Arab & Iraqi Classical music performed by the Maqamat Orchestra
Jung Tsai, the accomplished 2nd Associate Concertmaster of the KW Symphony, will perform 20th Century violin works. Franz Waxman’s virtuoso violin showpiece will be featured, entitled Carmen Fantasie. Other pieces include a work by eminent Canadian composer Elizabeth Raum, called Les Ombres.
Written by Sergei Prokofiev, Peter and the Wolf is a "symphonic fairy tale for children". The narrator tells a children's story, while the musicians illustrate it by using different instruments to represents each character in the story.
Poland Parables, music by Carol Ann Weaver, is a set of pieces based on text by Canadian Mennonite writer Connie Braun who recounted difficult, impossible, and heart-rending stories from her own family members during WWII, Poland — stories of displacement, trauma, loss, and hardship.
The fall program explores themes of light and night in music that spans five hundred years, written by composers such as Palestrina, Josquin and Victoria of the Renaissance and Eric Whitacre, Ēriks Ešenvalds, and Sarah Quartel of our own time.
Come and join the University Choir as they explore themes of winter through works by G.F. Handel, Randall Stroope, Edward Elgar, Randall Thompson, and many more.
This concert will feature Concerto Competition winner Garnet Zhao playing Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor with the orchestra@uwaterloo.
A Concert Featuring Canadian Compositions and their composers …
The Fair will be returning to an in-person event this year at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. This year’s event is a shortened one taking place over two days, October 1 and 2 from 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day.
Come and meet Music staff at this event to have your program questions answered!
In order to help Engineering students gear up for final exams in Spring term, there will be a one hour Instrumental Chamber Ensemble concert in the Atrium of E7. Two current ICE groups will be featured. Please join us for a brief respite from your work.