Cecilia Concerts | Classical Music | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Upcoming 2016/17 Concerts

Cecilia Concerts | Halifax, Nova Scotia | YAS Quartet with Artem Kolesov

Artem Kolesov with YAS Quartet

SATURDAY, MAY 27 2017 – 7PM  |  samedi 27 mai 2017 – 19h

Maritime Conservatory of the Performing Arts

Titilayo Ayangade, cello; Artem Kolesov, violin; special guest violinist Mark Lee; and special guest violist Robert Alvarado Switala

YAS Quartet strives to be a dynamic example of diversity and inclusivity in classical music. Members of YAS Quartet hail from around the globe. The quartet began in 2015 in Chicago and its members have performed individually and as an ensemble in several countries – recently finishing in the top 3 of the 2016 Schoenfeld International String Competition in China and as one of the 12 quarter-finalists at the 2016 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. They will perform Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 11 Op. 95 “Serioso”, Webern’s Langsamer Satz, and Ravel’s String Quartet in F Major.

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

Cecilia Concerts | Classical Music | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Afraaz Mulji – Worlds Together

Afraaz Mulji: Worlds Together

SPECIAL PRESENTATION  |  Présentation spéciale

SATURDAY, JUNE 17 2017 – 7PM  |  samedi 17 juin 2017 – 19h

Maritime Conservatory of the Performing Arts

Afraaz Mulji, piano

Young globetrotting Tanzanian phenomenon Afraaz Mulji has lived, studied and performed all over the world. In his Halifax debut, he performs an eclectic piano fusion program showcasing his range, imagination, originality and technical prowess. A versatile multi-instrumentalist musician and composer, Mulji brings together a world of works ranging from jazz standards to lush classical romance to baroque counterpoint. “What a remarkable young man!” –CBC Radio
 
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Cecilia Concerts | Classical Music | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Dominic Desautels

Musician-In-Residence Dominic Desautels & Friends

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 2017 – 7PM  |  samedi 16 septembre 2017 – 19h

Maritime Conservatory of the Performing Arts

Dominic Desautels, clarinet; Stéphane Tétreault, cello; Jean-Philippe Sylvestre, piano

An all-star trio of young Canadian musicians – our 2017/18 Musician-In-Residence clarinetist Dominic Desautels, cellist Stéphane Tétreault and pianist Jean-Philippe Sylvestre perform Beethoven and Brahms clarinet trios.

Un trio trois étoiles de jeunes musiciens canadiens, composé de Musicien en résidence Dominic Desautels à la clarinette, Stéphane Tétreault au violoncelle et Jean-Philippe Sylvestre au piano, qui interprètera des trios pour clarinette de Beethoven et de Brahms.

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Psallentes

SPECIAL PRESENTATION  |  Présentation spéciale

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 2017 – 8PM  |  samedi 23 septembre 2017– 20h

St. Mary's Basilica

Belgian Medieval Vocalists

Belgian ensemble Psallentes, directed by Hendrik Vanden Abeele, is known internationally for the performance of plainchant and has released 25+ recordings since its founding in 2000. Presented at St. Mary’s Basilica on Spring Garden Road. Presented in partnership with The Fountain School of Performing Arts at Dalhousie University and the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.

L'ensemble belge Psallentes, dirigé par Hendrik Vanden Abeele, est reconnu internationalement pour ses interprétations de plain-chant et ses quelque 25 enregistrements depuis sa fondation en 2000. Présenté à St. Mary’s Basilica (rue Spring Garden) en partenariat avec la Fountain School of Performing Arts et le Musée de Beaux-Arts de la Nouvelle-Écosse.

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Cecilia Concerts | Classical Music | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Postcards From France

Postcards From France

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14 2017 – 7PM  |  samedi 14 octobre 2017 – 19h

Maritime Conservatory of the Performing Arts

Cameron Crozman, cello; Hugo Lee, oboe; Philip Chiu, piano

This dynamic ensemble of piano, cello and oboe paints a glorious impressionist tableau of the greatest solos, duets and trios by Saint-Saëns, Debussy and Francaix.

Alternant entre œuvres en solo, en duo et en trio pour piano, violoncelle et hautbois, cette formation dynamique peint un tableau dans la plus grande tradition impressionniste des œuvres de Saint-Saëns, Debussy et Françaix.

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Cecilia Concerts | Classical Music | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Ô-Celli Belgian Cello Octet

Ô-Celli

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29  2017 – 2PM  |  dimanche 29 octobre 2017 – 14h

Maritime Conservatory of the Performing Arts

Belgian Cello Octet

What sounds better than a cello? Eight cellos! Catch this magical Belgian ensemble as they tour through a wide exploration ranging from Tchaikovsky to Strauss, from Piazzolla to Nino Rota. When played together with others, the beauties of this instrument add up, giving a unique, full and exceptional sound.

Qu’y a t-il de plus beau qu’un violoncelle? Huit violoncelles! Cet instrument, le plus proche de la voix humaine, est probablement un des seuls qui supporte d’être multiplié, confronté à lui-même; mieux, les qualités s’additionnent, forment un son unique et plein, permettant toutes les fantaisies de répertoire, de Tchaïkovski à Strauss, en passant par Piazzolla et Nino Rota.

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Cecilia Concerts | Classical Music | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Jane Coop - Giants of the Piano

Giants of the Piano – Jane Coop

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12 2017 – 2PM  |  dimanche 12 novembre 2017 – 14h

Maritime Conservatory of the Performing Arts

Jane Coop, piano

With multiple Juno nominations and an Order of Canada, Jane Coop is one of Canada's giants of the piano. Don't miss her concert of masterpieces by Beethoven and Rachmaninoff.

Avec trois nominations aux prix Juno et l'Ordre du Canada, Jane Coop fait partie des géants du piano au Canada. Ne manquez pas son concert reprenant des chefs-d'œuvre de Beethoven et de Rachmaninov.

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Cecilia Concerts | Classical Music | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Mozart & da Ponte's Don Giovanni

Mozart & da Ponte’s Don Giovanni

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19 2017 – 7PM  |  dimanche 19 novembre 2017 – 19h

Maritime Conservatory of the Performing Arts

Performances by Jeunesse Musicales

Mozart's timeless opera tells the tragic-comic story of the notorious rake Don Juan, featuring Canada's finest young vocal talents and one of Quebec's finest young directors, Oriol Tomas.

L’intemporel Don Giovanni de Mozart est l'un des opéras majeurs de l'art lyrique, grâce à son mélange parfaitement équilibré d’effets comiques et tragiques. Présenté avec une mise en scène d’Oriol Tomas, la production regroupera les meilleurs jeunes chanteurs canadiens du moment.

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Cecilia Concerts | Classical Music | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Dominic Desautels with The Parcival Project

The Parcival Project

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25 2017 – 7PM  |  samedi 25 novembre 2017 – 19h

Maritime Conservatory of the Performing Arts

Dominic Desautels, clarinet; Emmanuel Vukovich, violin; Tina Chong, piano

Our 2017/18 Musician-In-Residence Dominic Desautels leads members of his internationally recognized chamber music ensemble in music at times rousing and at times tender. Stravinsky, Khatchaturian, Srul Irving Glick, and the world premiere of a John Plant Sonata.

Musicien en résidence Dominic Desautels et l'ensemble Parcival Project: mène les membres de l'ensemble de musique de chambre autour de Stravinsky, Khatchatourian, Srul Irving Glick, et de la première mondiale d'une sonate de John Plant.

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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 | Hee Min Choi

Heemin Choi Recital

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4 2018 – 2PM  |  dimanche 4 février 2018 – 14h

Maritime Conservatory of the Performing Arts

Heemin Choi, violin

Multi-award-winning violinist Heemin Choi has performed extensively and has appeared as soloist with Symphony Nova Scotia. Currently on a full music scholarship in Texas, he brings a bit of southern warmth to this mid-winter recital.

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; Marie-Cristine P. St-Jacques, 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 | Jeanne Amiele & Simon Lariviere | Red Piano

Red Piano – Amièle-Larivière Duo

SUNDAY, APRIL 8 2018 – 2PM  |  dimanche 8 avril 2018 – 14h

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; 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.

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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