Trumpeter taking ISO show to the final frontier

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Journal Staff

The International Symphony Orchestra is aiming to end the season on a high note.

Aaron Hodgson

Aaron Hodgson

The ‘Out of this World’ show at the Imperial Theatre on April 28 will feature performances by Canadian trumpeter Aaron Hodgson under the direction of Maestro Douglas Bianchi.

Among the cinematic numbers on tap are Richard Strauss’ theme from 2001: A Space Odyssey; Jerry Goldsmith’s theme from Star Trek and Judy Garland’s signature Over the Rainbow by Harold Arlen, which won the Academy Award for Best Song in 1938.

Hodgson is one of Canada’s top trumpeters and been praised for his “exquisite musicianship and assured composure” by the international Trumpet Guild.

Hodgson has won various competitions, been broadcast nationally as a soloist on CBC Radio and been a concerto soloist with L’ Orchestre de la Francophonie at Canada’s National Arts Centre.

He studied music at Yale University and on the music faculty at Western University.

IF YOU GO:

WHAT: International Symphony Orchestra presents “Out of this World”

WHERE: Imperial Theatre, 168 Christina St N.

WHEN: April 28, 7:30 p.m.

TICETS: Adult: $35, Senior: $33, Student: $12

available at the ISO Office, 251 North Vidal St., by calling 519-337-7775 or email at iso@rivernet.net