This Saturday join Classic 107's Bill Richardson for the Sixth Annual Classical Music Showcase at the 2014 JUNO Awards (part of JUNOfest).
The event takes place Saturday, March 29, 1:00 p.m. at the Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue, third floor, Centennial Hall.
Admission is pay what you can.
- Land's End Ensemble with James Campbell, clarinet, performing Allan Gordon Bell's Field Notes. Field Notes is nominated for Classical Composition of the Year.
- Antiphony Ensemble, performing a choral work by Stephen Chatman. Chatman's Magnificat is nominated for Classical Composition of the Year.
- Stewart Goodyear, piano, performing Beethoven's, Appassionata sonata (second and third movements). Stewart Goodyear is nominated for Classical Album of the Year: Solo or Chamber Ensemble.
- Isabel Bayrakdarian, voice & Serouj Kradjian, piano. Isabel Bayrakdarian, with the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra is nominated for Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral Performance.
Toronto Symphony Orchestra, 2014 JUNO nominee in the Classical Album of the Year: Large Ensemble or Soloist(s) with Large Ensemble Accompaniment category. Two members are performing: Gabriel Radford (Third Horn, TSO) and Sarah Jeffrey (Principal Oboe, TSO) will perform Carl Reinecke, Trio for Oboe, Horn and Piano, Op. 274 Movement 1 “Allegro Moderato.” Mr. Radford and Ms. Jeffrey are former members of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. They will be joined by Serouj Kradjian on piano.
- James O'Callaghan James O'Callaghan will present his electro-acoustic work Objects-Interiors. James O'Callaghan's, Isomorphia for Orchestra and Electronics is nominated for Classical Composition of the Year.
The event is presented by the Canadian Music Centre, Prairie Region and is sponsored by FACTOR. The innaugural showcase was in Calgary. It has since been put on in Vancouver, St. John's, Toronto, and Ottawa.
If you're a JUNOfest wristband holder, you will be permitted access to this show on a first come first served basis. Arrive early though, only 25 wristband holders will be allowed VIP access.
Listen below for Michael's interview with the founder of the classical music showcase, John Reid.