Authors Articles by Susan Oliver

Articles by Susan Oliver

Susan Oliver
6 Articles
Susan Oliver is passionate about and has worked in the arts for over 20 years. After many years working in the arts in Toronto, she moved back to Peterborough and had the good fortune to be part of the teams at three outstanding local arts organizations: Westben, Public Energy Performing Arts and Showplace Performance Centre. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto, Queens University and Christie's Education, London, England, and is currently doing freelance Communications for the Arts & Culture sector.
Acclaimed Canadian pianist David Jalbert will join the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra for a performance of Prokofiev's "Piano Concerto No. 1" during Winter Passion at Showplace Performance Centre on February 8, 2020. The orchestra conducted by Michael Newnham will also perform Tchaikovsky's "Symphony No. 5" and two selections from Burge's "Four Seasons of the Canadian Flag". (Publicity photo /

Peterborough Symphony Orchestra brings passion and wonder to Showplace on February 8

Pianist David Jalbert joins the PSO for 'Winter Passion' featuring works from Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, and Burge.
One of the finest treble choirs in the world, the 68-voice Toronto Children's Chorus will join the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra for "Christmas Fantasia" at Showplace Performance Centre in downtown Peterborough on December 7, 2019. The choir and baritone Bradley Christensen will perform Ralph Vaughan Williams' "Fantasia on Christmas Carols". (Photo courtesy of Toronto Children's Chorus)

The angels sing with the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra at Showplace on December 7

Toronto Children's Chorus and baritone Bradley Christensen join the PSO for 'Christmas Fantasia', this season's popular holiday concert.
Canadian violin virtuoso Jonathan Crow (left) will perform Johannes Brahms' epic "Violin Concerto in D major" at the inaugural concert of the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra's 2019-20 season at Showplace Performance Centre in downtown Peterborough on November 2, 2019. Concert narrator, musician, and CBC Music host Tom Allen (right) will speak about the relationships between composers Robert Schumann, Clara Schumann, and Johannes Brahms, creating a concert experience that goes beyond the music. (Publicity photos)

The Peterborough Symphony Orchestra launches its 2019-2020 season on November 2

Violinist Jonathan Crow and narrator Tom Allen return for 'Between Us' at Showplace Performance Centre.
The Peterborough Symphony Orchestra brings its 2018-19 season to a close on May 25th with "Witches' Sabbath", a performance of Hector Berlioz's "Symphonie fantastique" (1830) and Franz Joseph Haydn's Symphony No. 100. Pictured is Maestro Michael Newnham conducting the orchestra during its "Classical Roots" concert on February 2, 2019. (Photo: Huw Morgan)

Peterborough Symphony Orchestra season finale features passionate and explosive works by Berlioz and Haydn

'Witches Sabbath' concert takes place at Showplace Performance Centre in Peterborough on May 25.
The Peterborough Symphony Orchestra presents "Oh, to be in England!" at Showplace Performance Centre on April 6, 2019, with works by Benjamin Britten and Ralph Vaughan Williams. British-Canadian violinist and PSO concertmaster Phoebe Tsang will feature as soloist in Vaughan Williams' poignant 'The Lark Ascending'. (Photo: Sullivan Hismans)

Peterborough Symphony Orchestra returns to Showplace on April 6 with ‘Oh, to be in...

Violinist Phoebe Tsang and soprano Melody Thomas will feature in works by two of England's greatest composers.
Cellist Stéphane Tétreault has three times been ranked as one of CBC Radio's "30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30", in addition to countless awards and honours. He performs with the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra during the "Classical Roots" concert on February 2, 2019 at Showplace Performance Centre in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Luc Robitaille)

Legendary Stradivarius to grace the stage with the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra

Stéphane Tétreault will perform on one of world's greatest cellos at February 2 concert at Showplace Performance Centre.

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