Tartini Symposium

Admission to this concert series is free of charge.

No pre-registration is required.

Tartini Symposium Concerts at Convocation Hall

October 21 @ 6:30 pm | “Celebrating Tartini, Opening Contexts”

Music by: Tartini, CPE Bach, Yarkın and Graun

With: Elinor Frey, Anders Muskens, and guests

October 22 @ 12:50 pm | “Creative Variations”

Music by: Lahoussaye & Woldemar 

With: Guillaume Tardif, Rafael Hoekman, Anders Muskens

October 22 @ 7:00 pm | “Tartini's Pupils and Influences”

Chamber music by: Tartini, Sirmen, Ferrari, Nardini & Khandoshkin

With: Guillaume Tardif, Viktoria Grynenko, Pin Wen Chen, Svitlana
Remniakova, Jay Hansen, Yining Yang, Jiaxin Liu (violins); Savannah Siebel, Yitian
Fan (violas); Conrad Sobieraj, Melissa Lank, Ryan Hoffman (cello)

The Wirth Institute at the University of Alberta, in partnership with the Slovenian Embassy and the Department of Music, presents a conference on topics related or contemporary to the celebrated violinist, pedagogue and theoretician Giuseppe Tartini (who was born in Piran, Slovenia in 1692). Please join us for lectures, lecture-recitals and concerts, including a virtual visit of the Tartini Museum in Piran and concerto performances featuring well-known Early music artists Elinor Frey (cello) and Anders Muskens (harpsichord).  

All are welcome. FREE admission to the conference events & NO registration required:
Friday, October 21 from 5:45 pm (@Convocation Hall, keynote address, concert)
Saturday, October 22 (all day @Convocation Hall, lectures, demonstrations, concerts)
Sunday, October 23 (from 10am @Studio 2-7, Fine Arts Building, performance workshop)

Find more information here.

Music News

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    Announcing four new back-to-back album releases on well-known music label, Azul Music, featuring violinist Vladimir Rufino (DMus 2017) and violist Fabiola Amorim (DMus 2018).

  • Voice Area Performance with Pro Coro Canada

    December 02, 2022

    Professor John Tessier and U of A voice students, Jin Yu, Catherine Daniel and Jacqueline Hernandez performed with Pro Coro Canada on November 26, 2022.

  • Handling and annotating music

    November 25, 2022

    In two short films, U of A’s musicologist Fabio Morabito explores what it meant to be interested in music before the advent of recording technologies. Listen to Dr. Morabito discussing the origins of today’s mass music consumption in people’s hands, rather than ears!

  • “I Am YEG Arts” Series: William H. Street

    November 24, 2022

    Today you have time. Use it wisely. If there were ever a moment to pull out an embroidery needle, this could be it. But besides being stitch worthy, it’s also seriously great advice from an equally great artist [...] — this week’s “I Am YEG Arts” story belongs to William H. Street.

Past Concerts

You can watch past Virtual Prism recorded concerts on the Faculty of Arts YouTube channel

Stand Alone Violin Part II
June 11, 2021

Dreams and Fantasies for Clarinet and Piano
May 28, 2021

Trombone Romances
May 14, 2021

The Jealous Cellist
May 7, 2021

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