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Musica Notturna

Music composed by Allan G. Bell, performed by Jeremy Brown (saxophone).

May 11 at 3 p.m.

This is an external event. Tickets are available through the Kensington Sinfonia

Calgary’s premiere chamber orchestra, the Kensington Sinfonia will conclude their 2013/14 season with “Musica Notturna.”

The Sinfonia will feature saxophonist Jeremy Brown who will be introducing Calgarian composer Allan Gordon Bell’s new piece, Burning Ice & Biting Flame, to the world.
 
Allan Gordon Bell is a composer who has created works for solo instruments, chamber ensembles, orchestra, band, and electroacoustic media as well as an opera. His music has been performed by soloists, ensembles, and orchestras throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Allan is the recipient of the 2014 JUNO Award for Best Classical Composition.
 
This concert also features the winner of the Kensington Sinfonia's 2014 Concerto Competition, 12-year-old keyboardist Liam Pond. Liam will showcase his talents on harpsichord playing the Concerto in F minor BWV 1056 by J.S. Bach.
 
Also included on the program is Boccherini's wonderful La Musica Notturna delle strade di Madrid (Night Music of the Streets of Madrid) for String Quintet and Max Richter's Vivaldi: Recomposed - Spring.