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.

The Other Cleopatra
with Shah Sadikov
Oscar Award winning soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian takes centre stage in a gala evening exploring the sensuous music and life of Cleopatra of Armenia
Convocation Hall
7:30PM, Saturday, September 12, 2020
Traversees - Constantinople

Constantinople & Ablaye Cissoko Five years ago, Constantinople embarked upon the creation of our first concert and album, which they named Jardins migrateurs (Itinerant Gardens). At the same time, they were sowing the seeds of what has become a wonderful friendship, one that continues to grow more and more beautiful. From the start, this meeting and …

Quance Theatre
7:30PM, Wednesday, October 14, 2020
La Chambre
Braden, Darvishi, and more!
The Saskatoon Symphony Chamber Ensemble plays stunning chamber music by remarkable female composers.
Albert Community Centre
2:00PM, Sunday, November 15, 2020
Swan Lake
Judith Yan conducts
Judith Yan leads the SSO through a night of deeply romantic music with Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake, while Shannon Lee stuns in Sibelius' passionate Violin Concerto
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
7:30PM, Saturday, November 21, 2020
Christmas with the SSO!
Eric Paetkau conducts
Eric Paetkau gives us a musical Christmas party full of surprise guests, Christmas sweaters, nog, and the SSO!
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
7:30PM, Saturday, December 5, 2020
Handel's Messiah
William Rowson conducts
Conductor William Rowson returns home to Saskatoon for an all-Saskatchewan team performing Handel's masterpiece Messiah.
Knox United Church
7:30PM, Friday, December 11, 2020
Vibrant Colourful Light
with Dinuk Wijeratne
Composer and conductor Dinuk Wijeratne takes the podium to conduct the SSO and Ed Hanley in his vibrantly colourful Tabla Concerto. The evening is full of dances with the music of Luis Ramirez and Manuel de Falla.
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
7:30PM, Saturday, March 27, 2021
Coming Home
with Tania Miller
Maestra Tania Miller returns home to take the podium to lead the SSO through Tchaikovsky's glorious 5th Symphony. Pianist Godwin Friesen comes back to his hometown orchestra to play Prokofiev's vivacious 3rd Piano Concerto
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
7:30PM, Saturday, May 15, 2021

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