April 2008 Concerts in Calgary

Here is a listing of some of the exciting performances lined up for April:

Apr. 5: The ProArts Society presents Juno-nominated horn player Jeff Nelsen with Nina Yoshida Nelson (mezzo-soprano), Brinna Brinkerhoff (violin) and Jeffrey Neufeld (piano) in a recital featuring the music of Johannes Brahms. 3:00 PM @ the Cathedral Church of the Redeemer (604 - 1 St. SE). Tickets: $21.75 in advance, $25 at the door.

Apr. 12: The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra presents Twins and the Monster - an African folk tale filled with thrills, chills and music. 1:00 PM Petting Zoo, 2:00 PM, concert. Jack Singer Concert Hall. Tickets: $25/adult, $17/child.

Apr. 13: The Calgary Concerto Competition (C3) Association Presents the Winners of the 2008 Calgary Concerto Competition in concert with the Calgary Civic Symphony. Featured artists: Eric Kim (piano), Timothy Steeves (violin), Joanna Wiebe (cello) and Alexander Malikov (piano). 2:30 PM, Jack Singer Concert Hall. Tickets are $14/each. For the students who are tackling a piano concerto next year, this would be a valuable experience.

Apr. 25: New Works Calgary presents Voices, an exploration of the Canadian multicultural "voice". Featuring Parmela Attariwala (East Indian violinst/dancer), Sarah Laakkuluk Williamson (Inuit throat singer/storyteller/dancer) and Japanese Botoh dancers. 7:30 PM, pre-concert chat, 8:00 PM, concert. Rozsa Centre, UofC. Tickets available in advance at Campus Tickets Centre or at the door. For information call: 220-7202. Tickets: $18 adults/$15 seniors/students.

Apr. 26: The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra presents: Saturday Morning at the Symphony: Brilliant Brass. The CPO's brass section takes centre stage at this dress rehearsal. Also featured: Sleeping Beauty and Neil Cockburn on the Carthy Organ. 10 AM, lobby demonstration, 11 AM dress rehearsal. Jack Singer Concert Hall. Tickets: $18/adult, $15/student/senior, $12/child.

More concert listings are available at FFWDweekly.

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