Tuesday, November 29, 2011

REVISED! Concert Listings November 29 - December 5

Thursday December 1, 2011 7pm Alberta College Honour Band, Rita Burns, Director. Solo performances by woodwinds and brass students. Muttart Hall, Alberta College.

Thursday December 1, 2011 7:30pm Cheryl and Bruce Harding, An Advent Evening. Trinity United Church.

Thursday, December 1 and Friday, December 2, 2011 Time? The King's University College Chamber Choir - The Festival of Trees, Shaw Conference Centre.

Friday December 2 and Saturday December 3, 2011 The Tonus Vivus Festival of New Music. Performances by Allison Balcetis, saxophone, Daniel Gervais, violin, Catherine Norris, flute, Moni Mathew, viola, Don Ross, clarinet, Janet Smith, soprano, Andriy Talpash, conductor, Scott Smallwood, sound artist, Wijit, DJ, Reinhard von Berg, electronic artist, MUGBAIT, electronic artists. Alberta College, Muttart Hall. $20, $15 per night, $30, $20 festival pass. Day and evening events. For a full listing of the performance schedule, go to http://www.tonusvivus.com/ or CLICK HERE.

Friday December 2, 2011 8pm UofA Concert Choir - Winter Dances. Works by Britten, Daunais, Jasperse, Tormis and Whitacre. Convocation Hall, UofA

Friday December 2 and Saturday December 3, 2011 8pm A Merry Pops Christmas Bob Bernhardt, conductor, Mireille Lebel, mezzo-soprano, Greenwood Singers , University of Alberta Handbell Ringers, Tap dancers from Victoria School of the Arts. Winspear Centre.

Saturday December 3, 2011 4pm Il Duo - Ron Long, tenor, Clint Hagel, tenor and Gail Olmstead, piano. First Presbyterian Church, 10025 105 St. Fundraiser to fix the large stained glass window at the back of the church. $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

Saturday December 3, 2011 4pm Winter Treasures - from Chopin to Piazzola. Jerzy Kaplanek, violin, Stephan Sylvestre, piano. Presented by the Polish Culture Society. Music includes Chopin, Wjeniawski, Bacewicz, Piazzolla and "Omaggio a Johann Sebastian Bach by local composer Piotr Grella-Mozejko. All Saints Anglican Cathedral, 10035 103 St. Tix on the Square $22, $11.50.

Sunday December 4, 2011 2pm UofA Concert Band - Mostly Mediaeval for Winds. Admission by donation. Works include Variants on a Mediaeval Tune, Norma Dello Joio, Praetorius Suite, Jan Bach, Rhosymedre, Ralph Vaughn Williams, Come Sweet Death, J.S. Bach arranged by Alfred Reed, and Of Sailors and Whales, Francis McBeth. Convocation Hall, UofA.

Sunday December 4, 2011 2pm The Royal Canadian Artillery Band and the Richard Eaton Singers. Capt Eric Gagnon, director of music. $10 adults, $5 children. In support of the Make-A-Wish Northern Alberta. http://www.rcaband.ca/

Sunday December 4, 2011 2:30pm Edmonton Columbian Choirs, Celebration of Christmas. McDougall United Church. Tickets $15, call 780 430 6808.

Sunday December 4, 2011 3pm Concordia Christmas Concert – Concordia Concert Choir, Concordia Ringers, Concordia Community Chorus Chamber Ensemble. First Presbyterian Church, 10025 105 St.

Sunday December 4, 2011 3pm and 7:30pm Alberta Baroque Ensemble, Music for a festive season. Jolaine Kerley, soprano, Mark Wilkinson, bass, Robin Doyon, trumpet, and the Da Camera Singers. Handel, The Trumpet Shall Sound, Torelli, Christmas Sinfonia, Bach, Cantata Jauchzet Gott, Mozart, Missa Brevis in D. Robertson-Wesley United Church. Tix on the Square or the Gramophone.

Sunday December 4, 2011 3pm and 7:30pm Carols and Lullabies - Vocal Alchemy. Music by Victoria, Lauridsen, Gjeilo and Chatman. Saint Andrew's United Church, 9915 148 St. Tix on the Square.

Sunday December 4, 2011 7:30pm Edmonton Recital Society, New Orford String Quartet. Jonathan Crow, Andrew Wan, violin, Eric Nowlin, viola, Brian Manker, cello, with guest violinist Aaron Au. Music includes Blanc Dominant, by Canadian-Serbian composer Ana Sokolovic, Beethoven String Quartet op. 135 in F major, and Brahms String Quintet in G major, op. 111. Muttart Hall, Alberta College. Tix on the Square. $30-$20 and $10 student rush tickets one hour before the concert.

Monday December 5, 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.

Monday December 5, 2011 5pm FREE Hear's to Your Health concert series featuring Andrew Wan, violin, Brian Manker, cello and Patricia Tao, piano. Music includes Beethoven Trio in E-flat, op. 1, no. 1 and Ravel Sonate for violin and cello. Foyer to the Bernard Snell Auditorium, Walter MacKenzie Health Science Centre.

Monday December 5, 2011 7pm Masterclass with the New Orford String Quartet including Andrew Wan, violin and Brian Manker, cello. Room 3-46: Violin Masterclass with Andrew Wan, Room 1-29: Cello Masterclass with Brain Manker. Open to Dept of Music students.

Monday, December 5, 2011 8pm The King’s University College Choirs -"The King of Love". Dr. Melanie Turgeon, conductor, King's University College Concert, Chamber and Community Choirs with Vocal Alchemy, featured soloists and brass. Winspear Centre, $20, $15, $5 (children 12 and under).

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