The fourth week of July marks the fourteen season of the Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival directed by pianists Alexander Tselyakov and Daniel Tselyakov. This year’s Festival is comprised of 6 concerts: five chamber concerts and jazz concert. Performances run from Wednesday, July 24 through Sunday, July 28 and feature a wide variety of musical styles and artists.
The Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival continues to be an important part of Canada’s cultural calendar delighting people of all ages with a powerful musical experience. This year’s ambitious schedule is sure to please and promises to inspire new lovers of classical music as well as satisfy the appetites of seasoned enthusiasts. The large scale roster of talented guest artists includes: Alexander Tselyakov, Piano; Daniel Tselyakov, Piano; Paul Shore, Host; Kerry DuWors, Violin; Katie Gannon, Violin; Michael Scholz, Viola; Simon Fryer, Cello; Crystal White, Double Bass; Nancy Hennen, Flute; Chris Byman, Clarinet; Alla Turbanova, Piano; Sabina Rzazade, Piano; Michael Cain, Jazz Piano; Eric Platz, Percussion; Diogo Peixoto, Guitar; and Steve Hamilton, Jazz Bass.
The wide variety in programming will make for an engaging program, and the exceptional musical talent guarantees an exciting and pleasurable experience for all.
The Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival occupies a special place in music lovers’ hearts, minds and summer plans. Don’t miss out on a wonderful week of outstanding music in the beautiful natural surroundings of Clear Lake and Riding Mountains National Park!
CELEBRATING 14 YEARS OF CHAMBER MUSIC, the 2019 Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival will bring music to three Manitoba communities: the Lorne Watson Recital Hall, School of Music, Brandon University (Wednesday, July 24 – Friday, July 26); the Erickson Lutheran Church (Saturday, July 27 – Sunday, July 28); and the Wasagaming Community Arts, Wasagaming in Clear Lake (Saturday, July 27). Details are available at www.clearlakefestival.ca.
For tickets and more information: School of Music, Brandon University (204) 727-9631
Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival (204) 571-6547
Alla Turbanova, Director
WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 7:30 PM Lorne Watson Recital Hall, Brandon University
We are thrilled to open the Festival with Mozart’s brilliant Piano Concerto No. 23 and with one of the most popular piano concertos ever written, Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 featuring Master Soloist, Alexander Tselyakov. After the concert, mingle with all Festival artists at a complimentary wine and cheese reception sponsored by Brandon University.
THURSDAY, JULY 25, 7:30 PM Lorne Watson Recital Hall, Brandon University
An evening of superb program selections includes one of Dmitri Shostakovich’s best-known chamber works, the Piano Quintet in G Minor, Opus 57. Artists will include virtuoso musicians Daniel Tselyakov, soloist; Kerry DuWors, violin; Kathy Gannon, violin; Michael Scholz, viola and Simon Fryer, cello.
FRIDAY, JULY 26, 7:30 PM Lorne Watson Recital Hall, Brandon University
The evening program will include one of Saint-Saëns most famous works, Carnival of the Animals, which was written as a musical joke for an all-ages audience and one of the monuments to the young Mendelssohn’s tremendous gifts, his Piano Sextet, Opus 110.
SATURDAY, JULY 27, 11:00 AM Erickson Lutheran Church
COFFEE CONCERT: SERIOUS FUN!
Come and relax with a complimentary coffee and pastries while enjoying our surprising concert full of humour and entertainment from light classical works to musicals, tangos, and a jazzy style concerto.
SATURDAY, JULY 27, 7:30 PM Wasagaming Community Arts
SATURDAY JAZZ EVENING
Each summer the Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival features some of Canada‘s most celebrated jazz musicians. This year jazz pianist Michael Cain and percussionist Eric Platz will be joined by Steve Hamilton, bass, and, from Brazil, guitarist Diogo Peixoto.
SUNDAY, JULY 28, 3:00 PM Erickson Lutheran Church
FESTIVAL GRAND FINALE
The Festival’s Grand Finale will impress with the excellent and exciting selections of Saint-Saëns, Gershwin and Tchaikovsky’s music featuring Nancy Hennen, flute; Chris Byman, clarinet; Daniel Tselyakov and Alexander Tselyakov, pianists. Sensitivity, depth, emotional intensity and technical brilliance come together in this fabulous FESTIVAL GRAND FINALE.
Lorne Watson Recital Hall, School of Music, Brandon University, Queen Elizabeth II Music Building
11:00 am Erickson Lutheran Church, 30 – 3rd Street SW, Erickson, MB
7:30 pm Wasagaming Community Arts, (Clear Lake) Riding Mountain National Park, 110 Wasagaming Drive
July 28: Erickson Lutheran Church, 30 – 3rd Street SW, Erickson, MB
Adult Festival Pass $90
Seniors 65+ Pass $70
Student Festival Pass $35
Adult Tickets $25 (at the door $30)
Senior Tickets $20 (at the door $25)
Student Tickets $15 (at the door $20)
Where to Buy Tickets:
Brandon University School of Music • (204) 727-9631
Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival • (204) 571-6547
Ted Good Music, Brandon • (204) 728-1110
Surridge’s Music Centre, Brandon • (204) 727-3322
Wasagaming Community Arts Gallery, Wasagaming (Clear Lake) • (204) 848-2993
Poor Michael’s Bookshop, Onanole • (204) 848-0336
The Green Spot Home & Garden, Brandon • (204) 727-5884
The Green Spot Cottage Country, Onanole • (204) 848-3516
Payment may be made by Visa, MasterCard or Cheque
Mail cheques made payable to Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival with details of concert order to: Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival
School of Music
Brandon, MB R7A 6A9