MARCH 23, 2016, AT 6 P.M.
The next generation of chamber musicians
The McCord Museum presents some of the most promising young talent in chamber music from the Schulich School of Music. You’ll be inspired and delighted by the variety of music and ensembles at these concerts.
March 23, 2016 at 6 p.m.
The Downwind Quintette
Since 2015, the Downwind Quintette has been bringing its high-energy performance style to the Montréal community. Coached by Jean Gaudreault of l’Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, the Quintette has participated in the McGill Chamber Music Competition and was selected to perform in a master class with renowned clarinetist James Campbell. The Downwind Quintette is especially dedicated to performing and promoting twentieth-century works for wind quintet, including music by Samuel Barber, Luciano Berio, György Ligeti, and Igor Stravinsky.
Jaena Kim, Flute
Carly Gordon, Oboe
Nick Walshe, Clarinet
Ryan Garbett, Horn
Kristy Tucker, Bassoon
Program: György Sándor Ligeti (1923-2006): Six Bagatelles (1953)
1 – Allegro con spirito
2 – Rubato lamentoso
3 – Allegro grazioso
4 – Presto ruvido
5 – Adagio mesto (Bela Bartok in memoriam)
6 – Molto vivace capriccioso
The Mason Quartet
The Mason Quartet is a recently formed string quartet at McGill University that began it’s musical exploration under the creative direction of violinist Mark Fewer. Since coming together, the members have performed in various settings, from temples to elementary schools, exploring the extraordinary sounds of Beethoven, Brahms and Haydn. They now continue their musical journey under instruction from professor Douglas McNabney.
Tomo Newton, Violin
Anna Humphrey, Violin
Rebecca Ruthven, Viola
Reuben Labovitz, Cello
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): String Quartet in F Major Op. 59 no.1
Allegretto vivace e sempre scherzando
Adagio molto e mesto
Thème Russe: Allegro
Location: J. Armand Bombardier Theatre at the McCord Museum
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