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Date Titlesort ascending Location Description
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 14:30 Musical Chairs Chamber Music Festival: Amber String Quartet Tanna Schulich Hall

Amber String Quartet

Students from the Paris Conservatoire

 

Gérard Pesson (b. 1958):  Ne pas oublier coq rouge dans jour craquelé (Moments Proust)

 

CNSMDP & SSM students

Elizabeth Skinner, violin

Noemy Braun, cello

Saori Kuriyama, piano

 

Jérôme Combier (b. 1971): Fra le foglie – Feuilles des paupières

 

CNSMDP & SSM students

Ludivine Moreau, flute

Suzu Enns, clarinet

Saori Kuriyama, piano
            Noam Bierstone, percussion

 

Debussy: String Quartet in G minor, Op. 10

            Animé et très décidé

            Assez vif et bien rythmé

            Andantino, doucement expressif

            Très modéré – En animant peu à peu – Très mouvementé et avec passion

 

            Amber Quartet

Ning Fang Liang, violin

Su Ya Jing, violin

Qi Wang, viola

Yang Yi Chen, cello

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 20:00 Memory in Motion: McGill Percussion Ensemble as a Lab Music Multimedia Room

Aiyun Huang, director

Presents

Persephassa (1969) by Iannis Xenakis
New commission (2016) (world premiere) by Zihua Tan
In Memoriam Harvey (2013) by Joao Pedro Oliveira

Memory in Motion is funded by FRQSC Appui à la recherche-création.
PI: Aiyun Huang
Team members: Fabrice Marandola, Richard King and Sean Ferguson

Pre-concert Talk at 7:30
Concert at 8pm
Reception to follow

Limited Seating

For reservation, please email mcgillpercussion [at] gmail [dot] com

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 19:30 McGill Wind Symphony: artistic director, Alain Cazes Pollack Hall

Catherine Thornhill Steele guest artist: Peter Sullivan, trombone

John Mackey - Asphalt cocktail

Yo Goto - Fêtes lointaines

Brian Cherney - In the stillness between

Jason Noble - Trombone Concerto

Frank Ticheli - Symphony No. 2

 

A pre-concert lecture will take place at 6pm: Stephen McAdams and Alain Cazes, Revealing the perceptual mysteries behind orchestration practice

This concert will be broadcast on the internet. Visit our Schulich School of Music livestream webpage for the live webcast.

Saturday, April 2, 2016 - 19:30 McGill Wind Symphony: Alain Cazes, artistic director Pollack Hall

Queens:

Alfred Reed: A Festival Prelude

Edvard Grieg: Marche Funèbre

Vincent Persichetti: Divertimento for Band

 

McGill:

Fisher Tull: Sketches on a Tudor Psalm

Gustav Mahler: um Mitternacht

 

Together:

Dmitri Shostakovitch: Festive Overture

Felix Mendelssohn: Overture for Winds

Gustav Holst: First Suite

Samuel Barber: Commando March

Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 19:30 McGill Wind Symphony at Queens University Queens University

Queens:

Alfred Reed: A Festival Prelude

Edvard Grieg: Marche Funèbre

Vincent Persichetti: Divertimento for Band

 

McGill:

Fisher Tull: Sketches on a Tudor Psalm

Gustav Mahler: um Mitternacht

 

Together:

Dmitri Shostakovitch: Festive Overture

Felix Mendelssohn: Overture for Winds

Gustav Holst: First Suite

Samuel Barber: Commando March

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 20:00 McGill Vocal Quick Study Concert Redpath Hall

Valerie Kinslow, coordinator

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 20:00 McGill Vocal Quick Study Redpath Hall

Valerie Kinslow, coordinator

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 19:30 McGill University Chorus Concert Pollack Hall

Jean-Sébastien Vallée, conductor

Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 20:00 McGill Tabla Ensemble Concert Tanna Schulich Hall
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 19:30 McGill Symphony Orchestra: artistic director, Alexis Hauser Pollack Hall

Marina Thibeault, viola, Winner of 2015 McGill Concerto Competition

with members of the University Chorus

HECTOR BERLIOZ Overture, Béatrice et Bénédict

ALFRED SCHNITTKE Concerto for Viola and Orchestra

FELIX MENDELSSOHN Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61

Box Office: Tickets are available online or through our Box Office (in person or by phone: 514-398-4547) between 12:00pm and 6:00pm.

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 19:30 McGill Symphony Orchestra: artistic director, Alexis Hauser Pollack Hall

Marina Thibeault, viola, Winner of 2015 McGill Concerto Competition

with members of the University Chorus

HECTOR BERLIOZ Overture, Béatrice et Bénédict

ALFRED SCHNITTKE Concerto for Viola and Orchestra

FELIX MENDELSSOHN Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61

This concert will be broadcast on the internet. Visit our Schulich School of Music livestream webpage for the live webcast.

Box Office: Tickets are available online or through our Box Office (in person or by phone: 514-398-4547) between 12:00pm and 6:00pm.

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 19:30 McGill Symphony Orchestra: Alexis Hauser, artistic director Pollack Hall

Alexis Hauser, artistic director, MGSO

Zhenni Li, piano, Winner of the 2015 McGill Concerto Competition

WOLFGANG RIHM Transitus (North-American premiere)

SERGEI RACHMANINOFF Concerto No. 3 for Piano and Orchestra in D minor, Op. 30

ANTONIN DVORAK Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70

Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 19:30 McGill Symphony Orchestra: Alexis Hauser, artistic director Pollack Hall

Alexis Hauser, artistic director, MGSO

Zhenni Li, piano, Winner of the 2015 McGill Concerto Competition

WOLFGANG RIHM Transitus (North-American premiere)

SERGEI RACHMANINOFF Concerto No. 3 for Piano and Orchestra in D minor, Op. 30

ANTONIN DVORAK Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70

This concert will be broadcast on the internet. Visit our Schulich School of Music livestream webpage for the live webcast.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 19:30 McGill Jazz Orchestra II: Ron DiLauro, director Tanna Schulich Hall
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 19:30 McGill Jazz Orchestra II: Ron DiLauro, director Tanna Schulich Hall

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