Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Concert Listings - April 24 - 30, 2012

Tuesday April 24, 2012 7:30pm Edmonton Opera – Beethoven’s Fidelio. Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, sung in German with English surtitles.

Thursday April 26, 2012 7:30pm Edmonton Opera – Beethoven’s Fidelio. Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, sung in German with English surtitles.

Saturday April 28, 2012 9:30am Gospel workshop with Louise Rose presented by Eva Bostrand, artistic director of A Joyful Noise. St. Andrew’s United Church 9912 148 St. $25 at the door includes the workshop and an invitation to perform at the April 29 concert.

Saturday April 28, 2012 3pm Mr. Majeika and the Magic Organ by Bob Chilcott. A short magical story for children with a pipe organ "show and tell" and other activities afterward. Timothy Anderson, narrator, Tammy-Jo Mortensen, organ. Admission is pay-what-you-can. Robertson-Wesley United Church 10209 123 St.

Saturday April 28, 2012 7pm Mill Creek Colliery Band – Prairie Brass Band Festival. William Gordon, guest conductor. Music includes Where Eagles Sing (Lovatt-Cooper), Maori melody Hine e Hine and Fanfare for the Common Man and Hoedown from Rodeo by Aaron Copland. All Saints Anglican Cathedral 10035 103 St. $20, $15, children under 12 are free.

Sunday April 29, 2012 3pm Alberta Baroque Music Society – Alla Corda. Mark Fewer, violin. Scarlatti, Avison Concerto Grosso in G major, Vivaldi, Concerto for Violin Il riposo, Locatelli, Concerto Grosso in D major, Vivaldi, Concerto for Violin Il mogul grosso. Robertson-Wesley United Church. $25, $20, Gramophone, Tix on the Square, or at the door.

Sunday April 29, 2012 3pm Louise Rose and A Joyful Noise Choir in a performance of gospel music. St. Andrew’s United Church 9915 148 St. Tix on the Square, $12 in advance, $15 at the door.

Sunday April 29, 2012 Cocktails 5:30pm, Dinner 6:30pm, Concert 8pm Resound! Spring Dinner and Concert celebrating 110 years in Old Strathcona. Robert King, tenor, Mark Eeles, cello, Janet Smith, soprano, Cherie Larson, piano, The Schoen Duo and string and choral groups. Proceeds will benefit renovation work in the sanctuary interior. Trinity Lutheran Church 10014 81 Av. $50 ($20 concert only) available from the Trinity Office or Tix on the Square.

Sunday April 29, 2012 7:30pm Edmonton Recital Society presents Katherine Chi, piano (first ever Canadian winner of the Esther Honens International Piano Competition). Music includes Tombeau de Couperin, Ravel, Sonata no. 27 in e minor, Beethoven and other works by Chopin, Griffes and Canadian Composer Alexina Louie. McDougall United Church 10086 MacDonald Dr. $30, $20, Tix on the Square or at the door.

Monday April 30, 2012 12pm FREE Enterprise Quartet – Great Patrons of Central European Music. Sponsored by the Wirth Institute at the UofA. Beethoven String Quartets no. 4 and 6, Op.18 (Lobkowicz quartets). Introductory remarks by Dr. Franz Szabo, Dept of History, UofA. Winspear Centre Lobby.

Monday April 30, 2012 7:30pm The Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences Alberta and the Wirth Institute present Whitney-Leigh Sloan, soprano, and Sylvia Shadick-Taylor in a program of Czech songs and arias. Timms Centre for the Arts (UofA) 112 87 Av.

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