CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF CHAMBER MUSIC

Alexander Tselyakov, sildenafil Artistic Director
The dynamic Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival: A splashy affair!

This August long weekend marks the tenth season of the Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival directed by internationally acclaimed concert pianist and professor at Brandon University, Alexander Tselyakov. This year’s festival is comprised of seven concerts: piano recital, four chamber concerts and two jazz events. Performances run from July 30st – August 3rd and feature a wide variety of musical styles and artists.

The Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival has become 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 grow the number of classical music lovers, as well as satisfy the appetites of seasoned enthusiasts. The large scale roster of talented guest artists include: Alexander Tselyakov, Alla Turbanova, Daniel Tselyakov, piano; Marc Djokic, violin; Laszlo Baroczi, viola; Simon Fryer, cello; Crystal Tait, double bass; Ken MacDonald, horn; Colin Mehmel, clarinet; Greg Gatien, saxophone; Eric Platz, percussion; and special guest Dr. Gervan Fearon (President Brandon University) on saxophone.

The wide variety in programming is sure to keep audience members engaged, and the exceptional musical talent guarantees an exciting and pleasurable experience for all.

The Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival is now firmly lodged into 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 10 YEARS OF CHAMBER MUSIC, the 2015 Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival will bring music to three Manitoba communities: the Erickson Lutheran Church, Lorne Watson Recital Hall in Brandon – Daniel Tselyakov in Recital/the Opening Night with wine & cheese reception (July 30), and “The Martese” at the Marina in Clear Lake.

Concerts begin Thursday, July 30 at 7:30 pm and continue until the afternoon of Monday, August 3, 3:00 p.m.
Details are available at http://clearlakefestival.ca/.

For tickets and more information: School of Music, Brandon University (204) 727 9631

Alla Turbanova, Director
Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival
Phone: (204) 571-6547

Event Details:
10th Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival (July 30 – August 3, 2015)
Alexander Tselyakov, Artistic Director
Opening Night: Thursday, July 30, 7:30 p.m. (wine & cheese reception)
Daniel Tselyakov in Recital
Daniel Tselyakov, acclaimed for the sensitivity and depth of his interpretations, the rare emotional intensity and bold energy of his performances.
Venue: Lorne Watson Recital Hall, Brandon University
Concert 2: Friday, July 31, 7:30 p.m.
Fabulous Contrasts
This unique and inspiring concert consists of a variety of extravagant repertoire performed by some of Canada’s finest chamber musicians.
Performers: Daniel Tselyakov, Piano; Alexander Tselyakov, Piano; Marc Djokic, Violin; Ken McDonald, Horn.
Venue: Erickson Lutheran Church, Erickson, MB (30 – 3 Street SW)
Concert 3: Saturday, August 1, 10:30 a.m.
Coffee Concert – Serious Fun!
Come relax with a morning cup of coffee and a pastry while enjoying our popular coffee concert featuring entertainment ranging from tango and classical music, to Beatles selections.
Performers: Alexander Tselyakov, Piano; Daniel Tselyakov, Piano; Marc Djokic, Violin; Simon Fryer, Cello
Venue: Erickson Lutheran Church, Erickson, MB (30 – 3 Street SW)
Concert 4: Saturday, August 1, 3:00 p.m.
Retro & Jazz (with special guest Dr. Gervan Fearon, (President of Brandon University) on Saxophone)
The world première of Brandon composer Kenneth Nichols’s “Wheat City: 1900, Making modern Brandon.” Performers: Alla Turbanova, Piano; Alexander Tselyakov, Piano; Daniel Tselyakov, Piano; Marc Djokic, Violin; Sandra Smith, Violin; Simon Fryer, Cello; Colin Mehmel, Clarinet; Greg Gatien, Saxophone; Eric Platz, Percussion; Shannon Chapman, Jazz Vocal and Saxophone
Venue: Erickson Lutheran Church, Erickson, MB (30 – 3 Street SW)
Concert 5: Sunday, August 2, 3:00 p.m.
Sound Impressions
Performers: Alexander Tselyakov, Piano; Daniel Tselyakov, Piano; Collette Simonot, Host; Marc Djokic, Violin; Colin Mehmel, Clarinet; Simon Fryer, Cello
A selection of the most beautiful, brethtaking selections from some of the era’s finest romantic composers including Carl Maria von Weber, Felix Mendelssohn and Pablo de Sarasate.
Venue: Erickson Lutheran Church, Erickson, MB (30 – 3 Street SW)
Concert 6: Sunday, August 2, 8:30 p.m.
Jazz Cruise Concert
Be sure to get your tickets early for this popular Jazz Cruise Concert which takes you for a
scenic evening tour around the peaceful waters of Clear Lake.
Performers: Greg Gatien, Saxophone; Eric Platz, Percussion; Shannon Chapman, Jazz Vocal and Saxophone
Venue: “The Martese” at the Marina, address of venue: Main Beach, Wasagaming (Clear Lake), RidingMountain National Park
Concert 7: Monday, August 3, 3:00 p.m.
Festival Grand Finale!
Don’t miss the grand finale, featuring one of the greatest violin-piano sonata ever written by César Franck, performed by Daniel Tselyakov and Marc Djokic. The world première of Brandon composer T. Patrick Carrabré’s ” Clear Lake at Dusk”, commissioned quartet for the 10th anniversary of the Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival 2015 and dedicated to Alexander Tselyakov. Hummel’s wonderfully fresh and minutely sensitive Piano Quintet Op. 87.
Performers: Alexander Tselyakov, Artistic Director, Piano; Daniel Tselyakov, Piano; Marc Djokic, Violin; Simon Fryer, Cello; Sandra Smith, Violin; Laszlo Baroczi, Viola, Colin Mehmel, Clarinet, Crystal Tait, Double Bass
Venue: Erickson Lutheran Church
30 –3 Street SW
Erickson, MB

Adult Festival Pass $80 Student Festival Pass $55 Single ticket price(s): $25, $15
Ticket information: (204) 727 9631

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