Events for the 30th Anniversary Season 2015

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Cookie Concert with Norman Greenberg Duo

February 6 at 2 pm

At the Lunenburg School of the Arts, 6 Prince Street, corner of Prince & Montague, Lunenburg

Chris Norman and David Greenberg, two of the most imaginative performers in traditional and early music.

Cookie concerts - combining originality, fun and engaging musical and artistic presentations - are designed for the whole family to enjoy.

Admission to the performance is $5 at the door (free for toddlers) Advance reservations can also be made by leaving a message 902-634-9994.

Maxime Bernard & Stanislav Pronin – Violin Piano Duo

February 7 at 3pm

Cecilia’s Retreat in Mahone Bay
Tickets: TBA
Available by advance reservation only through barbara.butler@ns.sympatico.ca.

Symphony Nova Scotia

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons with Robert Uchida

Thursday, February 25 at 7:30 pm

St. John’s Anglican Church in Lunenburg

The Four Seasons is Vivaldi’s most famous creation, and one of the most beloved works from the entire Baroque period. Symphony Nova Scotia’s former Concertmaster Robert Uchida, currently with the Edmonton Symphony, returns “home” to lead the orchestra on a musical journey through Vivaldi’s glorious Spring, tempestuous Summer, meandering Autumn, and stormy, sparkling Winter. Plus: hear Baroque powerhouses from Purcell, Bach, and Pachelbel – including the iconic Canon, one of the most recognizable pieces of music in the world.

Tickets $30 ($25 advance till January 31) | $10 student
Available from Shop on the Corner, 263 Lincoln Street, Lunenburg (cash only); by reservation from the Box Office at (902) 634-9994 or musiqueroyale1985@gmail.com; and at the door.

Jean-Luc Therrien – Piano

February 27 at 6pm

Cecilia’s Retreat in Mahone Bay
Tickets: TBA
Available by advance reservation only through barbara.butler@ns.sympatico.ca.

Afiara String Quartet

March 13 at 3pm

Profiled by CBC Q, The National, Discovery Channel, and the Toronto Star (“one of the most attention-grabbing concerts of the year”), the Afiara Quartet, an ensemble for the 21st century, is a string quartet defined by its pursuit of beauty, meaning, and growth as musicians and ambassadors for its genre.

Cecilia’s Retreat in Mahone Bay
Tickets: TBA
Available by advance reservation only through barbara.butler@ns.sympatico.ca.

David Braid and Epoque Quartet

March 30 at 7 pm

At the Lunenburg Academy, 97-101 Kaulbach Street , Lunenburg

Braid music for piano quintet with: David Braid, piano; and David Pokorný, violin Vladimír Klánský, violin; Vladimír Kroupa, viola; Vít Petrášek, cello

"a combination of intelligence and abandon; music making of the highest calibre" - All About Jazz

Tickets: $25 | Student $10
Available from Shop on the Corner, 263 Lincoln Street, Lunenburg (cash only); by reservation from the Box Office at (902) 634-9994 or musiqueroyale1985@gmail.com; and at the door.

Jazz Night - David Braid and Epoque Quartet

March 31 at 6 pm

Cecilia’s Retreat in Mahone Bay
Tickets: TBA
Available by advance reservation only through barbara.butler@ns.sympatico.ca.

Quartetto Gelato

April 10 at 3 pm

Quartetto Gelato’s performances have a warm, endearing vitality…. (The New York Times)

Cecilia’s Retreat in Mahone Bay
Tickets: TBA
Available by advance reservation only through barbara.butler@ns.sympatico.ca.

King’s College Chapel Choir – Monteverdi Vespers

April 16 at 4pm

The King’s Chapel Choir is suspending its cycle of Bach masterworks for one year to present another great pillar of the Baroque repertoire – the Vespers of 1610 by Claudio Monteverdi. A monumental work scored for soloists, choir, and orchestra, the Vespers foreshadowed the religious masterworks of Bach and Handel, and has earned a place in the history of western music as a revolutionary and now iconic work.

Featuring the King’s choristers alongside 15 instrumentalists on period instruments and a cast of early music soloists from across North America, these performances in two of Nova Scotia’s architectural gems promise an outstanding musical and educational experience for students and audience members alike.

St. John’s Anglican Church in Lunenburg
Tickets: $25 | Student $10
Available from Shop on the Corner, 263 Lincoln Street, Lunenburg (cash only); by reservation from the Box Office at (902) 634-9994 or musiqueroyale1985@gmail.com; and at the door.

Lieder & Canciones

April 18 at 6pm

Cecilia’s Retreat in Mahone Bay
Tickets: TBA
Available by advance reservation only through barbara.butler@ns.sympatico.ca.

Halifax Camerata Singers with Maritime Brass

June 11 at 7:30pm

Now in their 29th season, Halifax Camerata Singers was founded by Artistic Director, Jeff Joudrey and is Atlantic Canada’s premier chamber choir. The Nova Scotia ensemble has distinguished itself by performing exciting choral repertoire from all periods and styles, with a special focus on Canadian music. Winners of the Healy Willan Grand Prize in the 2010 National Competition for Canadian Amateur Choirs, the choir often collaborates with chamber ensembles, Symphony Nova Scotia and other musicians.

St. John’s Anglican Church in Lunenburg
Tickets: $25 | Student $10
Available from Shop on the Corner, 263 Lincoln Street, Lunenburg (cash only); by reservation from the Box Office at (902) 634-9994 or musiqueroyale1985@gmail.com; and at the door.

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