"I am 3/4ths Canadian, and one 4th New Englander - I had ancestors on both sides in the Revolutionary war." - Elizabeth Bishop

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Scotia Festival rally on May 4th at 7pm

A reminder

On Wednesday, May 4th at 7pm in The Music Room, 6181 Lady Hammond Rd., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Scotia Festival of Music is holding a rally for its upcoming Festival in June 2011.

Soprano Suzie Le Blanc will sing Mozart's fiery motet "Exultate Jubilate" with pianist Simon Docking and the performance will be followed by a description of the main events of the Festival including
five concerts given in honour of the Elizabeth Bishop Centenary (EB100). These concerts will feature International and local artists such as RH Thompson (Toronto) Alexander Weimann (Munich & Montreal), Blue Engine String Quartet (Halifax) Tempest Baroque Ensemble (Halifax), Suzanne Lemieux (Halifax) and Suzie LeBlanc (Montreal & Halifax). Performances will include works from the Baroque and Classical eras as well as Premieres of Canadian compositions by composers Dinuk Wijeratne and John Plant.

Please join us and bring a friend who may enjoy "Halifax's Rite of Spring" with Scotia Festival of Music.

Scotia Festival of Music is an annual two-week chamber music festival held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, during the first two weeks of June, boasting over fifty public events. Featuring international talent of the highest caliber, the festival offers Highlight Concerts, Recitals, open rehearsals, masterclasses, coaching sessions, lectures, and more.

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