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February 2023

Portraits and Fantasias David Dias da Silva, clarinet Olivier Hébert-Bouchard, piano

February 11, 2023 7:30 pm @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
LER Theater, 390 Adelaid St.
Dalhousie, Canada
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Fantasias are associated with unbounded flights of the imagination. This concert, with its theatrical elements, will allow you to explore this musical form through characters that were either described by the composers or dreamed up by the performers. Meet Eusebius and Florestan, two personifications created by Schumann to embody his own contradictions, and watch as a dreaming painter comes to life to the sound of Debussy’s music. Come and be captivated by the clear rapport within this clarinet and piano…

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March 2023

Ventus Machina Wind Quintet

March 25, 2023 7:30 pm @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
LER Theater, 390 Adelaid St.
Dalhousie, Canada
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Formed in 2011, the New Brunswick-based woodwind quintet Ventus Machina quickly became a major player on Canada’s east coast classical music scene. Their flexible and dynamic style of performance – often presenting themed programmes that at once engage, entertain, and educate – continues to attract and delight increasingly diverse audiences. Invited guest :  Mi’kmaq singer/narrator, Hubert Francis from Elsipogtog. Photo :  https://www.dropbox.com/sh/0ukf7fr5ykawdvo/AACqJvSYX20AjfLDGEohXFYEa?dl=0.

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April 2023

Rolston String Quartet Luri Lee, violin Jason Issokson, violin Hezekiah Leung, viola Peter Eom, cello

April 8, 2023 7:30 pm @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
LER Theater, 390 Adelaid St.
Dalhousie, Canada
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The history of music has seen the creation of thousands of string quartet works composed. This musical format, accredited to the Austrian composer Joseph Haydn, has now been a standard for string musicians worldwide. Yet only a handful of compositions are known universally by a name. Hear the Rolston String Quartet perform and introduce a program of quartet pieces, all more commonly known by their titles. Concert will include Haydn’s Apponyi, Beethoven’s Razumovsky, and some newer works where titles inspire the composition.…

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