ISC on Stage 2016 / 2017
All performances held at:
St. Stephen’s Anglican Church
1121 – 14th Ave S.W.
ELEMENTS OF CANADA: WINDS AT ITS BEST
October 30, 2016, 3 PM
Perfect Cadence Woodwind Quintet & University of Calgary String Quartet
Welcome to our season opener! We bring together two of Calgary's leading chamber groups to play a selection of Canadian and American works as well as Spohr's great Nonet.
MOST ELEMENTAL: FAMILY MATTERS 2
November 20, 2016, 3 PM
Franklin Cohen, Diana Cohen, Alex Cohen, Josué Valdapeñas, Roman Rabinovich
You may remember our Cohens' "Family Matters" concert from last season. We listened to what you said, so we brought them back again! On the program: Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time, and more.
CLASSICAL GUITAR: THE ELEMENT OF SURPRISE
December 4, 2016, 3 PM
In collaboration with the Classical Guitar Society of Calgary
Brett Gunther, Ralph Maier, Darren Young, MRU String Quartet
Three of Calgary's finest guitarists will join forces with an up-and-coming string quartet from the MRU Conservatory in a Baroque and Classical music feast perfect for the season.
January 22, 2017, 3 PM
Donovan Seidle, Steven Lubiarz, Michael Bursey, Kirill Kalmykov
The Bell'arte Strings play Mendelssohn String Quartets - everyone wins!
THE ELEMENT OF FIRE: FIERY TANGO AND BELOVED ITALIAN MUSIC
February 26, 2017, 3 PM
Penny Sanborn Trio
Calgary's accordionist Penny Sanborn makes her ISC debut with her trio in this program of tangos and Italian favourites.
CONNECTING THE ELEMENTS: A SOULFUL JOURNEY FROM FIRE TO SPIRIT
March 12, 2017, 3 PM
Kirill Kalmykov, Julia Haager
Back by popular demand, Duo Polaris invites you on a journey to explore the four classical elements through breathtaking music from around the world.
NATURE IN ALL HER ELEMENTS
April 23, 2017, 3 PM
Inglewood String Quartet and Marcin Swoboda
Hyewon Grillet-Kim, Jeremy Gabbert, Laurent Grillet-Kim, Josue Valdepenas
Joining this group of CPO virtuosos is Marcin Swoboda on viola as the Inglewood String Quartet perform a world premiere of Marcin Swoboda's work based on the elements, Beethoven's "Storm" quintet, and Brahms' string quintet.
THE ELEMENT OF JOY: THE TROUT QUINTET
May 7, 2017, 3 PM
Matt Heller, Rolf Bertsch & Friends
We conclude our season with Schubert's joyous Trout Quintet!
January 22, 2017
February 26, 2017
the elements of fire: fiery tango and beloved italian music