The 2019-2020 Season has a lot in store for central Alberta.  The Main Series will deliver seven concerts with programming ranging from Pachelbel to Lapalme, to music from Broadway.  You can download the 2019-2020 Season booklet by clicking here.












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POSTPONED UNTIL SEPT 12, 2020: Water Music | April 18, 2020 | Gaetz Memorial United Church

Presented by the RDSO, Rosa Barroca returns with a full complement of winds to present audience favourites from the Baroque period, such as the Pachelbel Canon and the Suites from Handel’s Water Music.

Presenting Rosa Barocca

PACHELBEL: Canon and Gigue

Zelenka: Hipocondrie a 7 Concertanti

Vivaldi: Mandolin Concerto in C major

HANDEL: Water Music


Finale Friday | FRIDAY, June 5, 2020 | RDC Arts Centre

Witness Corey Hamm’s triumphant return to the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra. He will wow us with an energetic performance of Bartók’s Piano Concerto No. 2. Also on the program will be RDSO's concerto competition winner from Red Deer's 2019 Festival of the Performing Arts, Kathryn Fakeley. This incredible young cellist will be performing a movement of the Kabalevsky cello concerto. The evening will end with the 1812 Overture by Tchaikovsky. It will be a sound spectacular! 

Featuring Corey Hamm, Piano & 2019 Red Deer Festival of Performing Arts Winner Kathryn Fakeley, Cello

BARTÓK: Piano Concerto No. 2

KABALEVSKY: Cello Concerto

TCHAIKOVSKY: 1812 Overture

Previously in the 2019-2020 season... 

We The North | October 5, 2019 | RDC Arts Centre

Come hear music from Canada, Russia, Finland and Norway. Though conceived in icy cold climates, don't be fooled - this music is still full of warmth. The first concert of the season will feature the newly appointed principal cellist of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Arnold Choi, in the highly demanding and exciting Sinfonia Concertante by Prokofiev.

Featuring Arnold Choi, Cello

PROKOFIEV: Sinfonia Concertante

SIBELIUS: Finlandia

GRIEG: Peer Gynt Suite


Czech Out These Bohemians | November 2, 2019 | RDC Arts Centre

Let Czech-born Edmontonian Zuzana Simurdova delight you in the very entertaining piano concertino by Bohuslav Martinů. And because there is no such thing as having too much Dvořák in life, this program will further visit the Bohemian countryside with his celebrated Serenade for Strings.

Featuring Zuzana Simurdova, Piano


MARTINŮ: Piano Concertino

DVOŘÁK: Serenade for Strings

Stringing The Holidays Together | December 7, 2019 | RDC Arts Centre

A concert for strings only, featuring the Rosedale Valley Strings Youth Orchestra playing alongside the RDSO’s string sections. This concert will feature a variety of Christmas favourites and a surprise or two.

Featuring Rosedale Valley Strings | Conductor Naomi Delafield

On Broadway | January 25, 2020 | RDC Arts Centre

The musical stage will come alive! This exciting pops concert will feature music ranging from old chestnuts to newly minted classics. From Cole Porter to Elton John, and Rogers & Hammerstein to Andrew Lloyd Webber, there will be something for everyone.

Selections From:

Rogers & Hammerstein: The Sound of Music; Cole Porter: Kiss me Kate; Claude Schönberg: Les Misérables; Elton John: The Lion King; Frederick Loewe: My Fair Lady; Stephen Sondheim: “A Little Night Music”; Pasek and Paul: The Greatest Showman; Stephen Schwartz: Wicked; Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story; Andrew Lloyd Webber: Phantom of the Opera

Canada On Canvas | February 22, 2020 | RDC Arts Centre

An all-Canadian tribute to the visual arts. Among works by Somers (on Picasso) and Korndorf (on Maud Lewis), there will be an exciting new premiere. Our very own Claude Lapalme is composing an important new work to celebrate and commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Group of Seven.

Featuring the premiere of the "Group of Seven Suite" by Claude Lapalme

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