NURHAN ARMAN, Conductor

"A fascinating and striking musical personality."  PRAVDA
"He had everyone dancing on the end of his baton."  KITCHENER-WATERLOO RECORD
"Conductor makes magic" FULDAER ZEITUNG

Concerts in 2019-2020
September 18, 2019 - October 8, 2019
Tour in China
SINFONIA TORONTO / NURHAN ARMAN Conductor
XIAOHAN GUO Violinist
Friday, Sept 20 Shenmu - Shenmu Grand Theater 
Saturday, Sept. 21  Baotou - Baotou Grand Theater 
Sunday, Sept. 22  Erdos - Erdos Grand Theater 
Monday, Sept. 24 Shenzhen - Shenzhen Longgang Culture Center 
Tuesday, Sept. 25  Foshan - Foshan Nanhai Theater 
Wednesday, Sept 26 Fuzhou - Fuzhou Theater
Friday, Sept. 28 Yangzhou - Yangzhou Concert Hall
Saturday, Sept. 29  Qihe - Qihe Arts Center 
Sunday, Sept. 30  Chengde - Chengde Grand Theater
Tuesday, Oct. 2  Harbin - Harbin Concert Hall
Wednesday, Oct. 3  Changchun - Changchun Northeast Asia Arts Center 
 
China Tour Program
SINFONIA TORONTO / NURHAN ARMAN, Conductor
XIAOHAN GUO Violinist
Ode to the Red Flag / Me and My Country 
KA NIN CHAN Salt and Vinegar
HE ZHANHAO & CHEN GANG Butterfly Lovers' Violin Concerto 
YUAN MAO Dance of Yao 
ZHENG YU & MA HONG-YEH Good News from Beijing Reaches the Frontier 
intermission
MOZART Divertimento K 138 
TCHAIKOVSKY Serenade 

Friday, October 18, 2019 8 pm  
Meridian Arts Centre  5040 Yonge St.
PAGANINI & DVORAK 
ELISSO GOGIBEDASHVILI Violinist 
SINFONIA TORONTO / NURHAN ARMAN Conductor
Virtuoso violin fireworks and a lyrical Dvorak masterpiece
PAGANINI Violin Concerto No. 1
DVORAK Chamber Symphony - Quintet Opus 77a
Tickets: $42 adult; $35 senior; $15 student

BARRIE CONCERTS - Saturday, October 19, 2019 
SINFONIA TORONTO / NURHAN ARMAN Conductor
ELISSO GOGIBEDASHVILI Violinist
DVORAK Chamber Symphony - Sextet op. 48a 
PAGANINI Violin Concerto No. 1 

Friday, November 8, 2019 
CBC Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front Street West
MOZART & TCHAIKOVSKY 
SINFONIA TORONTO / NURHAN ARMAN Conductor
MARC DJOKIC Violinist / CHRISTINA QUILICO Pianist
MOZART Serenade 
ICHMOURATOV ‘Letter from an Unknown Woman Toronto premiere 
KUZMENKO "Skartaris" Duo Concerto for Violin and Piano world premiere 
TCHAIKOVSKY Serenade 

Thursday, November 14, 2019
Teatro dell' Opera del Casinò San Remo, Italy 
ORCHESTRA SINFONICA DI SAN REMO
NURHAN ARMAN Conductor
XIN WANG and FLORIAN KOLTUN Pianists
Overture tba
CZERNY Concerto for Piano Four-Hands and Orchestra, Op.153 
SCHUBERT Symphony No. 1 in D Major

Saturday, December 7, 2019 8 pm
Glenn Gould Studio  250 Front St. West
MOZART & MENDELSSOHN
ANTONIO DI CRISTOFANO Pianist  
SINFONIA TORONTO / NURHAN ARMAN Conductor
Two Canadian jewels shine next to immortal classics 
KA NIN Strings Together 
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 21 
BURGE Port Milford Suite Toronto premiere
MENDELSSOHN String Symphony No. 7 
Tickets: $42 adult; $35 senior; $15 student

December 19, 2019
Jury at Unionville Music Academy Competition

January 1, 2020 
Teatro Alfieri Asti, Italy
L' ORCHESTRA SINFONICA DI ASTI
NURHAN ARMAN Direttore
Concerto di Capodanno 
New Year's Concert
Program tba

Friday, January 17, 2020 8 pm 
Glenn Gould Studio  250 Front St. West
BEETHOVEN TRIPLE  
Beethoven@250 
ZHENGYU CHEN Pianist / XIAOHAN GUO Violinist / DANIEL HASS  Cellist
SINFONIA TORONTO  / NURHAN ARMAN Conductor
An all-Beethoven concert,  two all-time  favourites 
to open the titan’s  250th Anniversary year
BEETHOVEN Triple Concerto 
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6 (The Pastoral)
Tickets: $42 adult; $35 senior; $15 student

Saturday, January 18, 2020, 7:30 pm
Barrie Concerts, Hiway Pentacoastal Church Barrie, Ontario,BEETHOVEN TRIPLE  
Beethoven@250 
ZHENGYU CHEN Pianist / XIAOHAN GUO Violinist / DANIEL HASS  Cellist
SINFONIA TORONTO  / NURHAN ARMAN Conductor
BEETHOVEN Concerto for Violin, Piano and Cello
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6 Chamber version

Saturday, February 22, 2020 8 pm  
Meridian Arts Centre, 5040 Yonge Street
MUSICAL BRIDGES
Komitas@150
NUNE MELIK Violinist / BESTE KALENDER Mezzo-soprano 
SINFONIA TORONTO / NURHAN ARMAN Conductor
Composers inspired by their roots, plus two superb soloists 
KOMITAS The Crane (Groong)  
SHARAFYAN Concerto Serenata Canadian premiere  
INCIRCI Three Songs world premiere 
KOMITAS Two Songs  
CHOBANIAN Komitas: the Tortured Soul 
SKALKOTTAS Five Greek Dances 
BARTOK Romanian Dances 
KOMITAS Armenian Folk Songs 
Tickets: $42 adult; $35 senior; $15 student

Friday, April 3, 2020 8 pm
Glenn Gould Studio  250 Front Street, West
CELLISSIMO 
STEPHANE TETREAULT Cellist 
SINFONIA TORONTO  / NURHAN ARMAN Conductor
Welcome spring with four brilliant masterworks
BACEWICZ Concerto for String Orchestra 
SCHUMANN Cello Concerto
GRIGORYAN Spring!
PROKOFIEV Sinfonia 'Kabardinian'
Tickets: $42 adult; $35 senior; $15 student

Saturday, April 4, 2020 7:30 pm, The Machine Shop, Sault-Ste-Marie, Ontario
Algoma Conservatory Concerts
STEPHANE TETREAULT Cellist
SINFONIA TORONTO / NURHAN ARMAN Conductor
BACEWICZ Concerto for String Orchestra 
SCHUMANN Cello Concerto
GRIGORYAN Spring
PROKOFIEV Sinfonia 'Kabardinian'

Saturday, May 2, 2020 8 pm
Meridian Arts Centre 5040 Yonge Street
BEETHOVEN & GINASTERA
Beethoven@250
MARIKA BOURNAKI Pianist
SINFONIA TORONTO / NURHAN ARMAN Conductor
Beethoven@250 contrasts with an iconic 20th-century composer from the Americas  
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3
BEETHOVEN Six Ländlerische Dances 
GINASTERA Concerto for Strings, Op. 33
Tickets: $42 adult; $35 senior; $15 student


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Contact

For North and South America contact 
Margaret Chasins 
margaretchasins@sinfoniatoronto.com
tel 1-416-499-0403
3901 Don Mills Road, Suite 5
Toronto, Ontario M2H 2S7 Canada

For Europe:
Alexander Djinov, President
tel 469-682-1842
fax 972-208-1880
email  Djinov@gmail.com

Nurhan Arman direct

Radio

Burge: Flanders Fields Reflections
Mendelssohn: Symphony for Strings no 7 in D minor
Khachaturian: Masquerade Suite
Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony in A flat major, Op. 118a

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