The Rose and the Fleur-de-Lys


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The celebration includes compositions by composers from two of Canada’s founding nations:
String Quartet in E minor by Elgar and 2nd quintet by Faure, and features a rare treat:
Métis Songs by Canadian composer Malcolm Forsyth sung by acclaimed soprano Donna Brown,

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Edward Elgar
String Quartet in E minor, opus 83
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Malcom Forsyth
Three Métis Songs from Saskatchewan
Chanson du petit cordonnier (Song of the Little Shoemaker)
Adieu de la mariée (A Bride’s Farewell)
Chanson de la grenouillère (Song of the Frog Plain)
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INTERMISSION
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Gabriel Fauré
Second Quintet, in C minor, for piano and strings, opus 115
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Donna Brown, soprano
Laurence Kayaleh, Axel Strauss, violin
Douglas McNabney, viola
Paul Marleyn, cello
Stéphane Lemelin, piano

 

 

WHEN
Saturday September 23 at 7:30 pmbutton2_tickets
WHERE
St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church, 335 Main St. E, Picton
TICKETS
$35 (adult) $15 (student) $5 (18 and under)