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Concerts By The Canal 2017 Fall Series

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CONCERTS BY THE CANAL (CBTC)

The fall 2017 series line-up includes eight amazing concerts with several highlights including Canadian music for violin, featuring award-winning Véronique Mathieu (Eckhardt-Gramatte & Krakov International Contemporary Music Competitions), a performance by finalists of the biennial Brian Law Opera Competition, Gabriel Fauré’s timeless Requiem for choir, orchestra and soloists, and music for violin and piano by Beethoven with Charles Richard-Hamelin (Silver Medalist, 2015 Chopin International Piano Competition) and violinist Andrew Wan (Concertmaster, OSM).

A special supplementary concert
RESCUED TREASURE will be presented on Thursday November 9, featuring the Semer Ensemble from Berlin, Germany. The concert showcases music by Jewish artists recorded in 1930s Berlin later destroyed by the Nazis. All but lost until a painstaking reconstructive effort sixty years on, the collection is given new life by the virtuosic Semer Ensemble in this CBTC-exclusive presented in partnership with RideauStone Arts Centre and artspace613.



FALL CONCERT LINE-UP

September 16 – TRUE NORTH

$25 adults / $10 students (Purchase tickets for this concert here)

A celebration of Canadian music featuring award-winning violinist Véronique Mathieu (Eckhardt-Gramatte & Krakov International Contemporary Music Competitions) and pianist Stephanie Chua. Repertoire by Willan, Schmidt, Molinari, Scime and Harman. Véronique Mathieu, violin; Stephanie Chua, piano

September 30 – IN A LATIN MOOD

$25 adults / $10 students

Montreal-based singer Mikhaelle Salazar joins with the dynamic Miguel de Armas trio for a blended program of traditional jazz and Latin-flavoured tunes. Mikhaelle Salazar, vocals; Miguel de Armas, piano; Marc Decho, bass; Michel Delage, drums

October 14 – BRIAN LAW OPERA COMPETITION

$25 adults / $10 students

Six outstanding vocalists perform famous opera arias for the final round of the National Capital Opera Society's biennial Brian Law Opera Competition. Joel Allison, bass-baritone; Carolyn Beaudoin, soprano; Ryan Hofman, baritone; Jennifer Olenic, alto; Danielle Vaillancourt, mezzo-soprano; Jeanine Williams, soprano

October 28 – DIRECTIONS IN MODERN JAZZ LYRICISM

$25 adults / $10 students

The Artie Roth Trio performs original music by acclaimed composer and bassist Artie Roth from albums Currently Experiencing and Discern. Artie Roth, acoustic bass, composer; Geoff Young, guitar; Mike Filice, saxophone

November 9 – RESCUED TREASURE – SPECIAL COMMEMORATIVE EVENT

$30 adults / $15 students

Please note: The concert start time for this event will be confirmed as soon as possible.

A Treasury of Jewish music almost forgotten: repertoire from 1930s Berlin recorded by Hirsch Lewin on the Semer label later destroyed by the Nazis on this day in 1938. The collection, painstakingly reconstructed sixty years later from private collections around the world, is given life anew by the virtuosic Semer Ensemble in this CBTC-exclusive presented by RideauStone Arts Centre in partnership with artspace613. Alan Bern, piano, accordion, music director; Fabian Schnedler, voice, electric guitar; Lorin Sklamberg, voice, accordion; Mark Kovnatskiy, violin; Paul Brody, trumpet; Sasha Lurje, voice; Steve Whipple, bass

November 11
– FAIRE IS THE HEAVEN

$25 adults / $10 students

Southminster marks Remembrance Day 2017 with a stirring rendition of Fauré’s timeless Requiem, Op. 48 along with shorter works by Harris, Bainton, Vaughan Williams and Holst. Southminster Church Choir and guests; Isabelle Lacroix, soprano; Ryan Hofman, baritone; Chamber Orchestra; Roland Graham, conductor

November 25 – PETER & WILL ANDERSON TRIO

$25 adults / $10 students

Grammy-winning New York City-based identical twin reed players lead exciting trio arrangements of American songbook gems, New Orleans Hits, Brazilian Bossa Nova and original numbers. Peter Anderson, tenor sax, clarinet; Will Anderson, alto sax, clarinet, flute; Felix Lemerle, guitar

December 2 – BEETHOVEN ON RECORD
– SEASON FINALE GALA EVENT

$30 adults / $15 students

For the CBTC fall series finale, pianist Charles Richard-Hamelin (2nd prize, 2015 Chopin International Piano Competition) and violinist Andrew Wan (Concertmaster, Orchestre symphonique de Montréal) perform Sonatas for violin and piano by L. V. Beethoven. Andrew Wan, violin; Charles Richard-Hamelin, piano


Roland Graham, Artistic Director

Venue: Southminster United Church – 15 Aylmer Ave, corner of Bank St. & Rideau Canal
Showtimes: 7:30 pm; Duration: approximately 2 hours with intermissions
Tickets: $25-30 ($10-15 for students) See individual concert listings below
Series Passes: $140; grants access to all CBTC fall 2017 concerts
Information: 613-730-6874 / www.SouthminsterUnitedChurch.com

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