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Friday, July 4, 2008

North York Concert Orchestra's 2008/09 season

The North York Concert Orchestra with Music director and conductor, David

Bowser will introduce the NYCO symphony chorus season at its season opener,
Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Road.

On Saturday November 8, 8 p.m., the season will open with Richard Wagner's
Die Meistsinger Prelude; Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade (excerpts);
Franz Liszt's Piano Concerto No. 1 in Bb with soloist, Peter Longworth;
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Magic Flute Overture and Ludwig van Beethoven's
Fantasia for piano, chorus and orchestra.

February 21, 2009, the second concert of the subscription series will
feature Laurie Findlay, flute and Pearl Schacter, harp performing Mozart's
Concerto for flute and harp; Felix Mendelssohn' Hebrides Overture and
Tchaikovsky's Marche Slave and Romeo and Juliette Fantasy Overture.

The April 18 concert features Jean Sibelius' Finlandia and Symphony No. 2
and David Bowser's Songs of the Great Land with soloists, Melanie Conly,
soprano and Calvin Powell, baritone.

The subscription season ends June 6 with the NYCO Music Festival winners
performing concerto movements. The concert will also feature works by
Brahms, Wagner, Verdi, Bizet and Puccini.

In addition to the subscription series, the orchestra will present a
Christmas Choral Concert on Saturday December 13, 3 p.m. The concert will
feature excerpts from Handel's Messiah and a selection of holiday carols.
Children under 12 are Free (donations gratefully accepted).

Subscription tickets are Adults $70 and seniors and Students $50. Individual
tickets are adults $20 and seniors and students $15.
For tickets and information call 416-628-9195 or e-mail

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