Carnival of Venice

Eric Paetkau, Music Director
Chelsea Mahan, soprano
Allison Miller, flute
Erin Brophey, Oboe
Dean McNeill
Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra

Filmed, live-streamed, and performed from St John’s Cathedral in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on Treaty 6 Territory and the homeland of the Métis.

The Programme

Sonata Seconda, Op. 16
         I. Largo
         II. Spiritoso
         III. Allegro
         IV. Adagio
         V. Allegro
Isabella Leonarda

Flute Concerto in F Major, Op. 10, No. 5, RV 434
         I. Allegro ma non tanto
         II. Largo cantabile
         III. Allegro
Antonio Vivaldi

In furore iustissimae irae, RV 626
         III. Largo Aria: Tunc meus fletus
         IV. Allegro Aria: Alleluia
Antonio Vivaldi

Oboe Concerto in C Minor
         I. Allegro moderato
         II. Adagio
         III. Allegro
Benedetto Marcello
Arr. Ettore Bonelli

Trumpet Concerto in D Major
         I. Allegro
         II. Andante
         III. Allegro grazioso
Giuseppe Tartini
Arr. David Hickman

Concerto for Strings in C Minor, RV 120
         I. Allegro non molto
         II. Largo
         III. Allegro
Antonio Vivaldi

Order subject to change

This Concert Includes

Violin 1

  • Michael Swan, Concertmaster
  • Zheng Wang
  • Lillilan Jen-Payzant
  • Simon Fanner
  • Joan Savage

Violin 2

  • Oxana Ossiptchouk, Principal
  • Talant Kosmosbekov
  • Drusilla Waltz
  • Ava Leschyshyn
  • Shion Tamashiro


  • Jim Legge, Principal
  • Jeremy Janzen
  • Gideon Weisman


  • John Payzant
  • Scott McKnight
  • Carman Rabuka


  • Stephen Kreuger
  • Zachary Carter


  • Michelle Aalders

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Program Notes

What’s Next

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7:30PM, Saturday, January 29, 2022
Swan Lake
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7:30PM, Saturday, February 26, 2022
Brahms Requiem
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7:30PM, Saturday, March 12, 2022
Accent with the SSO
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7:30PM, Saturday, March 26, 2022

The SSO would like to acknowledge the incredible support of

The Canada Council for the Arts

The Frank & Ellen Remai Foundation


City of Saskatoon

And our special partner for our Italian adventures – La Cucina Ristorante

Thank you to the following businesses for enhancing our concert experience

Jewelry by Allan Anderson, provided by Dervilia art & design
Wine pairings from Ingredients Artisan Market

The SSO wishes to thank

Sutherland Automotive

SaskTel for their support of the SaskTel Symphony in Schools

Dervilia art & design

The Digital Concert Stream is made possible thanks to

The Robert A. (Bob) Steane Legacy Fund
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And thanks to all of our patrons and donors for your incredible support.

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