WINDSOR SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Friday, April 12, 2019
St. Andrew’s United Church, Chatham
WSO Music Director Robert Franz will conduct Haydn’s Farewell Symphony written to protest the long hours his musicians were forced to work. Musicians left the stage one by one until only two remained. The program also includes works of Schubert and Delius.
Founded in 1947, the Windsor Symphony Orchestra is a professional regional orchestra of 43 contracted musicians. It enjoys a national reputation for its innovative programming with a strong creative commitment to Canadian performers and composers. The WSO has established a national reputation for its musical excellence and wide-ranging Educational and Community Outreach programs. The WSO performs a 33-week concert season from September to May. Maestro Robert Franz is WSO Music Director.