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Winter/Spring 2023 Newsletter
ProArts, Mother's Day Concert, Opera in Victoria & more
ProArts: classics for piano, voice & cello
On February 22, cellist Jenny Crane, mezzo soprano Jeanine Williams and I will be featured in ProArts’ noon-hour concert series as a trio. We will present a programme of classics for Cello, Voice and Piano, which will include music by Bach, Brahms, Debussy, Saint-Saëns and more. If you’re in the downtown area, we’d love for you to join us at 12pm in the Cathedral Church of the Redeemer.
Born and raised in Alberta, we have all studied abroad and subsequently returned to our home province. We were connected through social media and were inspired to collaborate and share our mutual love for music with our community. We have organized and presented concerts of our own like Bach, Brahms and Bucking Broncos, and are currently in the process of preparing a showcase for Mother’s Day.
For today’s concert, we have prepared a programme of both recognizable classics as well as some less-common pieces that complement our instruments and their combinations.
February 22nd at 12pm (doors open at 11:45)
Cathedral Church of the Redeemer (604 1 St SE, Calgary)
Admission free to the public
See their event schedule for more information.
Here is a short clip from the concert:
Songs My Mother Taught Me
In celebration of Mother’s Day, Jeanine Williams and I will be presenting a recital comprised of music for mothers. We invite you to enjoy an early evening of classical music with your loved ones. Works by Copland, Grieg, Schubert, Brahms, Dvorak and more.
Woodcliff United Church (5010 Spruce Dr SW, Calgary)
May 14th at 5pm (Mother’s Day)
admission by donation
Opera in Victoria
Lauren Woods, Jeanine Williams and Adam Brousseau and I will be out West to present Rob Hunter’s Good Story at the Belfry Theatre in Victoria. In the Fall, we performed this work at The Grand in Calgary, working directly with the composer. The opera was very well received for its personal, honest and community-building spirit and we are excited to share it with a new audience.
March 18th at 8:00pm
March 19th at 1:30pm
Belfry Theatre (1291 Gladstone Ave, Victoria, BC)
tickets - pay what you can
This spring, our choral ensemble presents a set of music from the 70s and 80s. More details coming soon!
Saturday May 6th at 7pm
Fish Creek United Church
tickets available soon
This Spring, this lovely group of women will present a programme of music about Alberta and the west.
Saturday May 13th at 7pm
Fort Calgary - Burnswest Theatre 759 9 Ave SE Calgary
*seating is limited* - inquire about tickets through the Savridi Singers’ Website
Every Sunday at 7:30am I provide organ accompaniment to Sacred Heart’s Services. Every second Sunday I also accompany the 9:00am service, which also includes a choir.
Sundays at 7:30am, every second Sunday at 9:00am (Feb 5th, 19th)
Sacred Heart Church (1307 14 St SW, Calgary, AB)
A solemn Tenebrae service featuring choir and organ. More details coming soon!
Sunday, April 2 2023 at 7pm
St Anthony’s Cathedral
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