Monday, January 9, 2012

Concert Listings January 9 - 15

Friday January 13, 2012 12pm Ciaccona! Italian and English Baroque music. Dawn Bailey, soprano, Tammy-Jo Mortensen, harpsichord, Josephine Van Lier, cello plus surprise guest performers. Includes music by Monteverdi and Purcell. Robertson-Wesley United Church, 10209 123 St. Admission by donation.

Friday January 13, 2012 7:30pm TorQ Percussion Quartet. Morinville Community Cultural Centre, 9502 100 Av Morinville. $25-$20

Friday January 13, 2012 9:30pm Edmonton Symphony, Late Night Romantics. William Eddins, conductor, Kemal Gekić, piano. Music includes excerpts from: R.Strauss, Don Juan, Liszt, Fantasia on The Ruins of Athens, Rachmaninoff, Adagio from Second Symphony, Rossini, William Tell Overture (Arr. Liszt) and Berlioz. Winspear Centre.

Saturday January 14-29, 2012 Seussical (the musical). Young People's Theatre, Shoctor Theatre, Citadel.

Saturday January 14, 2012 8pm Art’s Birthday 2012 – The End of Time (part of a global celebration). Boreal Electroacoustic Music Society (BEAMS) – Agaperaygunexperiment, Phil Jagger, Pocket Universe, Don Ross, Bill Damur, Zombies and Gene Kosowan. Ortona Armoury, 9733 102 St. $5.

Saturday January 14, 2012 8pm Edmonton Symphony, William Eddins, conductor, Kemal Gekić, piano. R. Strauss, Don Juan and Death and Transfiguration, Liszt, First Piano Concerto and Fantasia on the Ruins of Athens. Winspear Centre.

Sunday January 15, 2012 2pm Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Bill Eddins, conductor, Kemal Gekic, piano. Music, Berlioz, Rossini, Liszt and R. Strauss. Arden Theatre, St. Albert.

Sunday January 15, 2012 3pm Music at Language - Richard Van Camp, UofA Faculty of Arts Writer in Residence, William Street, saxophone soloist and conductor, Roger Admiral, piano, Brian Thurgood, percussion, the University of Alberta Saxophone and Percussion Ensembles, live electronics performed by Mark Hannesson, improvisation developed by composers Andriy Talpash and Mark Hannesson. Works include Music as Language by Richard Van Camp, Les 7 Iles for piano soloist and Saxophone Ensemble by Christian Lauba; Smoking Mirrors for solo saxophone by John M Kennedy. Tickets $20,$15,$10 at door. Convocation Hall, UofA.

Sunday January 15, 2012 3pm Early Music Alberta - Scona Chamber Singers, Holy Trinity Church Concert Series. Music from the Sistine Chapel - Italian sacred music of the high Renaissance. 10037 84 Av, tickets at the door, $15 for members, students and seniors, $20 for non members.

Monday January 16, 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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