Monday, November 21, 2011

Concert Listings November 21 - 28

Wednesday November 23, 2011 12:10-12:50pm FREE McDougall Concert Association, David Grainger Brown, guitar. McDougall United Church, banquet hall, 101 street and one block south of Jasper Avenue (use Macdonald Drive entrance, faces the river). Bring your friends and your bag lunch – coffee and tea are also available.

Sunday November 20, 2011 5:30pm Opera Nuova Dinner Cabaret Series – Vibrant Verismo. Andrew Love, baritone, Michael Marino, tenor, Jessica Strong, soprano. Music by Puccini, Verdi, Bizet and Gounod. Location - Normands, contact for tickets.

Monday November 21, 2011 UofA Monday Noon Music FREE 45 min, student concerts from western classical to world music. Don’t forget to bring your lunch! Convocation Hall, UofA.

November 23 and 24, 2011 7:30pm Moscow Ballet Romeo and Juliet (Tchaikovsky). Jubillee Auditorium.

Thursday November 24 to Sunday December 4, 2011 Peter Pan – A Musical Adventure. Based on J.M. Barrie’s original play with permission from Great Ormand Street Hospital for Children. Music by George Stiles, lyrics by Anthony Drewe, book by Willis Hall. St. Albert Children’s Theatre.

Friday November 25, 2011 All Aboard for 104 Underground with Mercury Opera. Pre-performance party at 6pm with various reception sites on 104 St and Jasper Av, performance on the platform of the Bay/Enterprise Square LRT Station. Darcia Parada, Artistic Director, Alicia Wojnarski, mezzo, Lauren Woods, soprano, Nevada Collins and Jill Hoogewoonink. Music from Saint-Saen's Samson and Delilah, Mozart's The Magic Flute, Delibes' Lakme, and a unique performance of Nessun Dorma by Puccini. Tickets $25 available from Devine Wines and Spirits, Eyecare Group and Armstrong 29 with $2.85 from each ticket to benefit the ETS Donate a Ride Program.

Friday, November 25, 2011 8pm UofA Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Wind Music from Around the World. Admission by donation. Works by Yasuhide Ito, Darius Milhaud, Johann de Meij and Roger Nixon. Convocation Hall, UofA.

Friday November 25, 2011 5:30pm The Foggy Streets of London - Cantilon Choirs 11th Annual Dessert Auction and Concert. Winspear Centre, $15.

Friday November 25, 2011 8pm Edmonton Classical Guitar Society, Johannes Moller, guitar. Winner of the Guitar Foundations of America competition. Muttart Hall, Alberta College. Contact Tix on the Square.

Saturday November 26, 2011 9am-4:30pm Workshop with Canadian recorder virtuoso Alison Melville exploring consort music from 16th century Europe. Registration 8:30am, hall of the Parish Church of Saints Faith and Stephen the Martyr, 11725 93 St. $50 for Edmonton Recorder Society members, and $60 for the general public.

Saturday November 26, 2011 1pm Fall Music Festival Concert - MacEwan University Music. Reception to follow. Muttart Hall, Alberta College.

Saturday November 26, 2011 2pm Edmonton Symphony for Kids, Lucas Waldin, conductor. Pre-concert Activities from 1 - 1:45 pm. Winspear Centre.

Saturday November 26, 2011 3pm Alberta Registered Music Teacher’s Association Edmonton, Contemporary Showcase Gala Concert. Muttart Hall, Alberta College.

Saturday November 26, 2011 4pm Music at First - Four Saturdays at Four. Music for bagpipes, organ and hand bells with David Trew, Joachim Segger, and the Hand Bell Ringers of First Presbyterian Church. Fundraiser to repair the historic stained glass window - admission by donation. First Presbyterian Church, 10025 105 St.

Saturday November 26, 2011 8pm World Music Sampler featuring the Indian Music, West African and Middle Eastern and North African Ensembles. Admission by donation. Convocation Hall, UofA.

Saturday November 26, 2011 8pm Edmonton Symphony, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, conductor , Juliette Kang, violin. Elgar, “Enigma” Variations, Hétu, Légendes. Winspear Centre. 2011 Carnegie Hall Info Session, Founder's Room, 6:30pm.

Sunday November 27, 2011 2pm The Bird Fancyer's Delight - Alison Melville, recorder. Music by J.S. Bach, Telemann, Boismortier, van Eyck, and traditional Scandinavian tunes. Parish Church of Saints Faith and Stephen the Martyr, 11725 93 St. $15 for Edmonton Recorder Society members, seniors and students, and $20 for everyone else.

Sunday November 27, 2011 2pm Edmonton Youth Orchestra, Senior and Intermediate Orchestras. Michael Massey, conductor. Double Concerto , Bach, Overture to Der Freischutz, Weber, Two Fairy Tales, Medtner-Massey, Symphony no 5 (Excerpts), Schubert-Massey, Springtide, Forsyth, Les Preludes, Liszt, Taras Bulba, Janacek. Winspear Centre, tickets $15 and $10. Tickets available from Tix on the Square or orchestra members.

Sunday November 27, 2011 8pm UofA Madrigal Singers - The Rose in the Middle of Winter. Dr. Leonard Ratzlaff, conductor, Dr. Marnie Giesbrecht, organ, Josephine van Lier, cello. Featuring music by Brahms, Britten, Chilcott, Hammerschmidt, Schütz, Sweelinck and Willian. Convocation Hall, UofA, admission by donation.

Monday November 28, 2011 noon FREE Enterprise String Quartet. Music includes the 'Lobkowicz' Quartets, Beethoven op.18 no. 3 and 1. Introductory remarks by Dr. Frank Szabo, Dept of History. Winspear Centre.

1 comment:

  1. I just want to say---I really appreciate your comprehensive concert listings!