Authors Articles by Sarah Lazure

Articles by Sarah Lazure

Sarah Lazure
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Sarah Lazure is Artistic Producer at Peterborough Symphony Orchestra. Though relatively new to orchestral music, Sarah has a lifelong passion for the arts. She is trained in communications design and project management, and has worked with arts, environmental and service organizations in Canada and the United Kingdom. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto and Fleming College. Visit the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra website at thepso.org and follow them on Twitter at @ThePSO and on Facebook.
Austrian composer Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) created Symphony no. 1 'Titan' as a "symphonic journey that encompassed the whole world." For the first time, the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra will perform the piece, composed in 1888 for large orchestra, at its 2017/18 season finale at Emmanuel United Church East in Peterborough. (Photo: Moritz Nähr, 1907)

Peterborough Symphony Orchestra takes on Mahler’s ‘Titan’ to cap off current season

Orchestra will perform Mahler's mighty First Symphony for the first time at Emmanuel United Church East on May 26.
Soprano Leslie Fagan, who was recently appointed to the Order of Ontario, will perform with the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra (PSO) at 'Requiem' at Emmanuel United Church East on March 24, 2018. Also joining the PSO for a performance of Johannes Brahms moving choral composition 'A German Requiem' will be the full Peterborough Singers and baritone Alexander Dobson. (Photo: Tony Hauser)

March to go out like a lion with Peterborough Symphony Orchestra’s Requiem

March 24 concert features 100 voices of the Peterborough Singers with soprano Leslie Fagan and baritone Alexander Dobson.
Toronto pianist Anastasia Rizikov will join the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra to perform Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" at Paris Bustle & Blue on Saturday, February 3rd at Showplace Performance Centre in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Bo Huang)

Trade your February winter blahs for Paris Bustle & Blues

Pianist Anastasia Rizikov performs with Peterborough Symphony Orchestra on February 3 at Showplace Performance Centre.
This year, the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra is offering its "Hollywood for the Holidays" concert on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 2 p.m. and again at 7:30pm. Both concerts will feature classic Christmas movie music and seasonal favourites. (Photo: Huw Morgan)

Celebrate the holidays with Christmas movie music performed by the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra

Family-friendly 'Hollywood for the Holidays' concert at Showplace on December 9 includes matinee and evening performances.
Acclaimed TSO Concertmaster Jonathan Crow will play the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra at Showplace Performance Centre on Saturday, November 4. (Photo: Toronto Symphony Orchestra)

Acclaimed violinist Jonathan Crow joins the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra for season premiere

Concertmaster with Toronto Symphony Orchestra will perform Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto at Showplace on November 4.
The Peterborough Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Michael Newnham, closes its 50th anniversary concert season on Saturday, May 27 at 7:30 p.m with a grand performance of The Planets at Emmanuel United Church East featuring the Women's Chorus of the Peterborough Singers. (Photo: Wayne Eardley / Brookside Studio)

Peterborough Symphony Orchestra’s 50th anniversary season finale will be out of this world

"The Planets" on May 27 features the Women's Chorus of the Peterborough Singers.
World-class pianist Janina Fialkowska, declared "one of the Grandes Dames of piano playing", returns to Peterborough to perform with the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra as part of her 65th birthday tour. Janina has two connections to Peterborough: she spent her first year of life here and her brother Peter Fialkowski was a well-known face on television as the weatherman on CHEX for more than 30 years. (Photo: Peter Schaaf)

World-class pianist Janina Fialkowska returns to Peterborough on March 25

Canada's first lady of Chopin will perform with the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra at Showplace Performance Centre.
Violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn brings her red Stradivarius, built in 1720 and purchased by her grandfather for $1.7 million US, to "Northern Voyage", a gala concert to celebrate the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra's 50th anniversary in partnership with The Canadian Canoe Museum's 20th anniversary. The evening's program on February 4th will feature music by composers from countries that reach the Arctic Circle. Pitcairn will perform the Sibelius Violin Concerto. (Photo by Joy Strotz)

Legendary Red Stradivarius coming to Peterborough’s Showplace on February 4

Elizabeth Pitcairn and her famous violin join the PSO to celebrate the orchestra's 50th anniversary.
Tickets are selling fast for A Nutcracker Christmas on December 10th, with a special appearance by Peterborough hockey legend Bob Gainey. Contact the Showplace box office to reserve your seats (adults $30, students $10).

Bob Gainey to guest star with the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra

NHL legend will narrate The Hockey Sweater at December 10 performance of A Nutcracker Christmas at Showplace.
Peterborough Symphony Orchestra's first concert of the milestone 2016/17 concert season, The New World, is dedicated to PSO supporter Erica Cherney

Peterborough Symphony Orchestra opens 50th season with dedication to Erica Cherney

PSO music director discusses Erica's special influence and friendship.

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