Online Encores

We recently wrapped up our spring Online Encores series, featuring free online streams from some of our favourite concerts over the past few seasons. Now, you can catch up on all our performances and Q&A sessions here! 

We’re deeply grateful to our sponsors who made these concerts possible: TD Ready CommitmentWomen for MusicWilsonsAtlantic Eye CentreThe Coast, and Halifax Magazine. Thank you for your support of your orchestra!


Online Encore: Brahms with Symphony Nova Scotia and Holly Mathieson

Featuring Holly Mathieson, conductor
Symphony Nova Scotia

Live Post-Concert Q&A with Music Director Holly Mathieson, Principal Cello Rachel Desoer, and Principal Horn David Parker:


Online Encore: Haydn with Symphony Nova Scotia and Bernhard Gueller

Featuring Bernhard Gueller, conductor
Symphony Nova Scotia

Live Post-Concert Q&A with Artist in Residence and Community Ambassador Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, Principal Bass Max Kasper, and Principal Oboe Suzanne Lemieux:

Listen to the full performance of Haydn’s Symphony No. 104 “London”:


Online Encore: Mozart with Symphony Nova Scotia and Holly Mathieson

Featuring Holly Mathieson, conductor
Symphony Nova Scotia

Live Post-Concert Q&A with Music Director Holly Mathieson, Principal Bass Max Kasper, and Principal Bassoon Gabe Azzie:


Online Encore: Scotial Distancing: Finale | 1991 Pierre Boulez Gala


Online Encore: Disruptor Conductor

Check out the Watch Party Discussion Guide so you and your family and friends can discuss questions and topics that come up throughout the documentary.

Pre-documentary chat with Daniel, director Sharon Lewis, and representatives from the TSO and Symphony Nova Scotia:


Online Encore: Lennie Gallant and Symphony Nova Scotia

Conducted by Martin MacDonald
With Jeremy Gallant, piano
Patricia Richard, percussion
Sean Kemp, violin
Artwork by Karen Gallant

Live Post-Concert Q&A with Lennie Gallant and Artist in Residence Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser:


Online Encore: We’re Not Done Drumming

Featuring Rebecca Thomas, poet and activist
Holly Mathieson, conductor
Laura Sgroi, composer

Live Post-Concert Q&A with Rebecca Thomas, composer Laura Sgroi, and Holly Mathieson: