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Montréal’s Palladium Duo
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Ambassadors of a highly unique artistic approach to classical music, flutist Ariane Brisson and pianist Olivier Hébert-Bouchard formed Palladium Duo three years ago, and now the highly-accomplished…… Read More

Violinist Heemin Choi
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For his Halifax recital, Choi will perform Recitative and Scherzo by Fritz Kreisler, Sonata for Solo Violin by Sergei Prokofiev, “Andante” and “Allegro” by J. S. Bach and Eugène Ysaÿe’s Sonata No. 2… Read More

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

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

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

Ladom Ensemble

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

NEW LOCATION Paul O'Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library

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

Embodying inspirations from Argentinean jazz/classical tango, Serbian folk dance, and Persian classical dulcimer, Ladom Ensemble expresses an authentically Canadian fusion. 

Puisant son inspiration du tango classique ou jazz argentin, en passant par les danses populaires serbes ou le dulcimer persan, l'Ensemble Ladom incarne une fusion des genres toute canadienne.

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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

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

Renowned for her extraordinary technical abilities, the star of opera stages around the world performs a rare recital in Halifax with esteemed pianist Liz Upchurch.

Concert Patron: Shelia K. Piercey

Réputée pour son extraordinaire technique, et vedette sur de nombreuses scènes internationales, Jane Archibald offrira un récital unique à Halifax, accompagnée de 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 perform in Halifax as a jumping-off point for their world tour showcasing music from their new album of Spanish music. In addition, they will perform a recently commissioned work with a special Maritimes connection.

Ce duo frère/sœur fait partie de la sélection 2017 de CBC des 30 musiciens classiques de moins de 30 ans les plus prometteurs. Très appréciés à la fois par le public et les critiques pour leur excellence, leur générosité et leur éclat, Silvie Cheng (piano) et Bryan Cheng (violoncelle) lanceront leur tournée internationale à Halifax où ils joueront des œuvres extraites de leur dernier album de musique espagnole. De plus, ils interpréteront une œuvre récemment commissionnée avec un lien tout particulier avec la région des Maritimes.

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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 | The Coast - Halifax's Weekly

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