COMPOSERS’ CUVÉE

2013
Summerhill Pyramid Winery, Kelowna, BC
Canadian, Contemporary and Captivating!

From keyboard to vineyard, ideas ferment in a perfect blend of natural beauty and sophisticated tastes to engage both senses and soul.

Composers’ Cuvée showcases the music of five resident Okanagan composers: Imant Raminsh (Vernon); Anita Perry (Summerland); Ernst Schneider (Penticton); Jean Ethridge (Salmon Arm); and Keith Tedman (Summerland). This unique concert of contemporary Canadian classical works offers a rare opportunity to mix and mingle with the creators behind the music, amidst the stunning surroundings of Canada’s premier certified organic winery.

A “New Music in New Places” Astrolabe Musik Theatre / Canadian Music Centre co-production.

PERFORMERS

KATHRYN CERNAUSKAS, flute
JANE HAYES, piano
HEATHER PAWSEY, soprano
JANNA SAILOR, violin
REBECCA WENHAM, cello

PROGRAM

PUNCH! – Jean Ethridge
AURA II – Keith Tedman
ADAGIO – Ernst Schneider
EARTH CHANTS
 – Imant Raminsh
PAN – Anita Perry
SONATA FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO – Jean Ethridge
CANTUS INFIRMUS – Keith Tedman
IN THE NIGHT WE SHALL GO IN – Imant Raminsh
ANGAKOO, THE SHAMAN – Ernst Schneider
NUIT D’ÉTOILES – Keith Tedman
DANSE ENERGIQUE
 – Jean Ethridge
TWO SONGS – Ernst Schneider
BUTTEFLIES – Imant Raminsh
FABLES FROM LA FONTAINE
 – Anita Perry
TASTING NOTES – Kathryn Cernauskas

REVIEWS

Free Classical Music Concert

Castanet – January 21, 2013
Here’s a fun way to introduce your budding musician to performing, and an exciting opportunity to enjoy contemporary classical music performed by some acclaimed musicians on February 9 at 7:30 PM. A concert at Summerhill Pyramid Winery in Kelowna will showcase the work of five Okanagan composers by a quintet (voice, piano, flute, violin, and cello) with the composers present to introduce their music – all for free.
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New Music in New Places

Castanet – February 2, 2013
A national initiative to bring contemporary Canadian classical music to the Okanagan is slated to take place at the Summerhill Pyramid Winery on Feb 9.
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GENEROUSLY SUPPORTED BY:

Casa Loma
Summerhill Winery
Canadian Music Centre
Canadian Heritage
Socan Foundation
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