Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Concert Listings January 24 - 30

Tuesday January 24, 2012 7pm Opera - Sublime and Ridiculous. Opera scenes by Alberta College Conservatory's Vocal Arts Program. Music includes excerpts from Mozart's Die Zauberflöte and operettas by Gilbert and Sullivan. Muttart Hall, Alberta College, 10050 MacDonald Drive. Admission by donation to support the student scholarship fund.

Wednesday January 25, 2012 12pm Edmonton Opera presents their 2012-13 Season Launch with musical excerpts by next season artists Teiya Kasahara and Ileana Montalbetti. Go to the pedway between City Centre Mall east and west near Tim Hortons. jelenabojic@edmontonopera.com

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 8pm Rossetti String Quartet – Henry Gonnier, violin, Sara Parkins, violin, Thomas Diener, viola, Eric Gaenslen, cello, with Rina Dokshitsky, piano. Dvorak, Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 5, Franck, Piano Quintet in F minor, M. 7. Convocation Hall, UofA. Tickets - Tix on the Square, The Gramophone, or the Edmonton Chamber Music Society. $20, $15, $10.

Friday January 27, 2012 7:30pm and January 28 8pm Edmonton Symphony, Gregory Vajda, conductor, Alexander Korsantia, piano. Rachmaninoff, Third Piano Concerto, Mahler, Adagietto from Fifth Symphony, Shostakovich, First Symphony. Winspear Centre. 2011Carnegie Hall Info Session, Studio (enter through stage door) 6pm (Jan 27) and 6:30pm (Jan 28).

Friday January 27, 2012 8pm UofA Music – Contempo New Music Ensemble. Convocation Hall, UofA, admission by donation.

Friday January 27, 2012 8pm Early Music Alberta – Gilbert Martinez, harpsichord, Josephine van Lier, viola da gamba. Music - Pièces de clavecin, Jean-Philippe Rameau, la Reveuse et l’Arabesque, Marin Marais. $15 for members, students and seniors, $20 for non members, $5 for student members. Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 10037 84 Av. The church will be lit by candlelight for a more authentic performance.

Saturday January 28, 2012 8pm Edmonton Chamber Music Society presents Joseph Lambert Massart and His Time. Guillaume Tardif, violin, Roger Admiral, piano. Convocation Hall, UofA. $20, $15, $10 tickets available at the door.

Sunday January 29, 2012 2pm Maclab Centre for the Arts, TorQ Percussion. Richard Burrows, Jamie Drake, Adam Campbell and Daniel Morphy. Maclab Centre for the Performing Arts, 4308 50 St, Leduc. Tix on the Square.

Sunday, January 29, 2012 3pm Sixtrum Percussion Ensemble presented by Tonus Vivus. Music – Claude Vivier, Pulau Dewata and Aikea, John Cage, Third Construction, and Iannis Xenakis, Pleiades – Peaux. Victoria School for the Performing Arts 10210-108 Av.

Sunday, January 29, 2011 3pm Trial by Fire - University Symphony Orchestra. Stravinsky's Firebird Suite and Schumann's Symphony No. 2 in C. Also featuring the winner of the University of Alberta Concerto Competition (to be announced). $20,$15,$10 at door. Winspear Centre.

Sunday January 29, 2012 3pm Hymn Festival with the Concordia Concert Choir. Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 10037 84 Av.

Sunday, January 29, 2012 3pm Edmonton Metropolitan Chorus Celtic Connections. With the Keri Lynn Zwicker Celtic Band. Music of Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Isle of Man, Cornwall, Brittany & Canada. Myer Horowitz Theatre, UofA.

Sunday January 29, 2012 7:30pm Les Voix de Ghent, a concert of instrumental music composed by the Loeillet Family in 18th century Flanders. Henri Gauci, baroque flute, Tammy-Jo Mortensen, harpsichord. $15, $10 from The Gramophone, Robertson-Wesley Church office or at the door. All proceeds in support of the Robertson-Wesley Music Society. Robertson-Wesley United Church, 10209 123 St.

Monday January 30, 2012 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.

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