Flight of “Phantasy”

22 December 2023 - 7:30 pm Hilldale Lutheran Church



Celebrate the rich legacy of British classical music, and the enduring influence of Charles Villers Stanford on the development of these great composers.

Jacob – Five Bagatelles
I. Holst – Phantasy Quartet
Schafer – String Quartet No.12
G. Holst – Wind Quintet in Ab Major
Coleridge Taylor – Nonet in F minor


TBSO Musicians

Gordon Jacob’s “5 Bagatelles” is a delightful and light-hearted piece, with a charming mix of traditional and modern elements. Imogen Holst’s “Phantasy Quartet” showcases the composer’s skillful use of counterpoint, creating a rich tapestry of sound. R. Murray Schafer’s “String Quartet No. 12” is a mesmerizing work that explores the range of sonic possibilities of the string quartet. Gustav Holst’s “Wind Quintet in A-Flat Major” demonstrates the composer’s mastery of harmony and counterpoint, and Coleridge Taylor’s “Nonet in f minor” is soulful and evocative, showcasing the composer’s ability to mix folk and classical music.

Funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.