- Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 7:30pm
- Brandon Chamber Players
- Lorne Watson Recital Hall
- Brandon University School of Music, Queen Elizabeth II Music Building, Brandon, MB, Canada
The Brandon Chamber Players kick off their 21st concert season on Friday, September 13, with a celebration of Beethoven in honour of his upcoming 250th birthday. In Celebration of Beethoven’s 250th Birthday will feature works by Beethoven and his dear friend and admirer, Anton Reicha. The program will feature performances of Beethoven’s Trio in B-Flat Major, Op. 11; Quintet in E-Flat Major, Op.16; and Reicha’s Wind Quintet in D Major, Op. 91, No. 3. The musicians performing in this concert are Kyung Kim, piano; Nancy Hennen, flute; Robin McMillan, oboe; Catherine Wood, clarinet; Anna Norris, bassoon; Patricia Evans, horn; and Leanne Zacharias, cello.
The concert is also a celebration of women, and in addition to an all-female ensemble, Brandon Chamber Players is proud to partner is YWCA Brandon. The YWCA will be collecting hygiene items (toothpaste, shampoo, etc.) to help women and families in need. Cash donations are also welcome.
“I’m excited to share the stage with these great musicians! Bonus that they are all woman I admire and that we are using the opportunity to collect donations for a local shelter through the YWCA.” -Catherine Wood, Brandon Chamber Players performer and Artistic Director
Tickets will be available at the door the night of the concert (6:45 PM rush seating), or in advance at the School of Music office (204) 727-9361. Seating is limited, so advance purchase is strongly recommended. $30 adult and $15 student. Season passes are available for $120 (adult) and $40 (student). Adult season passes include a free bonus ticket to bring a guest to a concert of your choice. For more information visit https://brandonchamberplayers.ca/
Brandon Chamber Players is grateful for the support of Forman Honda, Brandon University, the City of Brandon, and the Manitoba Arts Council for making this concert possible.