Canadian Light Classics
Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 3:00pm
Pre-concert chat at 2:15 with Kevin Mallon
Welcome to our 63rd season. We are pleased and honoured to add our musical voice to Canada’s Sesquicentennial year of celebrations.
Our 2016-17 programming pays tribute to our Canadian cultural roots, our founding nations and the strength of our national character.
Our 3:00pm performance on Sunday, Sunday, April 30th, 2017 in the George Weston Recital Hall honours the music right where you live.
Orchestra Toronto is pleased to present our annual Light Classic’s Concert with a uniquely Canadian program.
It includes the World Premiere of Richard Herriott’s “The Newfie Bullet”.
Read our programme notes written by Terry Robbins.
Kevin Mallon – Conductor
Richard Herriott – Composer and Pianist*
On the Program
Herriott – The Newfie Bullet (world premier)*
McPhee – Tabuh-Tabuhan: Toccata for Orchestra
Raum – Halifax Harbour
Cable – The Banks of Newfoundland
Hales – Theme from The Beachcombers
George Weston Recital Hall
Toronto Centre for the Arts
5040 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M2N 6R8
Renowned pianist and composer Richard Herriott is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading Dance Accompanists, having worked with the Northern Ballet and serving as Guest Pianist for the Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, Lviv State National Ballet Theatre of Ukraine, and most recently The National Ballet of Canada.