Lions Gate Sinfonia 2016/17 Season

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The Great Classics

Saturday, October 1, 2016 (7:30pm)

Our season opens with one of Canada’s finest pianists, Libby Yu. She will be playing one of the great piano masterpieces, "Piano Concerto #1 in e minor", by the ultimate romantic composer, Frederic Chopin. To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday we open the concert with a new fanfare by our Composer-in-Residence, Michael Conway Baker. Libby Yu will also perform the well-known Chinese folk song “Colourful Clouds Chasing the Moon” and the Sinfonia will perform the "Italian Symphony #4" by Mendelssohn.

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The Gypsy Romance
Saturday, November 5, 2016 (7:30pm)

The Lions Gate Youth Orchestra will be joining the Sinfonia for this beautiful night of music, including Mozart's "Jupiter Symphony" and Brahms’ "Hungarian Dances". The fabulous violinist, Patricia Shih, who has been on the Vancouver musical scene for decades, will join us on stage to perform Bach's "Concerto for Two Violins" and Mozart's "Sinfonia Concertante". She will also perform one of the most heart –wrenchingly beautiful works for violin, “Canticle for an Angel”, which was written for her by Michael Conway Baker.

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A Family Sinfonia Christmas... Sleighride
Saturday, December 17, 2016 (7:30pm)

The Christmas performance will see a return to mostly classical music, some sing-alongs and two amazing singers. Mezzo-Soprano, Ingrid Mapson & Baritone Andrew Greenwood. This will be a beautiful family festive show with music by Leopold Mozart, Handel & Canada's Michael Conway Baker.

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Tugging at the Heart Strings
Saturday, January 28, 2017 (7:30pm)

Lions Gate Sinfonia will play Canadian Folk Song Suite, Mozart's "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" and Dvorak's "String Serenade". The orchestra will be joined by some fabulous special guests, stay tuned, details to be announced shortly.

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Spring at Last
Saturday, April 22, 2017 (7:30pm)

This concert will celebrate Earth Day, starting with Michael Conway Baker's "Planet for the Taking". Pro Arte dancers will perform with the Sinfonia on Chopin's "Les Sylphides”. The concert will also include Beethoven’s “Pastoral Symphony”.

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