|10th Anniversary Agassiz International Music Festival
Celebrating the 200th anniversary of Felix Mendelssohn's birth
June 10-20, 2009
University of Winnipeg
Aaron Au violin/viola (Edmonton)
Katherine Chi piano (Boston USA)
Laurence Kayaleh violin (Montreal)
Fan Lei clarinet (Beijing)
Paul Marleyn cello
Scott St. John violin (Stanford USA)
Sharon Wei viola (Toronto)
Frederic Lacroix piano (Ottawa)
Andrea Ratuski host
Meredith Johnson double bass
Laura MacDougall flute
Susan McCallum violin
Rachel Moody violin
Ben Reimer percussion
Alexander Tselyakov piano (Brandon)
Leanne Zacharias cello (Brandon)
And Emerging Artists Daniel Tselyakov, piano (Brandon); Joshua Peters, violin and the University of Manitoba Saxophone Quartet.
Single tickets: $22, Students and Young Adults under 29 $10
Noon Concerts: $10, Students $5
Festival Pass (to all events): $75, Seniors $65, Students $30
For tickets call 475-1779 or visit
McNally Robinson Booksellers at Grant Park or Polo Park
Or visit our online tickets page.
The 2009 Agassiz 10th Anniversary International Music Festival
(celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Felix Mendelssohn’s birth)
Tickets are available for online purchase here. All concerts begin at 7:30 at the University of Winnipeg, unless otherwise noted.
Wednesday June 10th, 7:30 p.m.
Our Tenth Anniversary Festival of Ten Concerts beginning on June 10th with two Quintets
Johnannes Brahms Clarinet Quintet
Nicolas Medtner Piano Quintet
Thursday, June 11th, 12:00 noon
Emerging Artist Recital
Joshua Peters - violin
Friday, June 12th, 7:30 p.m.
Serge Prokofief Overture on Hebrew Themes
Felix Mendelssohn Cello and Piano Sonata in D
Michael Matthews Piano Quintet
Stravinsky The Soldier’s Tale
Sunday, June 14th, 7:30 p.m.
Movie night – Luchino Visconti’s masterpiece “The Leopard”
Monday, June 15th, 7:30 p.m.
Felix- the Sixteen-year-old Genius
Frank Bridge String Sextet
Poems by Alfred Brendel – interspersed by solo piano works
Felix Mendelssohn Octet
Tuesday, June 16th, 7:30 p.m. at The University of Winnipeg Convocation Hall
Camerata Nova (with wind and string instrumental solos)
Wednesday, June 17th, 7:30 p.m.
"Is it true that you are always waiting for me in the arbored walk?"
Robert Schumann Violin and Piano Sonata
Felix Mendelssohn String Quartet in A minor
Johannes Brahms Piano Trio, with clarinet
Thursday, June 18th, 12:00 noon
University of Manitoba Saxophone Quartet
Friday, June 19th, 6:30 p.m.
Emerging Artist Daniel Tselyakov – piano
GALA FINALE, 7:30 p.m.
Felix Mendelssohn Three Pieces for clarinet, cello and piano
Christos Hatzis Old Photographs for piano trio
Camille Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals, with poems by Ogden Nash
Reception to follow
Saturday, June 20th, 12:30 p.m.
10th Anniversary Fundraising Luncheon – an intimate affair with Festival artists performing works by Mendelssohn and Brahms. The luncheon will be held at Inferno's Bistro at 312 Des Meurons in St. Boniface.
All programmes and artists subject to change.