Monday, December 20, 2010

January Concerts

FREE Monday Noon Music UofA every Monday at noon in Convocation Hall.   A different program each week, the Monday Noon Music series features everything from western classical to world music. This quick 45-minute concert leaves you just enough time to get back to class or the office before the noon hour’s even over. Don't forget your lunch!

Saturday January 1, 2011, 2:30 pm Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre Salute to Vienna

Sunday January 2, 2011 3pm Edmonton Recital Society, Jason Cutmore, piano. Holy Trinity Anglican Church, admission by donation.

Friday January 7, 2011 (Time?) Tonus Vivus - Boulez is Alive -Aventa (contemporary music ensemble) Muttart Hall, Alberta College.

Saturday January 8, 2011, 8pm Edmonton Symphony OrchestraEnmax Hall, Winspear Centre. Gregory Vajda, conductor, Dubravka Tomšič, piano. Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 2, Dvořák: Symphony No. 6, Coulthard: Canadian Fantasy.

Sunday January 9, 2011 3pm Royal Canadian College of Organists concert series. Gregor Simon (Germany). First Presbyterian Church. Contact Tix on the Square or Arnold Rumond 780-454-3882.

Sunday, January 9, 2011 Northern Alberta Concerto Competition (NACC) Final Round (strings, woodwinds and brass), Muttart Hall, Alberta College, open to public, tickets $10 at the door. Contact the Alberta Registered Music Teachers' Association (ARMTA) for more information.

Sunday January 16, 2011 3pm Robertson-Wesley United ChurchAlberta Baroque Society. Brilliant Baroque: Robin Doyon, Trumpet.Music: Torelli Concerto for Trumpet in D Major, Corelli Concerto Grosso in B Flat Major, Hertel Concerto for Trumpet in D Major, Telemann Tafelmusik Suite III 

Friday January 21 to Saturday January 29, 2011 The Music Man.MacEwan Theatre with performers from the St. Albert Children's Theatre. Book, music and lyrics by Meredith Wilson, John L. Haar Theatre. Contact Tix on the Square for showtimes.

Friday January 21, 2011, 9:30 pm Edmonton Symphony OrchestraEnmax Hall, Winspear Centre. Late Night Percussion: William Eddins, conductor, Colin Currie, percussion. Calgary composer Allan Gordon Bell’s Symphonies of Hidden Fire, Rough Music – a percussion concerto by H.K. Gruber and music by Steve Reich, Per Nørgărd, and Matthias Schmitt.

Saturday January 22, 2011, 8pm Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre. William Eddins, conductor , Colin Currie, percussion. H.K. Gruber: Rough Music: Concerto for Percussion, Stravinsky: The Fairy’s Kiss: Divertimento, Beethoven: Symphony No. 4.

Sunday January 23, 2011 11am Edmonton Opera Brunch: The Abduction from the Seraglio Alberta Ballroom, Crowne Plaza, Chateau Lacombe.

Sunday January 23, 2011 3pm UofA music - MACH 4, Bill Street, saxophone, with friends. Convocation Hall.

Monday January 24, 2011 8pm UofA Department of Music Gala Fundraise, Winspear Centre.

Wednesday January 26, 2011, 7:30 pm Edmonton Symphony Orchestra Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre William Eddins, conductor, Andrew Wan, violin, Charles Pilon, viola. Mozart: Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola, Rossini: Semiramide: Overture, Weber: Oberon: Overture.

Friday January 28, 2011 7pm UofA music - Contempo New Music Ensemble, Convocation Hall.

Saturday, January 29, 2011 8pm Edmonton Chamber Music Society -Tafelmusik (Baroque orchestra on period instruments) Convocation Hall, University of Alberta. C.P.E. Bach, Symphony for strings in B minor, Wq. 182/5, Vivaldi, Concerto for 2 oboes in D minor, RV 535, Lully, Suite from Phaëton, J.S. Bach, Concerto for oboe and violin in C minor, after BWV 1060 

Saturday January 29, 2011 6pm Cosmopolitan Music Society Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre 8426 Gateway Boulevard. Cosmo Luau- Join us for a winter getaway that doesn't take six hours to fly to! A Luau dinner, dancing and frivolity! Be sure to wear your best beach wear! Ticket Information TBA 

Sunday January 30, 2011, 2pm Edmonton Symphony OrchestraEnmax Hall, Winspear Centre. William Eddins, conductor , Gilles Vonsattel, piano (Laureate, 2009 Honens International Piano Competition) and Scott Whetham, tuba. Grieg: Piano Concerto, Vaughan Williams: Tuba Concerto, Rota: Le Molière imaginaire: Suite, Dohnányi: Symphonic Minutes.

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