Album Release "Breaking Barriers"
Friday, March 31 at 8 PM (EST)
On March 31, 2023 the Ontario Pops Orchestra (OPO) releases its debut CD, Breaking Barriers. The album was released on digital platforms in Fall 2022. Three Black women are spotlighted as soloists: violinists Tanya Charles Iveniuk, Yanet Campbell Secades and bassoonist Marlene Ngalissamy. The recording includes concertos by Bach and Vivaldi alongside Holst’s St. Paul’s Suite, and "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" and Symphony No. 40 by Mozart, all led by OPO founder, conductor, and music director Carlos Bastidas.