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Four Seasons Two Ways Saturday January 12 2019 at 7:30 PM

Sagebrush Theatre
× Vivaldi’s Four Seasons are a perennial favourite of the repertoire with their evocative characterizations and virtuoso violin solos. Philip Glass wrote his American Four Seasons as a companion work, intended to both contrast and complement the music of the earlier Venetian master.

Guest Artist: Yolanda Bruno, violin

Programme:

VIVALDI: Four Seasons

GLASS: Violin Concerto No. 2, American Four Seasons

Four Seasons Two Ways (Salmon Arm) Sunday January 13 2019 at 2:00 PM

The Nexus At First
× Vivaldi’s Four Seasons are a perennial favourite of the repertoire with their evocative characterizations and virtuoso violin solos. Philip Glass wrote his American Four Seasons as a companion work, intended to both contrast and complement the music of the earlier Venetian master.

Guest Artist: Yolanda Bruno, violin

Programme:

VIVALDI: Four Seasons

GLASS: Violin Concerto No. 2, American Four Seasons

The Genius of Beethoven Saturday February 9 2019 at 7:30 PM

Sagebrush Theatre
× Revel in music written by one of the most famous and influential composers of all time, and come to appreciate the genius of Beethoven. We also present a new work by Maggie Ayotte in a special collaboration with the Université de Montréal.

Guest Artist: Kerson Leong, Violin

Guest Conductor: Jean-Michaél Lavoie

Programme:

AYOTTE New Work (premiere)

BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 8

Contrasts Saturday February 23 2019 at 7:30 PM

The Rex
× In this musical potpourri spanning the late 19th and 20th centuries, nostalgic romanticism yields to rhapsody, instrumental fusion yields to individuality, and unhurried somber resonance bursts into scintillating prisms, with due respects given to Brahms and Benny Goodman.

Featuring the Sun Rivers Trio.

KSO At the Movies Friday March 8 2019 at 7:30 PM

Sagebrush Theatre
× For those with a penchant for the big (and small) screens, this concert features a rundown of symphonic film favourites, from the first music to feature in a film (Saint-Saëns Assassinat du Duc de Guise) to the theme music from Game of Thrones.

Guest Artist: Cvetozar Vutev, violin

Programme Highlights:

PROKOFIEV: Lieutenant Kijé, Romance

BARBER: Adagio for strings

ROTA: The Godfather

WILLIAMS: Schindler's List Theme

RADJAMI: Game of Thrones (arr. Simon Leclerc)

KSO At the Movies Saturday March 9 2019 at 7:30 PM

Sagebrush Theatre
× For those with a penchant for the big (and small) screens, this concert features a rundown of symphonic film favourites, from the first music to feature in a film (Saint-Saëns Assassinat du Duc de Guise) to the theme music from Game of Thrones.

Guest Artist: Cvetozar Vutev, violin

Programme Highlights:

PROKOFIEV: Lieutenant Kijé, Romance

BARBER: Adagio for strings

ROTA: The Godfather

WILLIAMS: Schindler's List Theme

RADJAMI: Game of Thrones (arr. Simon Leclerc)

Folk Songs & Brahms Saturday March 23 2019 at 7:30 PM

The Rex
× John Kastelic collaborates with The Black Dog String Quartet to present a premier performance of his songs for voice and string quartet. Erasing the lines between classical music and contemporary folk music, these latest songs sparkle with ingenuity, thoughtfulness, and a breathtaking lyricism. As a counterpoint to the songs, the group presents Brahms' stunning String Quintet No. 2, a late work which reveals a particular love of Hungarian folk music.

Featuring the Black Dog String Quartet with John Kastelic.

Virtuosic Piano Saturday April 13 2019 at 7:30 PM

Sagebrush Theatre
× Chopin’s scintillating and virtuosic second piano concerto is joined on this program by Louise Farrenc’s Symphony No. 3, a rarely heard masterpiece from the mid-nineteenth century. Polish composer Wojciech Kilar wrote a great deal of music for films - an influence that can be felt in his work Orawa for string orchestra.

Guest Artist: Mathieu Gaudet, piano

Programme:

WOJCIECH KILAR: Orawa

FREDERIC CHOPIN: Concerto No. 2

LOUISE FARRENC: Symphony No. 3

Virtuosic Piano (Salmon Arm) Sunday April 14 2019 at 2:00 PM

The Nexus At First
× Chopin’s scintillating and virtuosic second piano concerto is joined on this program by Louise Farrenc’s Symphony No. 3, a rarely heard masterpiece from the mid-nineteenth century. Polish composer Wojciech Kilar wrote a great deal of music for films - an influence that can be felt in his work Orawa for string orchestra.

Guest Artist: Mathieu Gaudet, piano

Programme:

WOJCIECH KILAR: Orawa

FREDERIC CHOPIN: Concerto No. 2

LOUISE FARRENC: Symphony No. 3

Feelin' Groovy Friday April 26 2019 at 7:30 PM

Sagebrush Theatre
× Get ready to let your hair down, kick off your shoes and get Feelin’ Groovy, as Jim and the boys take you back in time with the music of Simon & Garfunkel. Songs like Mrs. Robinson, Scarborough Fair, The Boxer, and many more will have you singing along and chanting “Far Out!!”

Guest Artist: Jim Witter.

Feelin' Groovy Saturday April 27 2019 at 7:30 PM

Sagebrush Theatre
× Get ready to let your hair down, kick off your shoes and get Feelin’ Groovy, as Jim and the boys take you back in time with the music of Simon & Garfunkel. Songs like Mrs. Robinson, Scarborough Fair, The Boxer, and many more will have you singing along and chanting “Far Out!!”

Guest Artist: Jim Witter.

Carmina Burana Saturday May 11 2019 at 7:30 PM

Sagebrush Theatre
× Carmina Burana plunges us into the carnal excess of medieval ritual and vice. The enormous orchestra and choir, beguiling cast of soloists, and fascinating mix of comedy and tragedy, make this one of the most enduringly popular works of the 20th century. Les Étourneaux (starlings) by Nelson BC composer Keiko Devaux evokes the immense landscapes and crystalline air of the BC Interior, while Montreal composer Maxime Goulet’s "theatrical" concerto for clarinet completes the program.

Guest Artists: Chelsea Rus Soprano; Martin Renner Wallace, Tenor; James Westman, Baritone; Sally Arai, Clarinet; KSO Chorus.

Programme: MAXIME GOULET: Fishing Story KEIKO DEVAUX: Les Étourneaux KARL ORFF: Carmina Burana