sweeping 2nd concerto for piano and orchestra
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
7:30PM, Saturday, September 22, 2018
Baroque at Knox - The Concerto
Eric Paetkau, Music Director
A concert featuring the SSO's own virtuosos!
Knox United Church
7:30PM, Saturday, October 6, 2018
Masters 2 - We Will Remember
Elgar Cello Concerto
An emotional evening that features Elgar's romantic dramatic cello concerto with the exceptional Stephane Tetreault
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
7:30PM, Saturday, November 10, 2018
Masters 4 - Shakespeare's Tainted Love
Romeo and Juliet
The SSO performs Prokofiev's passionate and fiery Romeo and Juliet alongside a heart-stopping piece for violin and orchestra
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
7:30PM, Saturday, February 9, 2019
Johannes Moser Recital
with pianist Chiharu Iinuma
Johannes Moser has earned a reputation for being one of the world's greatest cellists....and he just happens to have Saskatchewan roots!
Convocation Hall
2:00PM, Sunday, March 17, 2019
Masters 6 - Eroica
Beethoven Symphony 3
Beethoven's heroic 3rd symphony changed the world...and Sarah Yunji Moon's performance of Departures will change your world
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
7:30PM, Saturday, April 27, 2019

Curated Concerts – For Piano Lovers

Wanting to go to a concert but not sure which one is for you?

This year the SSO is curating it concerts to give you some idea which concerts you’ll love best.

Do you love a piano?
Maybe you have your Gr 8, or you always wished you’d played it, or maybe you just absolutely love the romance and virtuosity of a concert pianist…

We have a big line up of pianists this season…after all, being Season 88 we couldn’t ignore the 88 keys….

Bernstein at 100 - Warren Lee
In Recital
Convocation Hall
7:30PM, Thursday, August 16, 2018
A celebration of the Bernstein Centenary featuring music by Bernstein and Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.
Opening Night - Rachmaninoff
Rachmaninoff Romance
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
7:30PM, Saturday, September 22, 2018
One of the most romantic pieces of music ever written at the hands of rising star Tony Yike Yang. Yang gives his very first performance of Rachmaninoff's sweeping 2nd concerto for piano and orchestra
Honens Piano Recital
Convocation Hall
7:30PM, Friday, October 12, 2018
A newly crowned Laureate of the 2018 Honens Piano Competition gives their first recital after the September 2018 competition finals.
Prairie Pops with Jeffery Straker
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
7:30PM, Saturday, October 20, 2018
Saskatchewan's piano man and singer songwriter extraordinaire returns to the stage with the SSO for musical storytelling and pop hits.
Masters 3 - Ravel and Jazz
Gordon Gerrard conducts
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
7:30PM, Saturday, January 26, 2019
Godwin Friesen returns home to play Ravel's jazzy piece for piano and orchestra, led by guest conductor Gordon Gerrard