Program Notes

Program Notes


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Program notes © 2021, 2022 by D.T. Baker (except where noted)




Upcoming Programs:


May 21-28, 2022
ESO Special
The Magical Music of Harry Potter
Matinée performances Presented by Imperial Oil

Saturday, May 21, 2022 • 7:30 PM
Sunday, May 22, 2022 • 2:30 PM
Sunday, May 22, 2022 • 7:30 PM
Friday, May 27, 2022 • 7:30 PM
Saturday, May 28, 2022 • 2:30 PM


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Past Programs:


May 12-14, 2022
ATB Wealth Presents
Cowboy Celtic Meets the ESO
ESO Pops

Thursday, May 12, 2022 • 2:30 PM
Friday, May 13, 2022 • 7:30 PM
Saturday, May 14, 2022 • 7:30 PM


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May 5 & 6, 2022
Brahms & Prokofiev
Presented by Quikcard
ESO Great Symphonies Presented by Lexus of Edmonton

Thursday, May 5, 2022 • 7:30 PM
Friday, May 6, 2022 • 7:30 PM


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April 29, 2022
Glass
ESO New Music

Friday, April 29, 2022 • 7:30 PM


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April 20-24, 2022
ATB Wealth Presents
John Williams' Greatest Hits
(ESO Special)

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 • 7:30 PM
Thursday, April 21, 2022 • 7:30 PM
Friday, April 22, 2022 • 7:30 PM
Saturday, April 23, 2022 • 2:30 PM
Saturday, April 23, 2022 • 7:30 PM
Sunday, April 24, 2022 • 2:30 PM


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March 24 & 26, 2022
Prior Conducts Sibelius
ESO Great Symphonies presented by Lexus of Edmonton

Thursday, March 24, 2022 • 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 26, 2022 • 7:30 PM


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March 10 & 11, 2022
Tchaikovsky & Beethoven
ESO Great Symphonies presented by Lexus of Edmonton

Thursday, March 10, 2022 • 7:30 PM
Friday, March 11, 2022 • 2:30 PM
Friday, March 11, 2022 • 7:30 PM


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March 3 & 5, 2022
PJ Perry Plays Charlie Parker with Strings


Thursday March 3, 2022 • 7:30 PM
Saturday March 5, 2022 • 2:30 PM
Saturday March 5, 2022 • 7:30 PM


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February 25 & 26, 2022
Beethoven's 5th
Presented by Quikcard
ESO Great Symphonies presented by Lexus of Edmonton

Friday, February 25, 2022 • 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 26, 2022 • 2:30 PM
Saturday, February 26, 2022 • 7:30 PM


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February 18 & 19, 2022
That's Entertainment!
Celebrating the Hollywood Film Musical

Friday, February 18, 2022 • 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 19, 2022 • 7:30 PM


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December 28 - 30, 2021
Hollywood For The Holidays

Tuesday, December 28, 2021 • 7:30 PM
Wednesday, December 29, 2021 • 2:30 PM
Wednesday, December 29, 2021 • 7:30 PM
Thursday, December 30, 2021 • 7:30 PM


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December 17 - 23, 2021
A Traditional Christmas
Presented by Londonderry

Friday, December 17, 2021 • 7:30 PM
Saturday, December 18, 2021 • 2:30 PM
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 • 2:30 PM
Thursday, December 23, 2021 • 2:30 PM
Thursday, December 23, 2021 • 7:30 PM


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December 18 - 22, 2021
Holiday Magic
Presented by ATB Wealth

Saturday, December 18, 2021 • 7:30 PM
Sunday, December 19, 2021 • 2:30 PM
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 • 7:30 PM
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 • 2:30 PM
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 • 7:30 PM


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December 3 & 4, 2021
Handel's Messiah
Presented by Edmonton Symphony Orchestra & Richard Eaton Singers

Friday, December 3, 2021 • 7:30 PM
Saturday, December 4, 2021 • 7:30 PM


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November 25 - 27, 2021
The Four Seasons & The Magic Flute
Presented by Quikcard

Thursday, November 25 • 7:30 PM
Friday, November 26 • 7:30 PM
Saturday, November 27 • 7:30 PM


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November 19, 2021
Arrival
New Music

Friday, November 19 • 7:30 PM

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November 13, 2021
Peter and the Wolf
Presented by Imperial Oil
(Symphony For Kids)

Saturday, November 13 • 10:30 AM
Saturday, November 13 • 2:30 PM

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November 5 & 6, 2021
Mozart & Trumpet
Great Symphonies

Friday, November 5 • 7:30 PM
Saturday, November 6 • 2:30 PM
Saturday, November 6 • 7:30 PM

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October 27 - 30, 2021
Rivers Wide:
From Swanee to sîpiy
(ᓰᐱᕀ)

Pops

Wednesday, October 27 • 7:30 PM
Friday, October 29 • 7:30 PM
Saturday, October 30 • 2:30 PM
Saturday, October 30 • 7:30 PM

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October 21 & 23, 2021
Beethoven, Vivaldi & Shostakovich
Great Symphonies

Thursday, October 21 • 7:30 PM
Saturday, October 23 • 2:30 PM
Saturday, October 23 • 7:30 PM

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October 7 - 9, 2021
Tangos, Romance, and Jealousy
Pops

Thursday, October 7 • 7:30 PM
Friday, October 8 • 2:30 PM
Saturday, October 9 • 7:30 PM

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October 1 - 3, 2021
Haydn, Bach & Wagner
Great Symphonies

Friday, October 1 • 7:30 PM
Saturday, October 2 • 7:30 PM
Sunday, October 3 • 2:30 PM

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