Upcoming Concerts

Scheherazade

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 - 8:00 PM Conexus Arts Centre

The world’s premier solo percussionist, Dame Evelyn Glennie joins the RSO on opening night for an evening of exotic wonder! 

Brahms Serenade

Saturday, September 30th, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Sunday, October 1st, 2017 - 
2:00 PM

This program recreates the sounds from the opulent palaces of Baroque Italy to the grandeur of Imperial Vienna in an unforgettable musical tour. 

Buffy Sainte-Marie and the Regina Symphony Orchestra

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 - 7:00 PM Conexus Arts Centre

Join us on the journey for truth and reconciliation on Treaty 4 land with Piapot's own Buffy Sainte-Marie.

Carnival of the Animals

Sunday, October 15th, 2017 - 3:00 PM Knox Metropolitan United Church

RSO Music Director Gordon Gerrard leads the orchestra from the piano in a parade of favourites for kids of all ages, including Camille Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals. 

Dancing Queen - The Music of Abba

Saturday, October 21st, 2017 - 8:00 PM Conexus Arts Centre

A night of featuring music lovers' ultimate "guilty pleasure". With hundreds of millions of albums sold, and forty years after being formed, the music of ABBA can still be heard — and seen — everywhere. Joined by performance group Jeans ‘n Classics, the RSO performs the iconic songs of ABBA in all their pop, rock, dance, and evocative ballad glory ... Mamma Mia! 

A Night of Beethoven

Saturday, October 28th, 2017 - 8:00 PM Conexus Arts Centre

An evening of orchestral drama, tied together with themes of heroism and fate.  Don’t miss your chance to hear Beethoven’s monumental Eroica Symphony, and the unique combination of piano, violin, and cello with full orchestra in his seldom performed Triple Concerto. 

Beethoven String Quartet

Saturday, November 18th, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Sunday, November 19th, 2017 - 
2:00 PM

The RSO chamber players light up government house with the return of Music Director Gordon Gerrard as he joins them once again at the piano for this program of works old and new. 

Dvořák New World Symphony

Saturday, November 25th, 2017 - 8:00 PM Conexus Arts Centre

The RSO celebrates Canada’s 150th anniversary with a combination of music new and old!  Featuring Toronto Symphony Orchestra commission Qiksaaktuq with Polaris Prize winner Tanya Tagaq, and a brand new Trumpet Concerto by Edmonton composer John Estacio. Dvořák’s iconic New World Symphony rounds out this program of works inspired by our shared history in this land.

A Candlelight Christmas

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 - 7:00 PM Westminster United Church

This spectacular holiday extravaganza features Christmas carols both new and old, and fantastic original compositions by local Saskatchewan singer and songwriters! Throw on your favourite holiday sweater, grab a hot chocolate, and bring the family along to an intimate evening of beloved music that is sure to warm your spirit no matter the temperature outside!

Music of the Ice: Skating's Greatest Hits

Saturday, December 9th, 2017 - 8:00 PM Conexus Arts Centre

World Champion and Olympic gold medalist Jamie Salé hosts an evening with music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, ABBA, Glenn Miller, Ravel’s Boléro, and themes of Frank Sinatra and David Foster performed by Canadian jazz icon Tommy Banks. Accompanied by footage of famous routines past and present, relive skating’s most memorable moments!

Handel's Messiah

Saturday, December 16th, 2017 - 8:00 PM Knox Metropolitan United Church

Join the RSO for the perennial holiday classic, Handel’s Messiah, performed with transcendent glory!

Brahms Symphony No. 2

Saturday, January 20th, 2018 - 8:00 PM Conexus Arts Centre

Samuel Barber and Johannes Brahms, two of the greatest craftsmen of melody ever, are brought together for one night of music that will stimulate the full range of human emotion. This program includes Barber’s moving Adagio for Strings, and his sunnier and more lyrical Violin Concerto.  The evening concludes with one of Brahms’s most optimistic and joyful works, his Symphony No. 2. 

Mozart Quartet

Saturday, January 27th, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Sunday, January 28th, 2018 - 
2:00 PM

Canadian composer Michael Oesterle’s Sunspot Letters provides thought provoking contrast to Mozart’s perfect miniature, the Oboe Quartet.   


Comic Orchestra

Sunday, February 4th, 2018 - 3:00 PM Knox Metropolitan United Church

Accompanied by a string quartet of RSO musicians, Christopher Hall delights people with beautiful music while making them laugh. Hall takes the peculiar rituals surrounding classical music—and the musicians themselves—and hilariously turns it all upside down and inside out!

Rachmaninoff & Ravel

Saturday, February 10th, 2018 - 8:00 PM Conexus Arts Centre

Pianist Stephen Runge returns home to Regina for a performance of Ravel’s sparkling masterpiece, the Piano Concerto in G Major.  Continuing the celebration of master orchestrators of the 20th century, the orchestra presents Rachmaninoff’s sweeping Symphony No. 2

Cirque de la Symphonie

Saturday, February 17th, 2018 - 8:00 PM Conexus Arts Centre

Back by popular demand! Experience a new collection of breathtaking circus feats and classical mastery.

Brahms & Ravel

Saturday, February 24th, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Sunday, February 25th, 2018 - 
2:00 PM

Romantic chamber music warms Saskatchewan’s historic Government House in a must see concert with the return of Music Director, Gordon Gerrard. 

Requiem

Saturday, March 10th, 2018 - 8:00 PM Conexus Arts Centre

For the first time ever, the RSO is honoured to welcome Grammy and Juno award winning conductor Bramwell Tovey to the stage.  Maestro Tovey leads the orchestra, choirs, and soloists in Fauré’s Requiem, a moving and powerful dedication to those that came before us. Opening the program is a brand new work composed by Maestro Tovey himself.  

Beethoven Grand Fugue

Saturday, March 17th, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Sunday, March 18th, 2018 -
2:00 PM

The genius of Beethoven is showcased in two works that pushed the boundaries of the string quartet genre in this program of aural contrasts 

South Pacific in Concert

Saturday, March 24th, 2018 - 8:00 PM Conexus Arts Centre

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s timeless Broadway hit musical, South Pacific, is presented in a unique concert setting featuring a talented cast of performers from Regina and across the country. 

Tchaikovsky & Mozart

Saturday, April 14th, 2018 - 8:00 PM Conexus Arts Centre

Laying down the musical foundations that would shape the course of history, Mozart is the ultimate Classical master.  Join us for an evening celebrating his work, and the work of those who were inspired by him. The program features Regina born cellist, Blair Lofgren, in a performance of Tchaikovsky’s Rococo Variations, a perfect homage to the composer’s idol. 

Carmen

Saturday, April 21st, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 - 2:00 PM

Bizet’s melodic genius is on full display in this suite of tunes from the world’s most famous opera,  Carmen.

Something's Fishy with Al Simmons

Sunday, April 29th, 2018 - 3:00 PM Knox Metropolitan United Church

Join Juno Award winner Al Simmons and his wacky and off-the-wall inventions in a high-energy show that’s fun for the whole family!

City Lights by Charlie Chaplin

Saturday, May 5th, 2018 - 8:00 PM Conexus Arts Centre

Touching, funny and iconic, Charlie Chaplin lights up the stage with a live film and orchestral presentation of his masterpiece.

West Side Story

Saturday, May 12th, 2018 - 8:00 PM Conexus Arts Centre

This program of orchestral blockbusters pushes musical boundaries to their limits!  The program begins with the RSO's annual side-by-side with the SSYO during Wagner's Die Meistersinger: Prelude. Next, Leonard Bernstein’s groundbreaking Broadway musical is given the full symphonic treatment in Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, and Stravinsky’s puppet burlesque ballet score finishes the season in an explosion of symphonic colour.