Cecilian Concert Series


Montrose Trio

September 8, 2017 | 7:30pm


Cecilia String Quartet

with James Campbell

October 22, 2017 | 4:00pm


Philip Chiu

November 19, 2017 | 4:00pm


Erika Raum with Lydia Wong

January 28, 2018 | 4:00pm


Red Priest

March 4, 2018 | 4:00pm

Introducing Season 7

For the 7th season the Cecilian Chamber Series is excited to present 5 outstanding  “World Stage ”chamber music performances. The season begins with the exciting Montrose Trio featuring pianist Jon Kimura Parker and former Tokyo String Quartet members Martin Beaver and Clive Greensmith.  All are soloists in their own right...

Montrose Trio

From Tokyo to Montrose Street Friday, September 8, 2017 | 7:30pm | Knox-Metropolitan United Church Jon Kimura Parker – Piano; Clive Greensmith – Cello; Martin Beaver – Violin Formed in 2014, the Montrose Trio is a collaboration stemming from a long and fruitful relationship between internationally renowned pianist Jon Kimura Parker and two former members...

Cecilia String Quartet with James Campbell, clarinet

The Beauty of Beethoven and Brahms Sunday, October 22, 2017 | 4:00pm | Knox-Metropolitan United Church Min-Jeong Koh – Violin; Caitlin Boyle – Viola; Sarah Nematallah – Violin; Rachel Desoer – Cello Hailed for its “powerful” (Chicago Sun-Times) and “dauntingly perfect” (Berliner Zeitung) performances, the Cecilia String Quartet performs for leading presenters around...

Philip Chiu, piano

Legends and Stories Sunday, November 19, 2017 | 4:00pm | Knox-Metropolitan United Church Winner of the 2015-2016 Prix Goyer, Canada’s largest prize for an emerging artist in classical music, Philip Chiu is more than a summation of technical and musical abilities. He has become one of Canada’s leading musicians through his infectious love of music...

Erika Raum, violin, with Lydia Wong, piano

Welcome Back to Regina! Sunday, January 28, 2018 | 4:00pm | Knox-Metropolitan United Church Raised in Regina, Erika is a distinguished musician who performs regularly abroad as well as throughout her homeland. Known for her “lively temperament, energetic individuality and warm and communicative tone” (Muzsika, Budapest), violinist Erika Raum continues developing a following here in...

Red Priest

Gypsy Baroque Fantasy Sunday, March 4, 2018 | 4:00pm | Knox-Metropolitan United Church Piers Adams’ four-piece baroque super-group Red Priest has become an international phenomenon, turning the period instrument movement on its head with its thrilling, no-holdsbarred approach to the genre. It is the only early music group in the world to have...

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