Events

October 5, 2017 2PM

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Alexander Knopp, violin | Christopher Gaze, host

 

October 6 & 7, 2017 8PM

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Chris Hadfield, guitar & vocals

Danny Michel, guitar & vocals

 

October 8, 2017, 2PM

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Fred Penner

 

November 15-17, 2017

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Elementary School Concerts

 

November 30, 2017, 2PM

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Festivals & Marches

Ireh Kim, marimba | Christopher Gaze, host

 

December 4, 2017, 8PM

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

A Symphonic Tribute to the Music of Prince

 

December 6, 2017, 8PM

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

A Jann Arden Christmas

Jann Arden, vocalist

 

December 8-17, 2017

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

A Traditional Christmas

 

Recent Events:

April 6, 2017

Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Thomas Dausgaard, conductor

World Premiere of my Fanfare: A Sesquie for Canada’s 150th

 

April 28, 2017

Sudbury Symphony Orchestra

Melanie Léonard, conductor

Performance of Fanfare: A Sesquie for Canada’s 150th

 

May 20, 2017

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Sweet Air (Annex Series)

 

May 25, 2017

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Mozart and Vienna

 

May 28, 2017

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Tchaikovsky Discovers America

 

May 31, 2017

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Cirque de la Symphonie

 

July 9, 2017

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Deer Lake concert with soloist Matthew Yep, violin

 

July 10, 2017

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra @ Bard on the Beach

Jeanette Jonquil, clarinet

Archived Events

 

 

April 8, 2015, 7:30 pm

London Classical Soloists

St. John’s Notting Hill

 

April 13, 2015, 8:00 pm

The Blythwood Winds

“Hogtown Round-Up: The Music of Toronto”

World Premieres of three Toronto composers

The Music Gallery

 

April – May 2015

Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra: What Next Festival

Festival Artistic Director William Rowson

April 10, 2015  Festival Preview: The Dark Side of the Flute

April 29, 2015  Cocktails and Culture Opening Reception

April 30, 2015  Concert: Discover the Unusual

May 3, 2015    Coffee With Composers

May 5, 2015    Concert: Alter Egos

 

May 6, 2015, 5:00 pm

Stratford Symphony Orchestra

2015-2016 Season Launch

 

June 2, 2015, 8:00 pm

Sneak Peek Orchestra Fundraising Gala

featuring performances by Hogtown Brass and Conrad Chow

 

June 21, 2015, 3:00 pm

Mooredale Youth Orchestras Spring Concert

William Rowson, conductor of Junior and Senior Youth Orchestras

 

July 30, 2015, 7:00 pm

Ton Beau Quartet performs at the

Toronto Music Garden

William Rowson’s String Quartet No. 1

http://www.rachelmercercellist.com/concerts.html

 

October 3, 2015, 7:30 pm

Stratford Symphony Orchestra

“New Beginnings”

October 30, 2015, 7:30 pm

Sneak Peek Orchestra

Barber and Dvorak

Calvin Presbyterian Church, Toronto

William Rowson, Victor Cheng, conductors

Conrad Chow, violin

November 5-6, 2015

Ontario Strings Association Youth Orchestra concerts

William Rowson, conductor

November 14, 2015, 7:30 pm

Stratford Symphony Orchestra

“Organ Fantasy” featuring guest artist Andrew Adair

William Rowson, conductor

 

November 14-25, 2015

Mercer-Chung duo tour of British Columbia and the Yukon territory

Performing the Sonata for Cello and Piano by William Rowson

 

December 19, 2015, 7:30 pm

Stratford Symphony Orchestra

Choral Christmas Concert

William Rowson, conductor

 

December 20, 2015, 3:00 pm

Mooredale Youth Orchestras December Concert

William Rowson, conductor of the Intermediate and Senior Youth Orchestras

 

January 23, 2016, 7:30 pm

Stratford Symphony Orchestra

Celtic Celebration

Guest artists: Dan Stacey and the Black Swans, Cedric Smith

William Rowson, conductor

 

February 9, 2016, 8:00

Recital of works by Dean Burry

Victoria Chapel, Toronto

William Rowson, conductor

 

February 20, 2016, 6:30 pm, Ottawa

The 2016 Viennese Winter Ball, with the

Thirteen Strings Chamber Orchestra

 

March 6, 2016, 3:00 pm

Orchestra Toronto

Shamrocks at the Symphony

Guest Conductor William Rowson

 

March 20, 2016, 3:00 pm

Mooredale Youth Orchestras  Concert

William Rowson, conductor of the Intermediate and Senior Youth Orchestras

 

April 9, 2016, 7:30 pm

Stratford Symphony Orchestra

Spring Classics

Sandra Morgensen, pianist

William Rowson, conductor

 

May 3 & 4, 2016, 8:00 pm

Talisker Players

“Cross’d by the Stars” – Stories of star-crossed lovers

Guest artists:Krisztina Szabó, mezzo soprano; Aaron Durand, baritone;

Stewart Arnott, reader; William Rowson, conductor

 

May 14, 2016, 7:30 pm

Stratford Symphony Orchestra

Canada, Eh?

Guest artists: Sean Arbuckle, Barbara Dunn-Prosser, David Keeley, Claire Lautier, Monique Lund

William Rowson, conductor

 

May 18-27, 2016

Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra

What Next Festival of New Music

A cabaret performance on May 27 will include my short opera “The Virgin Charlie”.

 

Sunday June 19, 2016, 3:00 pm

Mooredale Youth Orchestras Spring Concert

William Rowson, conductor of the Intermediate and Senior Youth Orchestras

 

Monday July 18, 2016, 7:30 pm

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra at Bard on the Beach:

Mozart’s Jupiter

 

Saturday September 17, 2016, 7:30 pm

Stratford Symphony Orchestra

Celebrating Shakespeare

Thursday October 6, 2016, 2:00 pm

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

The Look of Love

 

Thursday November 17, 2016 2:00 pm

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

From Russia with Love

 

Sunday November 20, 2016, 2:00 pm

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Wall to Wall Percussion