Saturday, April 4, 2015

Upcoming Flute Events in April (Canada)

Compiled by Terry Lim

April 2nd Thursday, 8:00 pm: The Ironworks Session (Lorna McGhee - Flute, Vancouver)
Pianist Jane Coop has a great idea – invite two brilliant musician friends, plan a series full of gorgeous and unusual repertoire, invite videographers to contribute to each evening, and present the concerts in an intimate and relaxed cabaret setting. Flautist Lorna McGhee and violinist Dale Barltrop readily agreed and repertoire ranging from Dohnanyi, Martinü, Messaien and Debussy to Robert Pritchard and Joe Chindamo. Relaxed, brilliant, and bold, each concert begins with the music of JS Bach, and includes one work with accompanying video interpretation. Come and experience The Ironworks Sessions.
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April 12th Sunday, 8:00 pm: And the giant began to dance (Flute Street - flute choir, directed by Nancy Nourse, Toronto)
Flute Street, Toronto's Professional Flute Choir, with guest artist Peter Sheridan on Alto, Bass, Contrabass and Sub-contrabass Flutes. Programme includes arrangements and original compositions for low flutes, including the Concerto for Alto Flute by Canadian composer Peter Senchuk.
Assisting artists: Judy Diez d'Aux, bass flute; Ellen Meyer, piano; Lisa Jack, conductor.
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April 18th Saturday, 7:30 pm (Laurel Swinden - flute, London)
Program: Mike Mower’s Sonata Latino arranged for 10-piece brass, percussion and rhythm section, Chris Norman’s “Flower of Port Williams” tune, arranged for flute with brass ensemble (on my 8-keyed wooden flute). St James Westminster Anglican Church, London, Ontario. Adults $20 | Seniors $15 | Students $5 with ID | Children under 12 free

April 19th Sunday, 3:00 pm (Claire Marchand - flute, Montreal)
Flute and organ recital. Claire Marchand, flute and François Zeitouni, organ. Program: JS. Bach, Marin Marais, Frank Martin, Sommerfeldt. Admission free.

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