Dear Canzona Fans,
Once again, we have a spectacular line up for this year’s Canzona Series. Musicians will be coming to play for us from Ottawa, Edmonton, Halifax, New York, Las Vegas and Havana. The beautiful venue of St Andrew by the Lake and, you our great audience, make our series a wonderful and welcoming place for Chamber musicians to present the music they so love to perform. The dates at the Island Church are December 3rd, January 28th, February 25th, March 18th, April 15th and May 27th.
Our concert ticket prices will remain at $25. Brunch prices are also unchanged at $20. The series price is $150 without brunch and $270 with brunch. In addition Island Subscribers will be given a single ticket to each City performance.
And that’s not all! As our way of thanking loyal subscribers for their on-going patronage, this year’s season ticket holders will be invited to attend an extra concert that is being organized for the spring, compliments of Canzona. We look forward to seeing you soon.
Thank you for your support,
Jonathan and Roger-The Canzona Team
Season tickets for concert and brunch $270 or $150 for concert only.
Single tickets: brunch and concert $45 - concert only $25.
RESERVATIONS: If you are attending the island concert and would like to reserve brunch, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Jonathan Krehm at 416- 822-0613 ( phone or text) by the Wednesday evening preceding each Sunday concert.
December 3rd at 2:30
A collaboration by musicians from the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the National Arts Centre Orchestra will pair Felix Mendelssohn’s miraculous String Octet , his own favorite composition written at the age of 16, with Johannes Brahm’s first sextet for strings. Both these works are among the greatest pieces of music written for strings. The Players are among the best string players in Canada.
Violins:Yosuke Kawasaki, Jessica Linnebach, Shane Kim, Ashley Vandiver
Violas:Theresa Rudolph, Ivan Ivanovich
Cellos: Joseph Johnson, Alistair Eng
January 28, 2018
For many yearsyears, the mainstay of our series has been the fabulous TRIO INK formerly TRIO PLUS. Yosuke Kawasaki-violin, Wolfram Koessel-cello, and Vadim Serebryany-piano. They will play works by Clara Schumann, Johannes Brahms ,and Dmitri Shostakovitch.
Listen to Trio Ink here:
February 25, 2018
The Brahms Clarinet Quintet is the last of the four quintets he wrote. It is one of his greatest works. The gypsy rhapsody in the middle of the second movement is one of the best passages ever written for clarinet. The Paul Hindemith Quintet written in the 1920’s is wonderful work full of craft and surprises. Clarinet- Jonathan Krehm , Violins-Csaba Koczo, JessicaTong, Viola-Rory Mcleod, Cello-Robin Howe
Island Concert Info:
Brunch at 12:30 PM
To reserve brunch please contact us by email at RESERVATIONS@CANZONA.ORG,
call or text:
Jonathan (416- 822-0613) or
Roger (416-779-3886) by the Wednesday evening preceding each Sunday concert.
March 18, 2018
Robert Uchida, concertmaster of the Edmonton Symphony returns with Halifax pianist Peter Allen to present the 3 Brahms Violin and Piano Sonatas.
April 15, 2018
Vadim Serebryany –Piano solo performing works by Beethoven, Liszt, and Carter. For more than 10 years we have been fortunate to have Vadim perform with TRIO INK. We will now get to hear him in a solo recital.
May 27, 2018