Symphony Nova Scotia returns to Public Libraries in Halifax, Dartmouth, and Truro for the 25th anniversary of free library concerts in our community.
Bring your lunch and listen to beautiful music, accompanied by informative, entertaining stories about the composers. These concerts are hosted by Symphony Nova Scotia bassist Max Kasper, and feature the Symphony Nova Scotia Library Players, as well as perennial favourites the Gatto Dolce Duo.
All concerts begin at 12:00 noon and are free and open to the public.
MUSIC FOR 5 (OR LESS!)
Thursday, May 21, 2015, 12 noon • Keshen Goodman Public Library
Friday, May 22, 2015, 12 noon • Halifax Central Library
Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 12 noon • Alderney Gate Public Library
Join the Library Players as they explore the duets and trios that make up a quintet. They will split their merry band into smaller groups to explore the many ways that five musicians can interact.
Music by: Bach, Mozart, Dvořák, and Haydn, for a start…
Featuring the Library Players:
- Yi Lee, violin
- Anita Gao Lee, violin
- Susan Sayle, viola
- Norman Adams, cello
- Max Kasper, bass
MUSIC FOR 2 (OR MORE!)
Tuesday, May 26, 12 noon • Truro Public Library
Friday May 29, 2015, 12 noon • Halifax Central Library
Wednesday June 3, 2015, 12 noon • Alderney Gate Public Library
Friday, June 5, 2015, 12 noon • Woodlawn Public Library
For the second concert, join the Gatto Dolce Duo as they explore all kinds of music that couldn’t fit inside a duo. Thanks to clever arrangements, they will perform anything but music written for two people!
Music by: Bach, Haydn, Wagner, DeFalla, Satie, and others…
Featuring the Gatto Dolce Duo:
- Colin Matthews, cello
- Max Kasper, bass
About Symphony Nova Scotia
Symphony Nova Scotia is Nova Scotia’s orchestra. Each year more than 50,000 audience members (including 15,000 young music lovers) join us in communities across Nova Scotia for performances of the music they love – from baroque and classical to pop and rock and folk. Under the inspirational leadership of Music Director Bernhard Gueller, Symphony Nova Scotia is one of the most broadcast orchestras in the country, with over 20 commercial releases and multiple East Coast Music Awards. Visit symphonynovascotia.ca to learn more, listen online, or get tickets today!