Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra

Sabatino Vacca, Music Director

2016/2017 EPO Symphonic Season

The 2016/2017 season offers six very different but thrilling concerts which includes a performance by the renowned Toronto Symphony Orchesta's concertmaster Jonathan Crow on violin and a Spanish-themed presentation with flamenco dancers as well as the very popular children's afternoon matinee!

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The Etobicoke Philharmonic is hiring

We are currently accepting applications for the Stage Manager and Personnel Manager positions. Interested applicants should contact Lloyd McArton at by April 30, 2016. Interviews will be conducted in May 2016. Interested applicants should provide a resume and covering letter clearly indicating which job is being apply for.

2015/2016 Season

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North York Festival Winners

Friday, October 21, 2016

Our opening concert of the season will feature winners of the North York Music Festival in an array of concerto movements, while the orchestra leads us on a Gershwin journey through the sights and sounds of 1920's Paris. Come and join the excitement!

Oskar Morawetz
George Gershwin
An American in Paris Suite

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Three Masters

Friday, November 25, 2016

A NOT to be missed programme featuring acclaimed TSO Concertmaster Jonathan Crow. Mussorgsky paints musical portraits in his timeless masterpiece. Come and share the passion!

Felix Mendelssohn
Hebrides Overture, Op. 26
Max Bruch
Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26
Modest Mussorgsky
Pictures at an Exhibition

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Holiday Spectacular

Friday, December 9, 2016

Let our annual holiday concert lift your seasonal spirits. Works will include festive favourites along with our popular silent auction. Come and spread the joy!

Claude T. Smith
A Rhapsody on Christmas Carols
Pietro Yon
Gesù Bambino
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
March from The Nutcracker
Brass Ensemble
Adolphe Adam
O Holy Night
Leroy Anderson
Sleigh Ride

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A Karnival for Kidz

Sunday, February 12, 2017

This fun-filled 1 hour concert is a perfect way to introduce young people to the beauty and magic of classical music. Come and experience the wonder!

Camille Saint-Saëns
Peter and the Wolf, narrated by Bill Anderson
Plus performances by the Kingsway Conservatory ensemble

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Viva España!

Friday, March 3, 2017

The sounds and rhythms of Spain have enchanted many great composers. Let their musical impressions warm your soul. Come and feel the passion!

Georges Bizet
Les Toréadors from Carmen Suite No. 1
Isaac Albéniz
Granada from Suite Española, Op. 47
Isaac Albéniz
Sevilla from Suite Española, Op. 47
Emmanuel Chabrier
España Rhapsody
León Zuckert
Two Spanish Meditations
Georges Bizet
Entr'acte (Aragonaise) IV from Carmen
Manuel de Falla
Ritual Fire Dance from El Amor Brujo
Manuel de Falla
Danza Española No. 1 from La Vida Breve
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakoff
Capriccio Espagnol

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Masterworks Old and New

Friday, May 12, 2017

Our final concert of the season will be sure to leave you wanting more. Our programme includes great works from the past as well our prize winning work from an emerging composer. Come and celebrate the music!

Young Composer's Competition Winner
Richard Wagner
Siegfried Idyll
Franz Joseph Haydn
Trumpet Concerto in Eb major
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

See you at the Symphony!