Season 2016

Posthumous Composers in Residence
Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757) and Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998)

Details of our 2016 concert season are now available.
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The Firm Season 2016 - 'Couple on Horseback' by Wassily Kandinsky

SEASON SUBSCRIPTION

$35, $16 concession (4 concerts)

SINGLE TICKETS

$12, $7 concession

Tickets available at the door or from Trybooking

All secondary and tertiary music students receive complimentary season tickets, available at the door.

Join us for complimentary refreshments after each performance.


Concert 1: 8 pm, Monday August 1st, at Elder Hall


Kandinsky - Two Birds, 1907 Marianna Grynchuk, piano, and Simon Cobcroft, cello

Domenico Scarlatti
Sonatas
Alfred Schnittke
Preludes
Jakub Jankowski
Two Archetypes
Quentin Grant
Nocturne in Eb minor
Raymond Chapman Smith
Marienbad Intermezzi

Concert 2: 8 pm, Monday September 12th, at Elder Hall


Kandinsky - Lyrical, 1911 Konstantin Shamray, piano

Domenico Scarlatti
Sonatas
Alfred Schnittke
Sonata No.1
Peter Maxwell Davies
Farewell to Stromness
Raymond Chapman Smith
Akhmatova Park

Concert 3: 8 pm, Monday October 31st, at Elder Hall


Kandinsky - Russian Beauty, 1903 Mekhla Kumar, piano

Domenico Scarlatti
Sonatas
Alfred Schnittke
Preludes
Jakub Jankowski
New work
Quentin Grant
Winter Star Waltzes
Raymond Chapman Smith
Sternenfall (Star Fall)

Concert 4: 8 pm, Monday December 5th, at Elder Hall


Robert Macfarlane, tenor, and Kate Macfarlane, soprano

with Jamie Cock, piano
Kandinsky - Farewell, 1903

Domenico Scarlatti
Sonatas
Alfred Schnittke
Three Poems
Anne Cawrse
New work
Grahame Dudley
Morgenstern Songs
Raymond Chapman Smith
Liederbüchlein



Season 2015 Highlights The Firm composers and performers Season 2015 Concert 4


The Firm's debut on YouTube

Alexandra Bollard, Marianna Grynchuk and Emma Horwood
A wonderful video
from our final concert in 2015, featuring sopranos Emma Horwood and Ali Bollard, with pianist Marianna Grynchuk, performing Dvorak's 'Moravian Duets'. The clip was put together by Ray Thomas (Audio Production) and Peter Day (Video Production) of HitchHiker Video Productions



Gallery


Marianna Grynchuk, with partner Ivan and Raymond Chapman Smith

Pianist Marianna Grynchuk with Ivan and composer Raymond Chapman Smith after the opening concert of the season.

The Langbein String Quartet with Mekhla Kumar



Concert 3 featured the fine players of the Langbein String Quartet and pianist Mekhla Kumar and included music by young composer Jakub Jankowski. Jakub Jankowski 2015

Firm composers and performers 2015

Performers, composers and audience enjoyed the relaxed celebration after the fourth and final concert for the year.

Quentin Grant and Marianna Grynchuk

Raymond Chapman Smith and Emma Horwood


Post-concert hospitality

The Firm's Hospitality Annies

The Firm's 2015 Hospitality Annies at work after the concert.



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