|Agassiz Summer Chamber Music Festival: Brahmsfest 2007 (June 6-15, 2007)
Featuring five chamber music masterpieces of Johannes Brahms
Artists and Groups
Yehonatan Berick - violin
Kerry DuWors – violin
Stéphane Lemelin- piano
Laura Loewen – piano
Jethro Marks – viola
Paul Marleyn - cello and Artistic Director
Sierra Noble – fiddle
Ron Paley – piano
Andrea Ratuski – host from CBC
Anne Robert - violin
David R. Scott – composer
Trio Hochelaga of Montreal
Encore – Vocal Quartet
Manitoba Chamber Orchestra
Single tickets $20, Students $10
Noon Concerts: $10, Students $5
Festival Pass (to all events): $60, Seniors $50, Students $25
For tickets call 475-1779 or visit McNally Robinson Booksellers at Grant Park or Portage Place.
You may also purchase tickets online.
All concerts at Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, University of Winnipeg.
For a map of the campus, please click here. The Hall is listed as number "10" on the map.
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Members of the audience may also use the CBC parking lot on Young Street without charge on concert evenings.
featuring the works of Johannes Brahms
Wednesday, June 6, 7:30
Clara, the Muse
Brahms: String Quartet in A minor
(with readings from Clara & Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms’ letters)
Brahms: Piano Quartet in A
Thursday, June 7, 7:30 Free Concert (collection)
From the Drawing Room to the Barber Shop
Sonatas by Mozart and Beethoven played by Christine Choi (violin) and Max Fleischman (fortepiano), followed by Winnipeg’s vocal quartet, Encore (formerly Korpankennsberg) singing a program of spirituals and barber shop songs.
Friday, June 8, 6:30 p.m.
Emerging Artist Recital
Cellist Brian Yoon (student of Paul Marleyn) and pianist Yen-Yen Gee (Winnipeg born former student of Ann Lugsdin), both winners of the University of Ottawa Concerto Competition. Hear these talented young musicians performing together in sonatas by Beethoven and Martinu.
Friday, June 8, 7:30 p.m.
A Taste of Bohemia
Brahms: String Quartet in Bb
Bartok: 10 Duos for two violins
Suk: Piano Quartet
Sunday, June 10th, 7:00 p.m.
Movie Night - The Red Violin
A film by François Girard
Monday, June 11, 7:30 p.m.
“A man holding a shotgun to his head”
Mozart - Prelude and Fugue #2 for string trio
David R. Scott: String Quartet (commissioned with assistance from Manitoba Arts
Council – prémiere performance)
Brahms: Piano Quartet in C minor
Tuesday, June 12, 7:30 p.m.
Sierra Noble, Ron Paley and Friends
Métis fiddling by Canada’s newest star, Sierra Noble, alongside piano icon Ron Paley, with guitarist Jim Flett and drummer Rob Siwik.
Wednesday, June 13, 7:30
Fauré: Élégie for cello and piano
Lekeu: Sonata, for violin and piano
Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio
Thursday, June 14, 12:00
Emerging Artist Recital
Come and hear violinist Michael Yong perform with Winnipeg collaborative pianist Carole Pollard.
Friday, June 15, 7:30 p.m.
Handel/Halvorsen: Passacaglia for violin and viola
John Cage: Living Room Music
PDQ Bach: Sonata for Piano Four Hands
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor
Reception to follow
All programs and artists are subject to change