The Edmonton Chamber Music Society


1997/1998 Concert Season

Early Music Series

September 24, 1997 — TriBACH Baroque Festival Concert
October 22, 1997 — Trio Arcangelo Corelli
January 14, 1998 — Les Voix Humaines; Dan Taylor, countertenor
February 11, 1998 — Ellen Hargis, soprano; Paul O'Dette, lute and chitarrone

Main Series

September 24, 1997 — TriBACH Baroque Festival Concert
October 15, 1997 — Anton Kuerti, piano Igor Begleman, clarinet; The Daniel String Quartet
March 4, 1998 — The Bartok String Quartet
March 18, 1998 — Angela Cheng, piano; the Vogler String Quartet
April 8, 1998 — The Lafayette String Quartet

TriBACH Baroque Festival Concert

Mr. Bach Takes His Hat Off

Jointly with the Department of Music, University of Alberta, we are delighted to welcome Linda Perillo, soprano, Walter Reiter, baroque violin and section leader of the English Concert (directed by Trevor Pinnock), Doreen Oke, harpsichord, and Ronda Metszies, baroque cello, in a special baroque recital as part of the Department of Music's A Passion for Bach fall festival. Music by Bach, his contemporaries and predecessors.

Anton Kuerti, piano

Igor Begelman, clarinet

The Daniel String Quartet

Anton Kuerti's previous concerts were such hits, we had to get him back as soon as possible, this time as part of a presentation of some Brahms favourites

Brahms — Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115
Brahms — Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34

Trio Arcangelo Corelli

Erlebach — Sonata in A Major
Muffat — Passacaglia in G minor
Biber — Sonata representiva in A Major
Bach — Sonata in G major BWV 1021
Leclair — Sonata in D Major Opus IX No. 3
Forqueray — Chaconne "La Buisson"
Rameau — Deuxieme Concerto in G Major

Les Voix Humaines

Dan Taylor, Countertenor

The wonderful Canadian viola da gamba duo, Les Voix Humaines, is joined by rising countertenor superstar Dan Taylor in a vocal and intrumental extravaganza entitled The Passion of Musicke featuring works by Dowland and Simpson, and Tobias Hume's complete Poetical Musicke.

Ellen Hargis, Soprano

Paul O'Dette, Lute and Chitarrone

The world's best lutenist and Ellen Hargis, lead soprano from The King's Noyse, combine for a dazzling Valentine's Day program of French and Italian song and instrumental music.

The Bartok String Quartet

Bartok — String Quartet No. 1
Bartok — String Quartet No. 4
Beethoven — String Quartet in C# minor, Op. 131

Angela Cheng, Piano

The Vogler String Quartet

Edmonton's Angela Cheng returns with the exciting Vogler Quartet for a spectacular program.

Schumann — String Quartet in F Major Op. 41, No. 2
Wolf — Italian Serenade
Schnittke — Qintet for Piano and Strings

The Lafayette String Quartet

Members of the Lafayette Quartet are artists-in-residence at the University of Victoria School of Music. All members of the quartet will be playing Amati instruments on loan from the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon.

Weigel — Quartet "Search" Fantasia
Bach — Two Sinfonias arranged for string quartet by Weigel
Schubert — String Quartet in G Major Op. 161