Monday, February 28, 2011

Concert Listings March 1-6

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!

Friday March 4, 2011 7pm UofA music. Premiere performance of new works by faculty composers including, Players for solo piano (2010), dead leaf stirring (2011) Roger Admiral, piano, Scott Smallwood, composer, Seven Movements for Viola (2010), Howard Bashaw, composerIt’s later than you think … (2011) Andriy Talpash, composerStreams (2005), Dorothy Chang, composer, and when suddenly…gradually (2011) Julianne Scott, clarinet, David Harding, viola, Roger Admiral, piano, Mark Hannesson, composer. Convocation Hall. $20 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students, and FREE for Department Pass holders.

Saturday, March 5, 2011 8pm Edmonton Chamber Music Society - Shanghai Quartet. Convocation Hall, University of Alberta. Joaquín Turina, La oración del torero for string quartet (Matador’s Prayer), Yi-Wen Jiang “Yao Dance” – “Shepherd’s Song” – “Harvest Celebration” from ChinaSong, Chinese folk songs arranged for string quartet, Vivan Fung, String Quartet no. 2, Schubert, String Quartet no. 14 in D minor, D. 810 (“Death and the Maiden”).

Saturday March 5, 2011 10:30am Masterclass with Organist David Titterington. Convocation Hall, UofA – FREE for students.

Saturday March 5, 2011 8pm Edmonton Metropolitan Chorus - Journeys from Africa. McDougall United Church. An evening of song, dance, stories and images. 

Sunday March 6, 2011 2:30pm Old Tyme Skating Party with the UofA Concert Band. Clarke Drake arena.

Sunday, March 6, 2011 3pm Robertson-Wesley United Church, Alberta Baroque Society. Baroque Strings - Caroline Stinson, Cello, Erich Buchmann, Violin. Music: Scarlatti/Avison Concerto Grosso in D Major, Leo Concerto for Cello in D Minor, Geminiani, La Folia and Boccherini, Concerto for Cello in G Major. 

Sunday March 6, 2011 3pm Royal Canadian College of Organists concert series. David Titterington (UK). Winspear Centre. Contact Tix on the Square or Arnold Rumond 780-454-3882.

Sunday March 6, 2011 5pm Tonus Vivus - Multi/Media - Ensemble Mujirushi: Helen Pridmore, voice, Chenoa Anderson, flutes, Allison Balcetis, saxophones, Ian Crutchley, computer and found instruments, Piotr Grella-Mozejko, computer, Jerry Ozipko, electric violin, Christopher Payne, video. The Yardbird Suite. Admission $20 (adults) and $10 (students and seniors)

Sunday March 6, 2011 7:30pm Columbian Choirs - Spring Bouquets, McDougall United Church. Tickets $15 at the door or call 780 430 6808

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