poppies painting by Katherine RothLocal artist Katherine Roth painted this image of poppies after visiting Vimy Ridge in France, site of a major WWI battle.

Concert to recall sacrifices of Great War

Several UWindsor faculty, alumni, and students are among the performers in the Windsor Classic Chorale, led by choir director Bruce Kotowich in concerts this weekend with the Windsor Symphony Orchestra commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War.

The orchestra has created a program of remembrance and hope, including a composition based on poet Wilfred Owen’s Move Him into the Sun.

Marking the first time Dr. Kotowich has conducted the Windsor Symphony Orchestra and chorale in concert, “1918 Remembered” is offered in two performances:

  • 7:30 p.m. Saturday, November 10, at Leamington United Mennonite Church
  • 2:30 p.m. Sunday, November 11, in the Heritage Auditorium, Assumption Hall

Tickets are available for purchase online at www.windsorsymphony.com, in person from the box office at 121 University Avenue West, or by phone at 519-973-1238, ext. 2.