Rossini: Eat, Hear and Be Merry

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Juno award winning, and world-renowned contrabassist Joel Quarrington brings an all-Rossini program to St. Mark’s. Rossini himself was a avid gastronomist who created many of his own recipes. Also featuring Carole Sirois, cello. Tickets to the show include an intermission reception featuring the Rossini cocktail.

This concert will be followed by a Q&A session with the artists.

Duo Concertante

Duo Concertante
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A delightful summer program to uplift the spirit, quiet the mind, and feed the soul. Duo Concertante takes you on a musical ride from the deep genius  of Bach to the highly charged and romantic masterpiece by Cesar Franck.  Some dazzling side trips to virtuosic bon bons and jazz-inspired fare are in between!  Also featuring music by Dallapiccola, Gillespie, Crawley, and Khachaturian. Timothy Steeves, piano and Nancy Dahn, violin

This concert will be followed by a Q&A session with the artists.

Journeys: From Beethoven to Brazil

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One of Canada’s masters of the clarinet, James Campbell will delight audiences with music from sweeping variety of eras. Program includes works from Schubert, Schumann, Verdi/Bassi, Donizetti, Edith Piaf, Duke Ellington, Tom Jobim, Django Reinhardt, and Leonard Berstein’s West Side Story. Also featuring Leslie Fagan, Leopoldo Erice, Graham Campebll and Atis Bankas.

Young Virtuosos 2

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The Music Niagara Performance Academy, now in its fourth year, offers a unique artist development program for exceptional young musicians. Witness the future of classical music in this showcase of their endearing vitality and exciting talent.

Laugh with Christopher Hall

Christopher Hall
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Accompanied by a string quartet, Christopher Hall (clarinet) delights people of all ages with beautiful music while making them laugh! This irresistible group of musicians promises to fill your ears and heart with their joie de vivre and  music making. Between the performance of each piece, Christopher Hall turns into a stand-up comic and makes fun of the musicians, the music and especially all of the rituals surrounding the performance of classical music we have grown to live with. And all this just to remind the public that classical music is for everyone and does not require a PhD to be appreciated. The program features works by Mozart, Brahms and Weber.

André Laplante

CANCELLED

Due to unforeseen circumstances tonight’s show has been cancelled.

 

Those who have already purchased tickets will receive a full refund.

There will also be a free recital tonight with Russian/Canadian pianist, Victoria Kogan and the Gould String Quartet.

“Here is a master pianist at the top of his form.” -Toronto Star
Renowned Canadian pianist André Laplante is universally hailed as one of the great romantic pianists of the age. Critics have compared him with Ashkenazy, Horowitz and Rudolph Serkin, placing him in the elite circle of virtuoso pianists who do not hesitate to take risks. This year, he brings the music of Schubert, Liszt and Chopin to Niagara.

Schubert: Impromptu Op. 90 No. 1 in C Major
Schubert Sonata in A Major D.664
Liszt: Ballad No. 2
Liszt: Three Petaraca Sonnets No. 23, No. 104, No. 123
Chopin: Fantasy in F minor

Young Virtuosos 1

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The Music Niagara Performance Academy, now in its fourth year, offers a unique artist development program for exceptional young musicians. Witness the future of classical music in this showcase of their endearing vitality and exciting talent.

Swiss Piano Trio

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A multimedia performance offering a uniquely sensual experience.

Beethoven: Piano Trio in B-flat major Op. 11
Wettstein: Alpentangomania
Rimsky Korsakov: Scheherazade

Wine and Music

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The Gould String Quartet (Ensemble-in-Residence) performs works by Haydn and Mozart in one of the newest wineries in Niagara.

Gryphon Trio

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With a repertoire that ranges from the traditional to the contemporary and from European classicism to modern-day multimedia, the Gryphon Trio is committed to redefining chamber music for the 21st century. With its highly refined, dynamic performances, the Gryphon Trio has firmly established itself as one of the world’s preeminent piano trios.

Haydn: Piano Trio No. 45 in E-flat Major, Hob. XV:29
Clarke: Piano Trio in E-flat Minor
Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 6 in E-flat Major, Op. 70, No. 2

This concert will be followed by a Q&A session with the artists.

$45+HST