December Concert Listings

Week of November 28

Tues. November 29, 2016
12 – 1 p.m.
Joshua Peters, violin
Philip Chiu, piano

Golden Violin
Winner of the Schulich School of Music of McGill University's 2015/2016 Golden Violin Award, violinist Joshua Peters unites with pianist Philip Chiu in a program of virtuoso masterworks for violin and piano.


Wed. November 30, 2016
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
McGill Jazz Sextet
Jean-Michel Pilc, leader

Montreal Jam
Artists from the Schulich School of Music’s jazz program present a toe-tappin' concert of jazz hits and original compositions. Led by Professor Jean-Michel Pilc on piano, this young group is comprised of Claire Devlin on sax, Matt Schultz on guitar, Ethan Cohn on bass, Éric Maillet on drums, and Renée Yoxon on vocals.


Thurs. December 1, 2016
12 – 1 p.m.
Chelsea Rus, soprano
Marie-Ève Scarfone, piano

Wirth Vocal Prize
Canadian soprano Chelsea Rus showcases the beauty of the soprano voice with a program that won her the inaugural Wirth Vocal Prize at the Schulich School of Music at McGill University. She is joined at the piano by Marie-Ève Scarfone.


Week of December 5

Tues. December 6, 2016
12 – 1 p.m.
Artists of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra

Italian Masterworks
Join five members of the esteemed Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra in a program of Italian Baroque gems featuring chamber music by Geminiani, Boccherini, and Vivaldi.

Week of December 12

Tues. December 13, 2016
12 – 1 p.m.
GGS New Music Ensemble
Brian Current, director

Under the exhilarating direction of Brian Current, The Glenn Gould School New Music Ensemble presents a world premiere by the multi award-winning Iranian-Canadian composer Saman Shahi; the large work, Aventures, by internationally acclaimed Finnish composer Magnus Lindberg; and Four Movements for flute, clarinet, harp, violin, cello and percussion by Ron Smith.

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