Remembrance Day Concert
This concert will feature a repertoire of music themed around the wars of the 20th century. Under the musical direction of Maestro Denis Mastromonaco for the The Mississauga Symphony Orchestra and LT Kevin Anderson CD for The Band of The Royal Regiment of Canada, and in collaboration with Heritage Mississauga archives, this concert will commemorate the sacrifice and suffering of the soldiers, victims and civilians during this time. Featuring Canadian Recording Artist David Leask, and separate performances by the symphony and band, the concert will commence with a triumphant march of The Band of the Royal Regiment of Canada and culminate with an ending performance by both the band and the symphony of "The Maple Leaf Forever".
The Band of The Royal Regiment of Canada The Band of the Royal Regiment of Canada is the oldest permanently organized band in the Canadian Forces. Based at Fort York in Toronto, Ontario, the band has continued to serve its Country, Province, and City in many different roles throughout the world since its formation in 1863. The Regiment evolved from the 10th Royal Grenadiers and thus inherits British traditions. The Regiment was authorized to wear the distinctive scarlet uniform of the "Guards" on all ceremonial occasions by decree of Queen Victoria. The Royal Regiment of Canada is an active reserve unit in 32 Brigade and an integral part of the Canadian Forces. Its members presently serve in Croatia, the Middle East, Eritrea, and across Canada.
The Mississauga Symphony Orchestra The Mississauga Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1972 as the Mississauga Symphonic Association, an amateur community ensemble. Comprised of a combination of amateur musicians and professional section leaders, the MSO has earned the reputation as the best hybrid orchestra in Canada. Based out of Hammerson Hall, a world-class theatre that is at the heart of Mississauga's Living Arts Centre, the MSO offers entertaining and increasingly sophisticated programs from the classic and popular repertoires of symphonic music, all performed to the highest artistic standards.
The MSO is thrilled to enter its third season under the direction of Maestro Denis Mastromonaco. Mastromonaco brings with him over 20 years of experience in conducting and teaching both symphonic and operatic groups. He has worked with orchestras nationally and internationally including New York's Orchard Park Orchestra, Czech Republic's West Bohemian National Orchestra, and the National Academy Orchestra of Canada.
Additional information on concerts, special events and outreach opportunities can be found at: mississaugasymphony.ca.