February 25, 2023

Three exciting concerts are planned for the 2022-23 season, each with one of the candidates for WCP’s Principal Conductor.

Join us on May 6, 2023 for the final concert of the season.

Bohemian Landscape

Saturday May 6, 2023 

7:30 p.m., The Rotunda, Kitchener City Hall

Kira Omelchenko, Guest Conductor

Georges Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 1, “Aragonaise”, “Intermezzo”, “Les Toreadors”

Cécile Chaminade: Callirhoë Suite, op. 37

Anton Dvorak: Symphony No.8

Other Upcoming Concerts


Sun Feb 26; Wellington Wind Symphony Britannia
Andrew Chung, Conductor
Works by Vaughn Williams, Holst, and Gordon Jacob

Sat Mar 4 and Sun Mar 5; Da Capo Chamber Choir
Leonard Enns, Conductor

Sat Mar 4; Brass Roots Reel Music
Jeff Christmas, Music Director
Iconic Movie Music from Hollywood Golden Age to John Williams

Sat Mar 4; Stratford Symphony Orchestra; Brahms and Dvorak
William Rowsom, Conductor; Sarah Pratt, violin
Brahms Violin Concerto and Dvorak Symphony No. 8

Wed Mar 8, Fri Mar 10, Sat Mar 11; KW Symphony; Bohemian Rhapsodies
Andrei Feher, Conductor
Music by Čekovská, Vaňhal; Schubert German Dances, Suk Serenade for Strings

Sat Mar 11; Grand Philharmonic Choir; Chamber Singers Spring Show
Tom Corken, Conductor

Sat Mar 18; KW Community Orchestra; Opernball Dinner Concert
Daniel Warren, Conductor; Caroline Déry, Soprano; Adam Luther, Tenor
Opera excerpts, Dinner, Silent Auction

Sat Mar 25, Sun Mar 26; KW Symphony; Bénédicte Plays Tchaikovsky
Andrei Feher, Conductor; Bénédicte Lauzière, Violin
Kay Fantasy Variations, Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, Kalinnikov Symphony No.1

Sat Mar 25; U of W Chamber Choir Winter Concert
Mark Vuorinen, Director

Fri Mar 31, Sat Apr 1; KW Symphony; Troupe Vertigo
Andrei Feher, Conductor; Troupe Vertigo, Modern Circus
Prokofiev Cinderella, Tchaikovsky Swan Lake

Sat Apr 1; Menno Singers; Rachmaninov’s Vespers
Brandon Leis, Conductor
Rachmaninov Vespers

Sat Apr 1; U of W Gamelan Ensemble; Winter Concert
I Dewa Made Suparta, Director

Sun Apr 2; Spiritus Ensemble; Spring Concert
Kenneth Hull, Director
Peranda Kyrie in C, Steffani Stabat Mater, J.S. Bach Easter Oratorio

Sun Apr 2; KW Symphony; Youth Orchestras
Rosanna Pas, Matthew Jones, Allene Chomyn, Conductors

Sun Apr 2; Guelph Symphony Orchestra; Brahms at the Basilica
William Rowson, Conductor
Wijeratne Letter from the After-life, Brahms Symphony No. 2

Sun Apr 2; U of W Jazz Ensemble; Spring Concert
Michael Wood, Director

Sun Apr 2; U of W Chamber Ensembles; Spring Concert
Ben Bolt-Martin, Director

Fri Apr 7; Grand Philharmonic Choir; Bach B-Minor Mass
Mark Vuorinen, Director; KW Symphony; Sherezade Panthaki, Soprano;
Julia Dawson, Mezzo-Soprano; Lawrence Wiliford, Tenor; Jonathon Adams, Baritone

Sat Apr 15; KW Symphony; Sorcerer’s Apprentice
KWS Wind Quintet

Sun Apr 16; KW Chamber Orchestra; Winners’ Showcase
Matthew Jones, Conductor; Concerto Competition Winners
Haydn Symphony No.75, Various Concerti

Sat Apr 22, Sun Apr 23; KW Symphony; Elegance and Innovation
Alexander Shelley, Conductor; Lori Gemmel, Harp; Kaili Maimets, Flute
Mozart Symphony No. 31, Riho Maimets; Double Concerto for Flute, Harp and Orchestra;
Strauss Le Bourgeios Gentilhomme

Sun Apr 23; Wellington Wind Symphony; The Lord of the Rings …. Finally
Andrew Chung, Director
Johann de Meij The Lord of the Rings

Wed Apr 26; KW Symphony; Tim Baker with the KWS
Holly Mathieson, Conductor; Tim Baker, Guitar and Vocals

Fri Apr 28; KW Symphony; iskwē with the KWS
Holly Mathieson, Conductor; iskwē, Cree Singer-songwriter

Sat Apr 29; KW Symphony; Sorcerer’s Apprentice
KWS Wind Quintet

Wed May 3, Fri May 5, Sat May 6; KW Symphony; All Haydn
David Fallis, Conductor; Cathy Anderson, Cello; Bruce McGillivray, Curator
Haydn Concerto for Cello in C+, String Quartet No. 3, Symphonies No. 22,44,60

Sat May 6, Waterloo Chamber Players Bohemian Landscape
Kira Omelchenko, Conductor
Bizet Carmen Suite No. 1; Chaminade Callirhoë Suite; Dvorak Symphony No. 8

Sat May 6; Brass Roots, Trumpets of Spring
Jeff Christmas, Conductor; Paul Stevenson and Julia Vaughan, Trumpets

Sat May 6; Cambridge Symphony Orchestra, Masterworks II
Sabbatino Vacca, Conductor; Heather Taves, Piano
Cambridge Youth Orchestra,Joy Schuster, Conductor
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3; Schumann Symphony No. 3

Sat May 6; Menno Singers; Welcome Spring
Brandon Leis, Conductor

Sun May 7; Waterloo Concert Band; Spring Concert
Trevor Wagler, Conductor

Sun May 7; KW Youth Concert Band; Spring Concert
Trevor Wagler, Conductor

Sat May 13, Sun May 14; Da Capo Chamber Choir Spring Concert
Leonard Enns, Conductor

Sat May 13, Sun May 14; KW Symphony; Fast and Furious
Andrei Feher, Conductor; Serhiy Salov, Piano
John Adams The Chairman Dances; Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2 in C major
Shostakovich Symphony No. 10 in E minor

Sat May 27; Stratford Symphony Orchestra; Organ Symphony
William Rowsom, Conductor; Laurel Swinden, Flute; Jonathan Rowsell, Tuba; Owen Spicer, Organ
Coulthard Music on a Quiet Song; Koestier Concertino op. 77; Saint-Saens Symphony No. 3

Sun May 28; KW Chamber Orchestra; Melodious Spring
Matthew Jones, Conductor
Farkas Early Hungarian Dances; Schubert Symphony No. 5

Sun May 28; Grand Philharmonic Choir; Water; an Environmental Oratorio
Mark Vuorinen, Director
Martin Water; an Environmental Oratorio; Bruckner Te Deum

Sat Jun 3; KW Community Orchestra; Kiwanis Winners
Daniel Warren, Conductor
Various Piano Concerti