The International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation (IICSI), Queen’s University, and the University of Guelph are proud to present “Curating for Change: The Work that Music Festivals Do in…
THURSDAY AT NOON Concert Series Fall 2018
September 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 22, 2018
One event on October 15, 2018 at 12:00 pm
Celebrating 50 Years of Music Making
Concerts start at 12:00 p.m. Thursdays in MacKinnon Room 107 (Goldschmidt Room) at the University of Guelph
Everyone is welcome and admission is FREE – donations gratefully appreciated.
September 13…… Agustí Fernández Solo. Solo piano improvisation by internationally acclaimed Barcelona-based pianist Agustí Fernández.
September 20…… Masterpieces by Great Masters with the Madawaska String Quartet. Two early works by composers who would soon become great masters of the String Quartet: Beethoven’s String Quartet Opus 18 no. 4, and Mendelssohn, String Quartet Opus 13 (“Frage”), written when the composer was only 18 years old.
September 27 …..An assortment of jazz standards from the American Songbook tradition as well as more modern jazz compositions performed by Howard Spring, Al Gorman, Andy Klaehn, Ted Warren and Ted Warren.
October 4…………. Lili Boulanger; ses influences and ses contemporains. Soprano Maghan McPhee and pianist
Carl Philippe Gionet warm-up the crowd for the upcoming Creative Women at the End of the First World War Conference (Oct 5-7, 2018). Songs of the influential Lili Boulanger, who is being celebrated for the centennial of her death and her creation “Clarieres dans le ciel” will be the focus. Her teacher Gabriel Faure and their contemporaries, Ravel, Duparc and the iconic Claude Debussy, also celebrating the centennial of his death, will be featured.
October 11………… NO CONCERT – Fall Study Break
MONDAY, October 15……….. Yazz Ahmed Family Hafla. This concert is presented in collaboration with the Central Students Association (CSA).
Goldschmidt Rm, MacKinnon 107
Thinking Spaces at 1:00 pm:Yazz Ahmed post-concert talk back with Jonathan Campbell (Aga Khan Museum)
Yazz Ahmed British-Bahraini trumpet and flugelhorn player, whose music seeks to blur the lines between jazz, electronic sound design and the music of her mixed heritage.
October 18…………… NO CONCERT
October 25……….. Jesse Stewart, solo percussion. University of Guelph alumnus, Dr. Jesse Stewart, will return to his alma mater to perform a concert of improvised solo percussion music on a variety of unusual instruments including the waterphone, handpan, wood flutes, and more.
Jesse Stewart will also be presenting a talk on his practice in musical community engagement, prior to his TAN concert as part of Thinking Spaces at 9am in the Goldschmidt Room, Rm 107, MacKinnon Building.
November 1………. Ted’s Warren Commission investigates The Great Regina Pizza Debate. This is a “Smooth Jazz” -free zone. We play rough Jazz for tough times.
November 8………. Ensemble Made In Canada perform the MOSAÏQUE Project: 4 Performers, 14 Composers +
Inspired Audiences, brought together to interpret and celebrate the diversity and richness of Canada through their eyes, ears, and hearts.
November 15……. Accordion Postcards from the Baroque with Joseph Petric and Douglas Perry, accordion and viola.
November 22…….. Student Soloists Day, featuring the talented Applied Music students from SOFAM.
For more information on the fall 2018 series, visit www.uoguelph.ca/sofam/events