Winter 2022 Ensemble Concert Series

 Stay tuned for our Winter 2022 Ensemble Concert Series announcement!

 

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Previous Concerts in our Fall 2021 Ensemble Series

 

Rattle and Roll!
Scruncheons
November 13, 1:30pm
D.F. Cook Recital Hall

Enjoy the magic of percussion as the Scruncheons take to the stage with a selection of new and exciting works. A little something for everyone!

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The Sky Remains
Wind Ensemble
November 20, 1:30pm
D.F. Cook Recital Hall

Join the MUN Wind Ensemble for a concert of music that celebrates the sky and the world beyond. Pieces on the program include Tom Davoren’s Stillness and Julie Giroux’s Celestial Seas.

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Sinfonietta!
Chamber Ensemble
November 21, 1:30pm
D.F. Cook Recital Hall

Join the MUN Chamber Orchestra for an exciting and eclectic mix of music including works by T.J. Cole and Astor Piazzolla.


Back in Full Swing
Jazz Orchestra
November 27, 1:30pm
D.F. Cook Recital Hall

After a year of online rehearsals the MUN Jazz Orchestra is excited to be back live on stage. The ensemble will present an afternoon of swinging big band classics by composers such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Thad Jones.

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Meditatio Adventus
A Choral Meditation for Advent
November 28, 4pm
Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

Memorial University Festival and Chamber Choirs directed by Dr. Jakub Martinec and graduate students in conducting Yuan Chen and Savanna Muscat, and 2021 MMus Choral Conducting Graduates Greer Schatz and Branden Olsen. Special guests: organist Sharon Whalen, Inuk soprano Deantha Edmunds, Young Virtuosi and members of the Atlantic Boychoir. Featuring some of the finest choral works from the festive choral literature by Palestrina, Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Arnessen, Rachmaninoff, Pärt and Rutter. Arrangements of traditional carols by Sir David Willcocks will leave you with the sense that the season of renewal and joy is upon us all.

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Merry Wives and Troubled Lives
December 4, 1:30pm & 7:30pm
D. F. Cook Recital Hall

Join MUN’s Opera Workshop as they explore operatic scenes and arias from some of the repertoire’s best known works including Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice, and Nicolai’s The Merry Wives of Windsor.



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