Winter 2022 Concert Series

Winter 2022 Concert Series


Our 2022 Winter Concert Series is finished for the Season.

Stay tuned for an announcement about our 2022 Fall Concert Series!


Previously in our Winter 2022 Concert Series:

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Project Earth: The Blue Chapter | Mainstage Concert Series
Iris Trio
April 26, 2022, 7:30pm
D.F. Cook Recital Hall

The Iris Trio (including faculty member Christine Carter) returns to St. John's to present the complete Blue Chapter of their multi-year Project Earth. This special evening will include the world premiere performances of two new works by Florian Hoefner and poet Don McKay. For those of you who remember Bird Island Suite from 2019, this Project Earth sequel is not to be missed! 

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Arias | Ensemble Concert Series
MUN Opera Workshop
April 9, 2022, 1:30pm
D.F. Cook Recital Hall

MUN Opera Workshop presents a delightful program of opera arias from some of the most prominent works in the genre.

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Virtuosa! | Ensemble Concert Series
Chamber Orchestra
April 7, 2022, 7:30pm
D.F. Cook Recital Hall

The Chamber Orchestra welcomes recent concerto competition winner, Cuban violinist Yanet Campbell, to centre stage to perform Mozart’s Concerto No. 3. Her soulful playing and dazzling fingers will delight you, so don’t miss this evening of classic orchestral gems!

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Colours | Ensemble Concert Series
Wind Ensemble
April 2, 2022, 1:30pm
D.F. Cook Recital Hall

Join the MUN Wind Ensemble for a concert of music filled with colour featuring 2019 concerto competition winner Erin Sullivan performing Bert Appermont’s Colours. Other works include Jan Van der Roost’s Puszta, Viet Cuong’s Diamond Tide, and Alex Shapiro’s Tight Squeeze.

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***CANCELLED*** Even with Sorrow, Life is Sweet  | Mainstage Concert Series
Nancy Dahn, Christine Carter, Timothy Steeves
March 31, 2022, 7:30pm
D.F. Cook Recital Hall

We are sorry to announce that Thursday’s concert, Even with Sorrow, Life is Sweet with Nancy Dahn, Christine Carter, and Timothy Steeves at the D.F. Cook Recital Hall, has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. All tickets purchased in advance will be refunded.

Lift | Ensemble Concert Series
Jazz Orchestra
March 26, 2022, 1:30pm
D.F. Cook Recital Hall

After another pandemic winter the MUN Jazz Orchestra will lift your spirits with a program of upbeat and energetic music from Cuba and the United States. The program will feature originals and arrangements by Arturo Sandoval, Chick Corea, Michael Philip Mossman, Mongo Santamaria, and Kurt Rosenwinkel.

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Without A Net | Mainstage Concert Series
Florian Hoefner
March 24, 2022, 7:30pm
D.F. Cook Recital Hall

Florian Hoefner will present an evening of spontaneous solo piano creations. Join him on this improvised journey exploring the sound worlds of folk music, contemporary classical music, and jazz.

Aurora Borealis | Ensemble Concert Series
March 19, 2022, 1:30pm
D.F. Cook Recital Hall

The Scruncheons presents a concert of exciting music from the world of percussion. Selections include David Hahn’s beautiful composition Mbira, Marilyn Bliss’ Aurora Borealis and John Beck’s Overture for Percussion Ensemble. A concert not to be missed!

¡Tanguissimo! Piazzolla meets Borges | Mainstage Concert Series
Sylvie Proulx and Friends
March 10, 2022, 7:30pm
D.F. Cook Recital Hall

Join us for the 100th anniversary celebration of the birth of legendary musician and composer Astor Piazzolla and the little-known connection between him and Jorge Luis Borges, one of the most important figures of Latin American literature. ¡Tanguissimo! Piazzolla meets Borges is the result of a collaboration between guitarist Sylvie Proulx and Spanish professor Myriam Osorio. The multidisciplinary program features School of Music faculty and students as well as Dr. John Turci-Escobar, Butler School of Music, University of Texas. Don‘t miss this rare opportunity to discover the fiery encounter of these two giants of Argentinean culture!

Faculty Gala | Mainstage Concert Series
March 3, 2022, 7:30pm
D.F. Cook Recital Hall

Our most anticipated concert of the year, the Faculty Gala features performances by some of the School of Music's celebrated faculty, staff and students, including Gregory Oh, Duo Concertante, Tiago Delgado, Anna Rumbolt, Chanel Rolle, and Mado Christie. Always fun and full of surprises, this is an evening you won’t want to miss.

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Essence-ial Listening
Trinitas Chamber Ensemble
January 27, 2022, 7:30pm

Streaming online here on the Music at Memorial YouTube channel 

Announcing the first show in our Winter 2022 Mainstage Concert Series! We are kicking off our Series in a way that may look different than originally planned but the show must go on! We are delighted to invite you to join us virtually for Essence-ial Listening with the Trinitas Chamber Ensemble!

“…the spirit of humankind, beset these days with anguish over the state of the world, can still find beauty, and it is the artist’s task to reflect beauty as well as anguish.” (Canadian composer Mary Gardiner, 1993.) Join Trinitas Chamber Ensemble for a program of trios full of the joy and despair of our human life, featuring works by Gardiner, Jake Heggie, Stacy Garrop, and Ned Rorem. 


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Newfound Music Festival Gala
February 11, 2022, 7:30pm NST

Streaming online here at the Music at Memorial YouTube channel

Newfound Music Festival is an annual festival that invites students, alumni, and faculty to share their "Newfound ideas" with the School of Music community. This year, Newfound Music Festival is proud to present an eclectic gala featuring one of our newest faculty members, Gregory Oh, and a host of talented performers and composers from the School of Music, including Tiago Delgado, Gillian Morrissey, Michelle Cheramy and Phil Roberts, Andrew Gosse and Mackenzie Broders, and Trio Lyrical. Tune in for an exciting program of contemporary music! 

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