“Who hears music, feels his solitude peopled at once.” ― Robert Browning
is a year we will forever remember
as a time of uncertainty and isolation, a worldwide shared experience that no one saw coming. But the challenges of Covid 19 brought out the best in us: courage, resilience and a sense of community. We celebrate the spirit of our everyday heroes!
OVATION is a series of concerts in five New Brunswick communities
where a commissioned musical piece, a complementary video montage, and locally sourced writings give voice to everyday heroes in the face of adversity and isolation. An additional 48 outreach musical performances will be presented in six provincial communities.
is a series of concerts designed to bring live music back to the general public and to encourage people far and wide to share with the Tutta Musica Orchestra how music has helped them overcome the challenges of the pandemic.
Ovation also celebrates the power of music. While many turned to breadmaking, walking or reading as a way of escape, music was the universal saving grace for us all. From streaming concerts to drive-by performances, the world found comfort and solace in music during those challenging times.
And so it is with immense gratitude and pride for our community that we invite every Canadian to join us in celebrating the power of music, the signature Canadian sense of togetherness, and the impact of community in all of our lives.
We all deserve so much praise for braving the storm and coming out stronger on the other side. Let’s give each other a standing
The group consists of some forty musicians who are the Teaching Artists of Sistema New Brunswick – a highly successful program of the New Brunswick Youth Orchestra.
These talented men and women are graduates of some of the finest university and conservatory music programs in North and South America. As a full-time, professional ensemble, this group offers something that has not existed in New Brunswick until now.