Posts filed under: Upcoming Concerts

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......
Under the Influence Sunday, November 3, 2019 | 3:30pm Kari Landry, clarinet Ryan Reynolds, bassoon Tim Gocklin, oboe Andrew Koeppe, bass clarinetMatt Landry, saxophone Exploding with infectious energy and intensity, the Akropolis Reed Quintet takes listeners on extraordinary musical adventures, offering audiences, presenters, and music students of all ages engaging, exemplary performances of both new......
What Makes it Great? – Beethoven’s Appassionata Sonata Sunday, January 12, 2020 | 3:30pm What makes great music great? Rob Kapilow takes listeners inside the music: he unravels, slows down, and recomposes key passages to hear why a piece is so extraordinary. “Not since the late Leonard Bernstein has classical music had a combination salesman-teacher......
Still Crazy After All These Years – Celebrating Beethoven’s 250th Birthday Sunday, March 1, 2020 | 3:30pm Jesse Mills, violin Raman Ramakrishnan, celloRieko Aizawa, piano Hailed by The New York Times as “impressive, lithe, persuasive”, the Horszowski Trio has earned the praise of critics and audiences alike. The Los Angeles Times raves about the Horszowski......
The Singer and the Song Sunday, October 6, 2019 | 3:30pm Renowned for his luminous voice “capable of the most powerful explosions as well as the gentlest covered notes,” (Toronto Star) baritone Russell Braun is joined by pianist Carolyn Maule to perform a lieder and song recital that highlights Dichterliebe (A Poet’s Love), one of......
Beethoven, Benefactors and the Russian Connection Sunday, April 5, 2020 | 3:30pm Ross Snyder, violin Edwin Kaplan, viola Michelle Lie, violinSerafim Smigelskiy, cello Praised for their “superb capacity to find the inner heart of everything they play” (the International Review of Music), the Tesla Quartet brings refinement and prowess to new and established repertoire. The......
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......
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......
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......