7:30PM, Saturday, October 29, 2022
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
35 – 22nd Street East
Saskatoon, SK S7K 0C8

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Armand Birk, conductor
Iona Whipp, narrator
Kevin Power, narrator

Fun | Spooky | Haunting

It’s time for a spooktacular concert with the SSO! There are many treats, and a few tricks, in store for you this Halloween. Get ready to do the Danse Macabre, the Monster Mash, and enjoy the thrill of the night.

Don’t forget to wear your best spooky outfit! There’s a costume contest in the lobby from 6:30 – 7:30 and at intermission hosted by Maygen Kardash of Sneakers & Lipstick.

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The Program

Halloween Bash

Armand Birk, conductor
Iona Whipp, narrator
Kevin Power, narrator
Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra

Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a

  1. Allegro molto

Dmitri Shostakovich

Rod Temperton
Attrib. Michael Jackson
Arr. Larry Moore

Danse Macabre, Op. 40
Camille Saint-Saëns

Monster Mash
Bobby Pickett and Leonard Capizzi
Arr. Bob Phillips

Night on Bald Mountain
Modest Mussorgsky
Orch. Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov


Clarice Assad

The Complete Harry Potter: Themes from all eight movies
John Williams, Patrick Doyle, Nicholas Hooper, and Alexandre Desplat
Arr. Jerry Brubaker

Symphonie Fantastique

  1. Dream of a Witches’ Sabbath

Hector Berlioz

The Artists

Kevin Power

It began with a childhood dream growing up in Nova Scotia.  At the age of 18 months, Kevin’s first teacher was his mom. Since then, he has gone on to an…

Armand Birk, conductor

Armand Birk is a Bachelor of Music graduate from the University of Alberta, where he studied voice with Elizabeth Turnbull and Shannon Hiebert. Originally from Victoria, Armand’s initial experience as…

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This concert also includes:

Violin 1 – Kim de Laforest, Nova Wong
Flute – Jennifer McAllister
Clarinet – Alyssa Thompson
Bassoon – Sandy Wilson
Horn – Erin McVittie, Samuel Dmyterko
Trumpet – Dean McNeill
Percussion – Andra Wist
Piano – Michelle Aalders
Harp – Keri Zwicker

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Program Notes

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