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The Complete Cello Suites – performed by Arnold Choi Saturday, December 1, 2018 | 4:30pm | *Living Spirit Centre, 3018 Doan Drive, Regina The Cecilian Chamber Series is pleased to present a landmark musical event of the Complete Cello Suites of Johann Sebastian Bach. Bach began composing these works over 300 years ago in 1717. Due to the works’ technical demands, the Cello......
August 8, 2018 Our summer travels this July included an opportunity to take in concerts at Summer Music Vancouver (I highly recommend it!).  With a theme of improvisation, the concerts included performances by chamber groups of various kinds and included the Verona Quartet!  I am now even more excited to be presenting this international award-winning......
Then and Now Sunday, February 3, 2019 | 3:30pm | Knox-Metropolitan United Church Dan Graser – Soprano Saxophone; Zach Stern – Alto Saxophone; Joe Girard – Tenor Saxophone; Danny Hawthorne-Foss – Baritone Saxophone The Donald Sinta Quartet has earned praise from audiences and critics alike for its virtuosic performances and distinctive repertoire. This prizewinning quartet performs from memory, which strengthens......
The Romance of Chopin to Schumann Sunday, March 3, 2019 | 3:30pm | Knox-Metropolitan United Church Silver medalist and laureate of the Krystian Zimmerman award of the best sonata at the International Chopin Piano Competition in 2015, Canadian Charles Richard-Hamelin is standing out as one of the most important pianists of his generation. Further awards include second prize at......
2017 Juno Award Winners Sunday, April 7, 2019 | 3:30pm | Knox-Metropolitan United Church Four musicians with equally stellar pedigrees formed the New Orford String Quartet with the goal of developing a new model for a touring string quartet. Their concept has resulted in a quartet that maintains a remarkably fresh perspective while bringing a palpable sense of joy......
The CMA conference is one I have had the great opportunity to attend a number of times. This year, Dianne Swanson, a Cecilian Chamber Series board member, chose to join me. Here are her impressions… (It was a very cold and snowy time in New York!) A day in the life of a conference goer:......
November 21, 2017 It has been a fabulous fall for the Cecilian Chamber Series!  From our opening concert of our 7th season with the Montrose Trio to the Canada 150 fundraising concert and the Cecilia String Quartet with James Campbell, clarinet and the delightful Legends and Stories concert of Philip Chiu it has been a......
November 9, 2017 Being part of a community defines who we are and what is important to us and becomes part our story. The Cecilian Chamber Series is honored to be part of the diverse organizations in our cultural community that make Regina an exciting place to live. When these organizations come together to share......
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 been compared in the press......