Concerts

11th Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival (July 21 – July 24, 2016)

Alexander Tselyakov, Artistic Director

OPENING NIGHT •  ALEXANDER TSELYAKOV AND FRIENDS
THURSDAY, JULY 21, 7:30 PM           Lorne Watson Recital Hall. Brandon University
The world première of Brandon composer Kenneth Nichols’s ”Letters Home” for voices, piano and strings and clarinet dedicated to pianist Alexander Tselyakov . The program will also include the mysterious and captivating masterworks of Ravel’s Gaspard de la Nuit, which requires the superhuman piano technique as well as the Dvorak Piano Quintet, one of the greatest chamber music works ever written.
Program:  Kenneth Nichols – “Letters Home” for piano, baritone, soprano, 2 violins, viola,cello
Ravel – Gaspard de la Nuit
         1. Ondine
         2. Le Gibet
         3. Scarbo
Dvorak – Piano quintet in A major, no.2, op.81
Performers: Alexander Tselyakov, piano; Alla Turbanova, piano; Kerry DuWors, violin; Joyce Lai, violin; Ian Clark, viola; Simon Fryer, cello; David Playfair, baritone; Sarah Hall, soprano; Crystal Tair, double bass; Paul Shore, host; Kenneth Nichols, host

INIMITABLE DUOS SONATAS
FRIDAY, JULY 22, 7:30 PM  Erickson Lutheran Church,Erickson, MB
Sensitivity, depth, emotional intensity and technical brilliance come together in this fabulous program performed by Alexander Tselyakov, piano;  Kerry DuWors, violin;  Joyce Lai, violin; and Simon Fryer, cello
Program:
Handel – Sonata for 2 violins and piano in G minor, op.2 No.6
Saint-Saens – Sonata for violin and piano in D minor, no.1, op.75
Bohuslav Martinů –  Duo No.2, H.313, Allegro
Prokofiev – Sonata for cello and piano op.119

COFFEE CONCERT:SERIOUS FUN!
SATURDAY, JULY 23, 10:30 AM            Erickson Lutheran Church
Come relax with a morning cup of coffee and pastry while enjoying our popular coffee concert featuring entertainment from baroque music to movie songs selections.
Program:
Vivaldi – Violin Concerto “Grosso Mogul” in D major, RV 208
  Astor Piazzolla – Oblivion
                                   Libertango for str. quartet ; Le Grand Tango for cello     and piano
 Kye Marshall – Interact String quartet
Leonard Bernstein – Excerpts from his Art Songs and Musicals; On the    Town, Trouble in Tahiti
Cole Porter – Begin the Beguine
Where is the life that late I led?
Pearson Thomas – Damaged
When you sang your songs
Performers: Alexander Tselyakov, piano; Catherine Wood, clarinet; Kerry DuWors, Joyce Lai, violin; Ian Clark , viola; Simon Fryer, cello;  David Payfair, baritone; Daniel Tselyakov, Alla Turbanova, piano

JAZZ CONCERT
SATURDAY, JULY 23, 7:30 PM                       Erickson Lutheran Church
Please come and find out why jazz music combined with classical music is one of the most powerful tools for unifying our world’s social and cultural community.
Performers: Greg Gatien, saxophone; Eric Platz, percussion; Shannon Kristjanson, saxophone, flute, jazz voice; Jordan Panko, double bass

FESTIVAL GRAND FINALE
SUNDAY, JULY 24, 3:00 PM Erickson Lutheran Church
Don’t miss our grand finale of selections from some of the era’s finest romantic composers including Schumann’s Piano quartet in E flat major, op. 47.
Program: Schubert  – String Quartet No.12 in C minor ,D. 703 “Quartettsatz”
Dvorak – Terzetto in C major op.74, for 2 violins and viola
Schumann – Piano Quartet in E flat major, op. 47
Performers:  Alexander Tselyakov, piano; Kerry DuWors, violin; Joyce Lai, violin; Ian Clark, viola; Simon Fryer, cello; Catherine Wood, clarinet

FESTIVAL ENCORE –  JAZZ CRUISE CONCERT
SUNDAY, AUGUST 24, 8:30 PM
The Martese, at the Marina, Main Beach, Wasagaming (Clear Lake) Riding Mountain National Park
Performers: Greg Gatien, saxophone; Eric Platz, percussion; Shannon Kristjanson, saxophone, flute, jazz voice; Jordan Panko, double bass

 

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