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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE: The Kindred Spirits orchestra has announced its 2015.2016 concert season

Kristian Alexander

indred Spirits Orchestra
| Kristian Alexander, Music Director
Upcoming 2015 | 2016 concert season announcement

For immediate release: March 9, 2015

Photos available upon request



Markham, Ontario.
The Kindred Spirits Orchestra has announced its upcoming 2015.2016 concert season at Flato Markham Theatre for the Performing Arts. Masterworks by Beethoven, Brahms, Bruch and Berlioz, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Mussorgsky, Glinka and Shostakovich, as well as many others, will once again delight, inspire, move or provoke. Highlights of the upcoming season include Symphonie fantastique by Berlioz, Pictures at an exhibition by Mussorgsky-Ravel, Mahler’s Fourth symphony and Stravinsky’s Histoire du soldat.

Internationally renowned artists will make their début at Flato Markham Theatre: American violinist Andrew Sords and European conductor Miran Vaupotich, among them. The début by two gifted young pianists, Leonid Nediak and Anson Hui, is certain to attract the attention of connoisseurs and music lovers alike. By a popular demand, the KSO will also return to the CBC Glenn Gould Studio for a special concert on July 2, 2016.

With the upcoming 2015 | 2016 concert season, the Kindred Spirits Orchestra is also launching a special VIP Rewards Program for subscribers. Subscription season tickets as well as single concert tickets are now available through Flato Markham Theatre at 905.305.7469 and online at For complete information, visit


The Kindred Spirits Orchestra has performed since 2009, to a great acclaim, sold-out audiences, and standing ovations at the legendary CBC Glenn Gould Studio in downtown Toronto. As of the 2011, the Kindred Spirits Orchestra has also established a 6-concert subscription series at the Flato Markham Theatre, in addition to 3 community-outreach and 2 educational concerts. Led by Maestro Kristian Alexander, the Kindred Spirits Orchestra is enjoying a growing popularity among York Region's residents and continues to attract avid audiences across the Greater Toronto Area.

During the past few years alone, the orchestra has regularly worked with internationally renowned soloists such as pianists André Laplante, Christina Petrowska-Quilico and James Parker, Boston Symphony Orchestra’s principal harpist Ann Hobson Pilot, violinists Jacques Israelievitch and Marc Djokic, cellist Rachel Mercer, and others. Ardent supporter of contemporary music, the Kindred Spirits Orchestra created, also in 2011, Markham Contemporary Music Festival, an annual event that has brought to life great pieces of the 20
th century by Lutoslavsky, Stravisnky, Philip Glass, Honegger as well as by illustrious Canadian composers such as Garry Kulesha, Brian Current, Larysa Kuzmenko, Daniel Friedman, Kevin Lau, Constantine Caravassilis and James Campbell.

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