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NSO Last Minute Gift Guide

Still have some holiday shopping left to do? Join the club! Luckily for you, we have plenty of options for the music lover in your life to make gift giving a little easier.



For the person who just can’t wait: Holiday Favourites

We all know the type – they’re in the holiday spirit as soon as October ends and are itching to open something right now. Treat them to our upcoming POPS! 1: Holiday Favourites starring Kaylee Harwood, Sayer Roberts, and the Laura Secord Secondary School Choir. Festive tunes and a holiday sing-along will make this person’s season very bright!

December 18th, 7:30pm
December 19th, 2:30pm


For the bookworm in your life: Invisible Cities

Treat your well-read friends to this concert celebrating short stories – and stories that span more than 1000 nights! Escape to the imaginary cities found in Dinuk Wijeratne’s Invisible Cities, featuring TorQ Percussion and based on the identically titled book by Italo Calvino. Rimsky-Korsakov’s iconic Scheherazade brings the famous One Thousand and One Nights to life with colourful orchestration and unforgettable melodies.

January 16th, 2:30pm


For rockers and metalheads: Deep Purple Rising

This symphonic tribute to the legacy of Deep Purple will be sure to wow the heavy-music listener in your life! Legendary rock vocalist Joe Retta (Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Dio Disciples) fronts a full rock band with symphony orchestra performing music by Deep Purple, Whitesnake, and Rainbow in a way they’ve never heard before.

March 10th, 7:30pm


For those who love to give more than receive: A Donation in their Name

Recognize your loved one’s passion for the arts and symphonic music through a donation to the NSO in their name. Your generosity will honour their belief in the power of music and music education to uplift our community.