The Orchestra
30th Anniversary

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The Austrian Embassy
Violinist Daniel Auner
and Sponsored a Reception
Divertimento Orchestra
April, 2014

Gordon Slater, Music Director
Daniel Auner, Guest Violinist

"Ottawa's best-kept musical secret" 
"A hidden jewel"
"High calibre of music"


Divertimento Orchestra is an Ottawa-based group of 75 musicians. 
It began in 1984 as a small ensemble
playing in someone's basement for their own pleasure and has evolved into a full-fledged
community symphony
under the direction of Gordon Slater.


 J. Strauss, Jr., Overture to "Die Fledermaus"
Violin Concerto No. 5, K219 “Turkish”
Guest Performer: Daniel Auner
Brahms, Symphony No.4, Op. 98

Photo of Lois by Bill Blackstone
Photos by Lois Siegel

Daniel Auner
 Ulrike Butschek, Deputy Head of Mission
and Director Cultural Forum

Concertmaster Shirlee Mays
with Gordon Slater


Bob Brown, President

 Angela Blackwell, Music Librarian

Ted Jones

 Michael Keppel-Jones

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