The Festival will take place from July 12 to 16,2017 with performances at Riding Mountain National Park, Erickson and BU’s Lorne Watson Recital Hall. The Festival’s six concerts, showcase a wide variety of musical styles and artists in performances sure to inspire new lovers of classical music, as well as satisfy the appetites of seasoned enthusiasts.
Among the performers will be pianists Alexander Tselyakov and Alla Turbanova, who are both key organizers of the Festival. Tselyakov is the Festival’s Artistic Director, while Alla Turbanova is the Director of the four-day celebration of chamber music, which is now in its 12th year.
“The annual Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival has been a highlight every summer, and this year will be another excellent weekend of great music in beautiful surroundings,” said BU School of Music Dean and Festival performer Greg Gatien.
Other musicians include School of Music faculty members Eric Platz, percussion; Kerry DuWors, violin; Sarah Hall, soprano; Crystal Tait, double bass. Joining them will be guests Joyce Lai, violin; Ian Clarke, viola; Simon Fryer, cello; Shannon Kristjanson, saxophone, flute, voice; and Jordan Panko, jazz bass.
Gatien added that the fine music and the outstanding setting of the festival combine to heighten one’s emotions.
“The vision and dedication of Alexander Tselyakov and Alla Turbanova to blending world class chamber music with quintessentially Canadian scenery is always inspiring,” he said.
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