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A family concert designed to welcome children on the autism spectrum Saturday, September 15, 2018 | 4:00pm Living Spirit Centre, 3018 Doan Drive (at Arcola)   After you’ve purchased your family ticket, you will be contacted regarding the number of people you plan to bring. Tickets include a C $2.00 ticket handling charge. Buy Tickets......
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......
Manifesto on Love Sunday, September 16, 2018 | 3:30pm | Knox-Metropolitan United Church Jonathan Ong – Violin; Dorothy Ro – Violin; Abigail Rojansky -Viola;  Jonathan Dormand – Cello Described by The New York Times as an “outstanding ensemble,” the Verona Quartet, winner of the 2015 Concert Artists Guild Competition, has quickly earned a stellar reputation as one of the most......
Out of the Ordinary Sunday, October 14, 2018 | 3:30pm | Knox-Metropolitan United Church Guy Few – Trumpet, Voice and Piano; Mark Fewer – Violin; Stephanie Mara – Piano In their own rights, trumpeter Guy Few and violinist Mark Fewer are celebrated as “buoyant” (The Globe and Mail) and “genre-bending” (National Post) performers. The immensely gifted artists come together with......
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......
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......