Mainstage Concerts

2017-18 Mainstage Concerts

Elite music student ensembles, choirs, bands, the University Symphony Orchestra, faculty performers and vocalists, plus acclaimed international guest artists are featured in the U of A’s mainstage concert series.

Masterworks for PianoMasterworks for Piano
March 4, 2018 @ 3 pm
Convocation Hall

Experience the elegance of piano classics by Bach, Beethoven, Debussy and Schubert. An evening of exquisite piano repertoire! Performed by Jacques Després.
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Faculty Composers 90x90Faculty Composers: Echo of Nothing
March 9, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Timms Centre
 
“Every something is an echo of nothing” ― John Cage
Faculty composers, Howard Bashaw, Mark Hannesson, Scott Smallwood and Andriy Talpash with new works for Guillaume Tardif, Roger Admiral, and the Edmonton Saxophone Quartet.
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John Williams 90x90John Williams Celebration: Music from the Movies and More
March 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Winspear Centre

The Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Concert Band join “forces” to showcase soundtrack works by leading film composer John Williams and others. Conductors: Daryl Price and Angela Schroeder
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Symphonic Dances 90x90Symphonic Dances

March 25, 2018 @ 3 pm
Winspear Centre

A crowning achievement by Russian composer Rachmaninov, Symphonic Dances is exciting, colourful and macabre. An orchestral suite in three movements, the University Symphony Orchestra will perform Rachmaninov’s final composition evoking his shifting harmonies and rhythmic vitality. Conductor: Petar Dundjerski
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Colourful Department of Music IllustrationsKilburn Memorial Concert

April 8, 2018 

Details to be announced.
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