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SSO’s Picasso Connection

Saskatoon’s art scene is coming of age this week. Opening the Remai Modern is the most highly anticipated arts events of the decade in Saskatoon.  And particularly exciting for Saskatoon to have a chance to finally see its remarkable new Picasso collection on display for the first time. In 1964, the same year that the […]

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NACO’s I Lost My Talk

I Lost My Talk is based on the poem by Mi’kmaw elder and poet Rita Joe, C.M. Rita Joe penned her poem to express not only the pain and suffering she experienced at Schubenacadie Residential School in Nova Scotia, but also her hope and conviction that her words could guide and inspire indigenous and non-indigenous […]

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Oliver’s Raven Steals the Light

At our upcoming concert featuring new Canadian music, we’re thrilled to present the narration premier of John Oliver’s the Raven Steals the Light.  The work tells the story of a smart raven bringing the world from chaos into the light.  The tale comes from the West Coast Indigenous tradition and will feature Saskatoon actor Carol Greyeyes. […]

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A New Era – SSO and U of S to sign partnership agreement

The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) and the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra (SSO) will sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Jan. 28th to enhance and extend joint initiatives that benefit the cultural interests of the province of Saskatchewan and beyond. “This partnership will advance the wonderful collaborations between two of the province’s most influential […]

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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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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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