Saskatoon Symphony Chamber Players
“If music be the food of love, play on! Give me excess of it!”
As part of our Mid-Winter Music Festival exploring the musical muse that is Shakespeare, the SSO Chamber Players brings you an afternoon of music inspired by the Bard.
Beethoven was a fervent lover of Shakespeare’s works, and in his String Quartet Op. 18 No. 1, he captures Juliet’s tomb scene in the stunning second movement. Saskatchewan composer Elizabeth Raum wrote incidental music for a production of King Lear, and when the production closed she created a suite of the music for wind quintet, the King Lear Fantasy. These pieces and much more—even a few surprise guests—as we explore the food of love!
Excerpt taken from: saskatoonsymphony.org
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Deutsch-Treff / drinks & deutsch
hosted by Das Schulhaus – German Language School Regina
Deutsch-Treff, also known as “Deutsch and Drinks” is a monthly meet up held at Stone’s Throw, a modern twist on a “Stammtisch.”
Come to Deutsch-Treff if you want:
a casual opportunity to speak German and learn about German culture
an opportunity to meet new people,
to network with the German speaking community
to have fun …
For more information, visit the Facebook event here.
A joyous romp through a series of chamber music favourites including Saint-Saëns’ Septet and Beethoven’s String Quartet.
Gordon Gerrard, piano
Arthur Foote: A Night Piece
Beethoven: String Quartet Op. 18, No. 3
Violet Archer: Divertimento
Saint-Saëns: Septet Op. 65
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