Beethoven's Harp

Friday, Dec 8, 2017, 8 pm 
Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West            


A Polish violin star, an Italian flute 
virtuoso and a mighty Beethoven

MOZART Flute Concerto in D Major  
PALEJ Violin Concerto No. 1 world premiere
BEETHOVEN Sinfonia op. 74a ‘The Harp’ 

Adult ticket: $42
Senior ticket: $35
Student ticket: $15

Online sales for tonight's BEETHOVEN'S HARP concert close at 1 pm. Tickets will be available from 7 pm on at Glenn Gould Studio 


Musical gems old and new will sparkle at Sinfonia Toronto’s Masterpiece Series concert on Friday, December 8, at 8 pm in Glenn Gould Studio. The concert will feature two outstanding European virtuosi – Polish violinist Janusz Wawrowki and beloved Italian flutist Mario Carbotta returning for his fourth appearance with Sinfonia Toronto. Maestro Nurhan Arman will conduct a program that includes the world premiere of Toronto composer Norbert Palej’s Violin Concerto. Mozart’s Flute Concerto in D Major and Beethoven’s op. 74 String Quartet (The Harp) in an orchestral version. 

Violinist Janusz Wawrowski has performed at the Berliner Philharmonie, Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Grosser Saal of Mozarteum in Salzburg, De Doelen Concertgebouw in  Rotterdam, and in many other prestigious concert halls. He has appeared with Polish National Radio Symphony, Sinfonia Varsovia, Warsaw Philharmonic, the Polish Radio Symphony, Amadeus Chamber Orchestra, Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie, Simón Bolívar Symphony in Venezuela and many other orchestras in Poland, Czech Republic and Ukraine.

Flutist Mario Carbotta has played with many international orchestras like Man
nheim Kammerorchester, Mainzer Kammerorchester, DKO Frankfurt, Sinfonia Toronto, Silesian Chamber Orchestra Katowice, Solisti Aquilani, I Virtuosi di Praga, Archi della Scala, Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich of Vienna, Karntner Sinfonieorchester of Klagenfurt, Thüringer Symphoniker, Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie Konstanz, Loh-Orchesters Sondershausen, the Symphonette Orchestra of Israel, the Orquestra do Algarve and Orquestra Classica de Madeira in Portugal, the Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali of Milano, Orchestra of the Provincia di Bari, Sanremo Philharmonic and many others. 

Nurhan Arman has conducted throughout Europe, Asia, South America, Canada and the United States, returning regularly to many orchestras in Europe. Among the orchestras Maestro Arman has conducted are the Moscow Philharmonic, Deutsches Kammerorchester Frankfurt, Filarmonica Italiana, St. Petersburg State Hermitage Orchestra, Orchestre Regional d’Ile de France, Hungarian Symphony, Milano Classica and Belgrade Philharmonic. 

Now in its 19th season, Sinfonia Toronto has toured in United States and twice in Europe, receiving glowing reviews. It has released four CD’s, including a JUNO Award winner, and performs in many Ontario cities. Its extensive repertoire includes all the major string orchestra works of the 18th through 21st centuries, and it has premiered many new works. Under the baton of Nurhan Arman the orchestra’s performances present outstanding international guest artists and prominent Canadian musicians.  

Subscriptions to the remaining Masterpiece Series are available from or by phone at 416-499-0403 

Mr. Wawrowski's appearance is sponsored by

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