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Pianist Jennifer King
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Hear Jennifer provide a refreshing afternoon of evenings on Sunday, January 21st at 2pm, as she performs works from the two centuries of nocturnes featured on her first solo album “O Mistress Moon” within the Lilian… Read More

Thank You For A Great Year!
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I am happy to share with you that 2017 has been a great year for Cecilia Concerts! Our organization has continued its dedication and support to local, national, and international classical music artists… Read More

Violinist Emmanuel Vukovich
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Noted for his unwavering attention to every detail of phrasing, and performing on a magnificent violin made in Italy circa-1700 by master luthier Giovanni Tononi, violinist Emmanuel Vukovich… Read More

Cecilia Concerts | Classical Music | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Explore Our 2017/18 Season

Cecilia Concerts | Classical Music | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Jennifer King O Mistress Moon

O Mistress Moon – Jennifer King, Piano

SUNDAY, JANUARY 21 2018 – 2PM  |  dimanche 21 janvier 2018 – 14h

Maritime Conservatory of the Performing Arts

Jennifer King, piano

Popular Halifax pianist Jennifer King provides a refreshing afternoon of evenings, with two centuries of Nocturnes featured on her new album “O Mistress Moon”.

Jennifer King, pianiste bien connue à Halifax, offrira un après-midi des plus rafraîchissants qui reprendra deux siècles de Nocturnes de son nouveau CD intitulé « O Mistress Moon ».

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Cecilia Concerts | Classical Music | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Heemin Choi

Heemin Choi Recital

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4 2018 – 7PM  |  dimanche 4 février 2018 – 19h

Maritime Conservatory of the Performing Arts

Heemin Choi, violin

Multi-award-winning violinist Heemin Choi has performed extensively and is currently on a full music scholarship in the state of Texas. He brings a bit of southern warmth to Halifax with this mid-winter recital performing works by Ysaÿe, Prokofiev, Bach, Kreisler and more. 

Récipiendaire de nombreux prix, le jeune violoniste s'est déjà produit sur de nombreuses scènes dont notamment celle de l'orchestre symphonique de la Nouvelle-Écosse. Il poursuit présentement des études de musique au Texas et nous apportera un peu de chaleur du sud au beau milieu de ce récital hivernal.

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Cecilia Concerts | Classical Music | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Duo Palladium's Faune & Naïades

Faune & Naïades – Palladium Duo

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18 2018 – 2PM  |  dimanche 18 février 2018 – 14h

Maritime Conservatory of the Performing Arts

Ariane Brisson, flute; Olivier Hébert-Bouchard, piano

Dive into a legendary world where mythical figures from Antiquity are brought to life through the music of Debussy, Bartok and Vivier.

Plongez dans l’univers fascinant des personnages mythiques de l'Antiquité et de la littérature à travers la musique de Debussy, Vivier et Bartók.

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Cecilia Concerts | Classical Music | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Ladom Ensemble

Ladom Ensemble

SATURDAY, MARCH 10 2018 – 7PM  |  samedi 10 mars 2018 – 19h

Maritime Conservatory of the Performing Arts

Michael Bridge, accordion; Adam Campbell, percussions; Pouya Hamidi, piano; Beth Silver, cello

Critics call them “elegant and contemplative,” and “rocking and fiery”. A Maritimer, a Quebecker, a prairie boy and an Irani-Canadian provide a joyous and authentically Canadian musical fusion.

« La musique rassemble les peuples » : venant des quatre coins du Canada, cette formation inusitée - regroupant piano, violoncelle, accordéon et percussions - interprète à sa façon arrangements et compositions originales. Fraîchement étonnant !

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Cecilia Concerts | Classical Music | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Dominic Desautels

A Celebration of Spring – Dominic Desautels

SATURDAY, MARCH 24 2018 – 7PM  |  samedi 24 mars 2018 – 19h

Maritime Conservatory of the Performing Arts

Dominic Desautels, clarinet; Pascale Beaudin, soprano; and Walter Delahunt, piano

Our 2017/18 Musician-In-Residence clarinetist Dominic Desautels is joined by acclaimed Acadian soprano Pascale Beaudin and pianist Walter Delahunt for a celebration of spring featuring works by Schubert, Mozart and Schumann.

C'est aux côtés de la soprano acadienne Pascale Beaudin et du pianiste néo-écossais Walter Delahunt que Dominic Desautels célèbrera le printemps avec des œuvres de Schubert dont Le Pâtre sur le rocher, ainsi que des œuvres de Mozart et de Schumann.

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Cecilia Concerts | Classical Music | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Inuk Soprano Deantha Edmunds

Inuk Soprano Deantha Edmunds

MARCH 2018 – DATE TBA

First Nations Circle, Halifax Central Library

Artist’s Talk with Inuk Soprano Deantha Edmunds
Deantha Edmunds, soprano

Deantha Edmunds shares stories of her background, the history of sacred classical music in Nunatsiavut, along with her influences and inspirations. This event takes place on the third floor within the First Nations Circle. FREE EVENT

MARCH 2018 – DATE TBA

Paul O'Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library

Inuktitut Arias for All Seasons
Deantha Edmunds, soprano; Tara Scott, piano;  Jack Chen, flute; and Reuben Bauer, trombone

Deantha Edmunds performs a solstice-inspired afternoon concert featuring works from her award-winning album Pillorikput Inuit: Inuktitut Arias for All SeasonsFREE EVENT

La soprano inuite Deantha Edmunds offrira deux concerts gratuits inspirés par les solstices et reprenant des morceaux de son album Pillorikput Inuit: Inuktitut Arias for All Seasons. 

MARCH 2018 – DATE TBA

Paul O'Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library

Finding Herself: Harmonies for Her
Deantha Edmunds, soprano

Deantha Edmunds is proud to present a collection of original poems and songs with a lost and found theme. These works are meant to honour and bring about awareness to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. These works also include personal elements of embracing one’s Indigenous identity. FREE EVENT

Cecilia Concerts | Classical Music | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Jeanne Amiele & Simon Lariviere | Red Piano

Red Piano – Amièle-Larivière Duo

SUNDAY, APRIL 8 2018 – 7PM  |  dimanche 8 avril 2018 – 19h

Maritime Conservatory of the Performing Arts

Jeanne Amièle, piano; Simon Larivière, piano

Come visit one of the world's richest musical eras, Tsarist Russia, where Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and their peers created enduringly popular evocative masterpieces.

Véritable orchestre à 4 mains mettant en musique l’Histoire chevaleresque de la grande Russie des tsars, ce duo vous fera voyager à travers les œuvres infiniment évocatrices, entre autres, de Tchaïkovski et Rachmaninov, et les histoires éternelles du folklore russe.

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Cecilia Concerts | Classical Music | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Jane Archibald, Soprano

Jane Archibald Recital

SPECIAL PRESENTATION  |  Présentation spéciale

SUNDAY, APRIL 29 2018 – 7PM  |  dimanche 29 avril 2018 – 19h

Maritime Conservatory of the Performing Arts

Jane Archibald, coloratura soprano; and Liz Upchurch, pianist

Jane Archibald has generated excitement across Europe and North America, debuting many coloratura roles which she continues to perform. Renowned for her extraordinary technical abilities, Jane won the JUNO Award for Classical Album of the Year for her debut solo album. Jane is joined by esteemed pianist Liz Upchurch.

Concert Patron: Shelia K. Piercey

Jane Archibald a généré beaucoup d'enthousiasme en Europe et en Amérique-du-Nord lors de ses débuts et ses interprétations de nombreux rôles coloratures, toujours présents dans son répertoire. Réputée pour sa technique extraordinaire, Jane a remporté un prix JUNO pour l'album classique de l'année. Elle sera accompagnée par la pianiste Liz Upchurch.

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Cecilia Concerts | Halifax Nova Scotia | Classical Music | Cheng2 Duo

Cheng² Duo

SPECIAL PRESENTATION  |  Présentation spéciale

SUNDAY, MAY 13 2018 – 4PM  |  dimanche 13 mai 2018 – 16h

Maritime Conservatory of the Performing Arts

Bryan Cheng, cello; Silvie Cheng, piano

Named one of CBC Music’s 30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30, this brother-and-sister duo have been making music together for years. Celebrated by audiences and critics alike for their artistic excellence, generous spirit, and compelling vibrancy, pianist Silvie Cheng and cellist Bryan Cheng will perform in Halifax as a jumping-off point for their World Tour, premiering work from a new album featuring a collection of Spanish works for cello and piano recorded in Berlin late last year.

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Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Honourary Patron - The Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Season Patron - Peggy Corkum

Cecilia Concerts | Classical Music | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Our 2017/18 Sponsors

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | Canadian Heritage | Canada Arts Presentation Fund

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture & Heritage

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | Arts Nova Scotia

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | Nova Scotia Support 4 Culture

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | Halifax

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | artsVest - Business For The Arts

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | Music Nova Scotia

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | Scotiabank

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | Premier Suites

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner |  Jules Chamberlain - Agent Immobilier/Realtor® | Red Door Realty

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | The Craig Foundation

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | Lang Optometry And Eyewear

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | My Mother's Bloomers

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | Radio Halifax Métro CKRH Oui 98,5 FM

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | Women For Music

Cecilia Concerts | Classical Music | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Musician-In-Residence Supporters

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Supporter | RBC - Royal Bank of Canada

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | Backun Musical Services

Cecilia Concerts | Classical Music | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Our 2017/18 Partners

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | AGNS - Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | Alliance Française

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | Bishop's Cellar

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | Dalhousie University - Fountain School of Performing Arts

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | Debut Atlantic

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | Halifax Public Libraries

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | ISANS - Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | Jeunesses Musicales Canada

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | Nova Scotia Registered Music Teachers' Assocation

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | Nova Scotia Suzuki School of Music

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | St Mary's University

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Partner | Nova Scotia Talent Trust