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Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival 2021

Sunday, August 8th - Saturday, August 21st

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Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival Celebrates Manitoba’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation

Alexander Tselyakov and Daniel Tselyakov, Artistic Directors

A VIRTUAL MUSIC EXPERIENCE

The 2021 Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival has a program full of incredible music planned for you, and we can’t wait to get started. Six concerts and a movie night starting August 8th and running until August 21st.

On Sunday, August 8th, we will launch our Manitoba 150 festival with a special virtual concert. World Premiere: Manitoba Music- Choreography​! The commission is created especially for the Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival.

A suggested minimum donation for each concert is $20 for each concert.

Brandon University School of Music (204) 727-9631

Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival (204) 571-6547

Payment may be made by VISA, Mastercard or cheque. Mail cheques made payable to Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival with details of concert order to Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival School of Music, Brandon University
270-18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 6A9

The video link to watch each concert will be posted at www.clearlakefestival.ca or by clicking on the date and time for each concert.

OPENING NIGHT

Looking forward, remembering our past: a journey of song to Manitoba’s prairie past and three world premieres. Choreography & Manitoba Music, commissioned especially for the Festival, grace our Opening Night.

Sunday, August 8, 2021 @7:00 PM CDT

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Concert #2: “Quotations and Homages”

Tonight we focus on Manitoba composers and artists, with chamber works for guitar, clarinet, cello, piano, flute and voice. A concert of intimacy and surprising power.

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 @7:00 PM CDT

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MOVIE NIGHT:

“Wheat City: 1900s, Making Modern Brandon”

A film recounting the formative years of Brandon, Manitoba, created by historian Tom Mitchell, with music by Dr. Ken Nichols; Sandra Smith, violin; Catherine Wood, clarinet; Leanne Zacharias, cello; Alla Turbanova, piano.

Friday, August 13, 2021 @7:00 PM CDT

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Concert #3: “Coffee Concert”

A perennial favourite of the Festival, the “Coffee Concert”: playful and evocative tunes performed by Graham Campbell, James Campbell, and the Graham Campbell Ensemble.

Saturday, August 14, 2021 @10:00 AM CDT

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Concert #4: Beethoven @ 251

An evening of Beethoven: a beloved piano concerto and a renowned piano sonata, performed by Alexander Tselyakov, Daniel Tselyakov, and the Libby Quintet.

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 @7:00 PM CDT

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Concert #5:

“Our Young Artists Initiations”

Meet the Manitoba Composer II

Manitoba composers, Brandon performers: A showcase of young talent playing piano works by Naina Jinga, Bill Pura, Ken Nichols, Sid Robinovitch, Jim Hiscott, Remi Bouchard, and Constantine Caravassilis.

Thursday, August 19, 2021 @7:00 PM CDT

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Concert #6: Festival Finale

Jazz and Dance: Chopin meets Isadora Duncan. World Premiers! New commissions written specially for the Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival: Kathleen Hiley’s choreography on “Toccata” by Francis Pott, John’s Baron “Static’ and “Hymnal”, and Sid Robinovitch’s “The Drunken Sailor”.

Saturday, August 21, 2021 @7:00 PM CDT

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Brandon University is committed to being an accessible institution. To ensure that any event is available to all who are interested in attending, please advise us in advance of any accessibility considerations. Accessibility contact: communications@brandonu.ca

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Sunday, August 8th
End:
Saturday, August 21st
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Brandon, MB