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June 2013


Announcing our 2013/2014 Concert Season

London Handel Players


Friday, October 4, 2013 | 8 PM
Convocation Hall | U of A Campus

The London Handel Players’ debut performance for the London Handel Festival 2000 initiated an enduring and very successful partnership of some of Britain’s leading early music specialists. The group’s concert program, Handel at Home, features some of his liveliest and most engaging works, adapted for chamber ensemble. More »

Isabel Bayrakdarian

Serouj Kradjian


Friday, October 25, 2013 | 8 PM
McDougall United Church

Internationally acclaimed as an opera star, recitalist, and recording artist, Isabel Bayrakdarian moves with ease from Gluck and Mozart to Poulenc and Janácek.

Her wide-ranging musical projects include performances with Broadway’s Patti LuPone; soundtrack recordings for the films Ararat and The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers; and a widely toured program of traditional Armenian music developed with her husband, pianist and composer Serouj Kradjian. More »

Anonymous 4


ANONYMOUS 4 | A cappella quartet
Saturday, November 9, 2013 | **7:30 PM**
West End Christian Reformed Church

What began in 1986 as a music reading exercise, adapting medieval chant and polyphony to female voices, led four young singers to a sustained commitment to a cappella performance and international success as the vocal ensemble Anonymous 4. More »

Trio Jean Paul


Friday, January 31, 2014 | 8 PM
Convocation Hall | U of A Campus

Named for the German poet Jean Paul, a contemporary of Goethe and Schiller, the Trio Jean Paul draws inspiration for musical expression from the inflections of literary language. The Trio’s admired poetic fluency serves music of any era — the group is as much at home premiering new works as it is performing works from the Classical and Romantic repertoire. More »

José Miguel Moreno


JOSÉ MIGUEL MORENO | Vihuela and baroque guitar
Saturday, March 22, 2014 | 8 PM
Convocation Hall | U of A Campus

A soloist and chamber musician, founder of two ensembles dedicated to the performance of Spanish and European Renaissance and Baroque music — La Romanesca and Orphénica Lyra — José Miguel Moreno is recognized worldwide as an original instrument and early music specialist. More »

James Ehnes | photo: Ben Ealovega

Andrew Armstrong | photo: Olivier Wilkins


Wednesday, April 2, 2014 | 8 PM
McDougall United Church

Canadian-born James Ehnes has thrilled audiences world wide since his orchestral debut with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra at the age of 13. The recipient of numerous awards, including a Grammy, a Gramophone and seven Juno awards, he continues to win superlatives for his artistry and impressive technique.

The American pianist Andrew Armstrong performs frequently with James Ehnes and has recorded with him, two highly praised volumes of works for violin and piano by Béla Bartók. A prize-winning soloist, Andrew Armstrong has appeared with major orchestras in Europe and Asia and throughout North America.
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SUBSCRIPTIONS go on sale Friday, June 21, 2013.

SINGLE CONCERT TICKETS for non-subscribers will go on sale August 15, 2013.

ECMS’s 2013 Summer Solstice Festival  

Musical Prodigies | Friday, June 21, 2013
The New World: Music of America | Sat., June 22, 2013
Summer Passion | Sunday, June 23, 2013

Convocation Hall | U of A Campus

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