Monday, April 30, 2012

Concert Listings April 30 - May 6

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.

Friday May 4, 2012 7:30pm and Saturday May 5 8pm Edmonton Symphony Orchestra – Dreaming of Carnegie. William Eddins, conductor, Jens Lindemann, trumpet, Angela Cheng, piano, Juliette Kang, violin, Denise Djokic, cello. Estacio, Triple Concerto, Gilliand, Dreaming of the Masters III for Trumpet, Martinu, First Symphony, and Rival, Lullaby. Winspear Centre.

Friday May 4, 2012 8pm Excentrica Women’s Choir – 10th Anniversary Concert. All Saints’ Anglican Cathedral 10035 103 St. Tickets available at Tix on the Square and from choir members.

Saturday May 5, 2012 7:30pm Festival Singers – Puttin’ on the Ritz. Broadway and TV tunes. Heather Bedford-Clooney, conductor, Linda Steinbring, accompanist, Colin McLean, MC. OLPH Parish, 13 Brower Dr, Sherwood Park, lower level. $30 tickets available from choir members. Hors d’oeuvres with a cash bar.

Saturday May 5, 2012 7:30pm Concordia University College School of Music Concert Choir Home Concert. Robert Tegler Student Centre, Concordia Campus.

Saturday May 5, 2012 7:30pm A Joyful Noise – Sanctuary. Music by Bach, Mozart, Karl Jenkins and Allister MacGillivray. $10, $8 in advance from $15,$12 at the door.

Sunday May 6, 2012 2pm Edmonton Youth Orchestra and the Northern Alberta Concerto Competition Winners. Michael Massey, conductor, Mairi Irene McCormack, soprano, Tong Wang and Louisa Lu, piano. Music – Piano Concerto in c minor, Allegro con brio, Beethoven, selections from The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart and Songs of Auvernge, Canteloube, Piano Concerto no.1 in b flat minor, Tchaikovsky, and Symphony No.9 in E flat major, Shostakovich. Winspear Centre. $15, $10, Tix on the Square or at the door.

Sunday May 6, 2012 3pm Cantilon Choirs – Come Ye Singers of Song. New commissioned work by Margaret King. McDougall United Church, 10025 101 St. $15, $12, Tix on the Square.

Sunday May 6, 2012 3pm Da Camera Singers and Spiritus Chamber Choir (Calgary) present Sergei Rachmaninov’s All Night Vigil. First Baptist Church, 10031 109 St. $20, $15 at the door or from choir members.

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