Posts Tagged ‘violin’

Halifax violinist Gillian Smith will launch her debut album, Into the Stone, featuring music for solo violin by five Canadian women composers on September 25. Featured composers include Ana SokolovićKati AgócsAlice Ping Yee HoVeronika Krausas and Chantale Laplante.  The album is supported by The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR), and is on the Leaf Music label.…

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Halifax violinist Gillian Smith has released her first single from her debut album, Into the Stone, featuring music for solo violin by Canadian composers.  The featured piece is Dance II from Ana Sokolovic’Cinque Danze per violino solo.  You can hear the single, which is available now on digital music services including iTunes, Apple Music and Spotify, here.

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 Release Date: September 22nd, 2017
Title: To Dream of Silence
Label: Sanctuary Concerts
Format: CD/Digital
Artists: Jeff Reilly, Rinde Eckert (narrator), Jerry Granelli (percussion), Peter-Anthony Togni (organ), John Little (sound sculptures), the Blue Engine String Quartet, the Sanctuary String Orchestra, and the 13 strings chamber orchestra conducted by Kevin Mallon
Produced by: Jeff Reilly and Rod Sneddon
 
Listen to Eighty Steps from To Dream in Silence here.
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Mahone Bay Summer Concerts 2016: Duo Concertante – Nancy Dahn (violin) and Timothy Steeves (piano)

Trinity United Church, Friday, July 15, 2016


It’s surely a sign that summer is flying past when half of the anticipated Mahone Bay Summer Concerts have now taken place. The second of four presentations happened Friday night in Trinity United, one of the three iconic churches famously portrayed in picture postcard images of the lovely seaside town…

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We’re a bit late to the party on this one, but it’s really never too late to congratulate the Dartmouth Community Concert (DCCA) folks on 59 years of bringing great live classical music into our midst. DCCA started in 1957, affiliated initially with Columbia Artists, whose motto “A Carnegie Hall in every town” for many years brought outstanding performers to the suburbs, and when they got out of that business, DCCA carried on.…

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Gotta love Cecilia Concerts. Their tagline “Great Music, Warm Hospitality” says it all – classical music in a welcoming environment with friendly volunteers who work hard to present the finest local artists (including their annual Musician in Residence program), emerging Canadian artists and more. Cecilia Concerts originally began as St. Cecilia Concerts twenty-seven years ago, and the organization has developed many community partnerships over the years, including with Alliance Francaise, The Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts and others.…

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On Wednesday, January 27 2016, James Ehnes turned 40! To celebrate, he’s throwing a super-sized birthday party in the form of a national recital tour featuring stops in all of Canada’s provinces and territories from April 28 to May 30 and September 14 to November 5. 

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