Faculty Chamber Series

Music faculty of the Fountain School return to The Music Room to present four concerts in their Chamber Players Series.

All concerts are held on Wednesdays at 7:30 pm in The Peggy Corkum Music Room, 6181 Lady Hammond Road, Halifax. For more information please call 902.429.9467 or visit https://www.scotiafestival.com/chamber-players

November 6

Melodic Masters
Our season opener features the all-time masters of melody. The program includes Schubert's miniature gem, Trio in B-flat major, Mozart's triumphant Piano Quartet in G minor, and Arensky's thrilling tribute to Tchaikovsky, the String Quartet No. 2 in A minor. Performers are Eloizabeth Oakes, viola; Leonardo Perez, violin; Paul Marleyn, cello; Shimon Walt, cello; Peter Allen, piano.

This concert is the opening event of the new Dalhousie Chamber Music Residency Program.

November 20 From Florid to Forlorn ...
Sopranos Betty Waynne Allison and Christina Raphaëlle Haldane join pianist Jennifer King for a fabulous evening of arias and songs. The feast of vocal repertoire includes Handel and Rossini’s florid classics as well as Strauss and Wagner’s forlorn favourites. Betty and Christina are thrilled to unite on stage and off, as visiting voice professors in the Fountain School.
February 26 All American
A celebration of the diversity of American music. Come enjoy the eclectic blend of oboe, trumpet, and piano with Brian James, Richard Simoneau, and Peter Allen, exploring a wide range of styles.
March 25 Beethoven Piano Extravaganza
We honour Beethoven's 250th birthday with an all-piano extravaganza, featuring Peter Allen and Danbee Ko. Students from the Fountain School’s piano area may make an appearance to celebrate the music of one of the all-time great piano composers.