Thursday, March 22, 2012

Concert Listings March 22 - 26

Friday March 23, 2012 12pm FREE Enterprise String Quartet and the Calgary String Quartet. Enescu octet op.7 and movements from the Mendelssohn octet op.20. Winspear Centre.

Friday March 23, 2012 7:30pm Early Music Alberta Fundraiser – An evening at the court of Louis XIV. Cocktail reception and concert. Music by Lully, Chambonnieres, Couperin and Marais. Jolaine Kerley, soprano, Adam Wead, lute, Josephine van Lier, viola da gamba. Tickets (in advance only) $100 per person which includes the reception. Upper Hall, Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 10037 84 Av.

Friday March 23, 2012 8pm Connected: Celebrating Three Pivotal Composers, Jacques C. Després, piano. Beethoven, Piano Sonata No. 1 in F minor, op. 2, No. 1 Liszt, Nuages gris, Élégie no. 1, S. 196, En rêve, S. 207, Années de pèlerinage, deuxieme année: Italie, Après une Lecture du Dante: Fantasia quasi Sonata, S. 161/7, Debussy, Préludes, deuxième livre, L 123. Convocation Hall, UofA.

Friday March 23, 2012 8pm Celebrating Mozart - Choral concert of music for the season of Lent and Easter. Choirs of Robertson-Wesley United Church, Knox-Metropolitan United Church and the Willan Chorale with chamber orchestra and soloist. Warren Mack, Tammy-Jo Mortensen, conductors and organists. Music includes Ave Verum Corpus, Laudate Dominum, Exsultate Jubilate, and Missa Brevis in D Major, K.194. Robertson-Wesley United Church, 10209-123 St. $15, $10.

Friday March 23 and Saturday March 24, 2012 7:30pm Alberta Ballet, Swan Lake (Tchaikovsky). Jubillee Auditorium.

Saturday March 24, 2012 2pm Platypus Theatre's Bach to the Future - Symphony for Kids. Lucas Waldin, conductor and Platypus Theatre. Corky accidentally combines the ingredients of a magical musical spell and she finds herself on an adventure with some of the world’s most fascinating composers – Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Dvořák, Shostakovich, and more! Pre-concert Activities from 1 - 1:45 pm. Winspear Centre.

Saturday March 24, 2012 6pm UofA Madrigal Singers 25th Annual Dinner Concert and Silent Auction. Sutton Place Hotel 10235 – 101 St. $75 or $500 for a table of 8, contact or 780 492 5306.

Saturday March 24, 2012 7:30pm Festival City Winds Advanced Band and Concordia Community Chorus. Stephen Stone, marimba., Dr. John Hooper, Wendy Grasdahl, and Debbie Rice, conductors. Canticle of Praise, Beck, The Tender Land, Copland, Marimba Concerto, Ney Rosaura.Robert Tegler Student Centre, 7128 Ada Blvd. $12, $10, Tix on the Square.

Sunday March 25, 2012 3pm Orphée aux Enfers (Orpheus in Hades), Offenbach. University of Alberta Opera Performance. Petar Dundjerski, conductor, Kim Mattice Wanat, director. Tickets $20,$15,$10 at door or from the department of music. Winspear Centre.

Sunday March 25, 2012 3pm Alberta Baroque Ensemble - Bach and Sons. Anna Kozak, violin, Aidan Ferguson, mezzo soprano. J.C.F. Bach, Sinfonia in D Minor, J.S. Bach, Concerto for Violin in A minor, W.F. Bach, Suite in G minor, J.S. Bach, Cantata, Vergnugte Ruh. Robertson-Wesley United Church, 10209-123 St. $25, $20, Tix on the Square, Gramophone.

Monday March 26, 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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