Next concert — Sunday, February 12, 2023

Next Concert

Travelling again

Sunday, February 12, 2023 at 3pm at St. Paul’s United Church, 29 Park St. W., Dundas (corner of Cross and Park Streets)

The DVO will take you on a musical journey in a travelogue concert featuring music from popular vacation destinations — a voyage through melodies as we start to travel again after the pandemic. Music from Canada, Ireland, Germany, South America, France and England.

HAALSA Young Musician Award winner: Gabriel Klassen, baritone

  1. Ludwig van Beethoven: Twelve German Dances, WoO 8
    • No. 1 in C major
    • No. 9 in F major
    • No. 10 in D major
    • No. 11 in G major
    • No. 12 in C major
  2. Percy Grainger: Irish Tune from County Derry
  3. Donald Coakley: Bonavist’ Harbour
  4. Paul Creston: Night in Mexico (Larry Allen, Associate Conductor)
  5. Steven Verhelst: Song for Japan (DVO Trombone Trio ~ Dan Grieve, John Stockton, Steven Burditt)
  6. Jean-Paul-Égide Martini: Plaisir d’amour (Text by Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian, Orchestrated by Hector Berlioz) (Gabriel Klassen, baritone)
  7. George Frideric Handel: Si tra i ceppi from “Berenice”, Act II (Gabriel Klassen, baritone)
  8. Intermission
  9. Charles Hubert Hastings Parry: Symphony #3 in C, (“The English”)

Admission is free. DVO gratefully accepts donations, and tax receipts are provided for donations of $10 or more.

DVO is comprised of talented amateur musicians from the Hamilton area. The venue is wheelchair accessible.

Concert poster

Travelling Again concert poster

More information about concerts past, present, and future →

Dundas Valley Orchestra

Laura M. Thomas, B.Mus., M.F.A., Music Director

The Dundas Valley Orchestra provides amateur musicians the opportunity and joy of performing orchestral music. Musicians of all ages improve their skills and share this talent by performing community concerts and free concerts at community institutions such as nursing and retirement homes.

More information about the orchestra →

DVO Student Composer Competition

We hold an annual student composer competition.

More information about our annual competition for student composers →


Orchestras Canada

A member of Orchestras Canada

Financial Supporters

Ontario Trillium Foundation The City of Hamilton
Ontario Trillium Foundation The City of Hamilton
Ontario Arts Council Hamilton Community Foundation
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Rotary Club of Dundas Hamilton Association for the Advancement of Literature, Science and Art
Rotary Club of Dundas Hamilton Association for the Advancement of Literature, Science and Art