All concerts are at the Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas St.

THE JEFFERY CONCERTS - 2016/17 Season
Arthur Rowe, Artistic Director

Presented by the Gordon Jeffery Music Foundation

Season subscriptions to the Jeffery Concerts are available through The Grand Theatre box office at 471 Richmond St or 519-672-8800. Subscribe and attend all nine concerts in the series for only $280, $240 for seniors or $135 for students.

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ARTISTS AND PERFORMANCE DATES:

NEW ORFORD STRING QUARTET - Friday, April 21, 2017

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Beethoven - Quartet in D major, Op. 18, No. 3
Quartet in A major, Op. 18, No. 5
Quartet in F major, Op 135

 

PACIFICA QUARTET - Saturday, May 13, 2017
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Beethoven - Quartet in G major, Op. 18, No. 2
Quartet in F minor, Op.
Quartet in A minor, Op.

 

PAST CONCERTS:

NEW ORFORD STRING QUARTET - Friday, October 7, 2016

Beethoven: Quartet in F major, Op. 18, No. 1
Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 74
Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 127

 

WILLIAM PREUCIL, violin & ARTHUR ROWE, piano - Friday, November 4, 2016

W.A. Mozart: Sonata in B-flat major, K. 454
A. Dvořák: Sonatina Op. 100
R. Schumann: Sonata in A minor Op. 105

 

SLOWIND QUINTET - Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Mozart: Serenade in C minor, K. 388/384a, "Nachtmusique"
Toshio Hosokawa: Ancient Voices
Alexander von Zemlinsky: Humoresque
Darius Milhaud: La Cheminée du roi Renée Op. 205
Nina Šenk: Trenutki / Moments
György Ligeti: Six Bagatelles

 

DOVER QUARTET with ARTHUR ROWE, piano - Friday, January 13, 2017 

Mozart: Quartet in F major, K. 590
Britten: Quartet No. 2 in C major, Op, 36
Shostakovich: Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57 

 

CAMERON CROZMAN, cello & PHILIP CHIU, piano - Saturday, February 4, 2017

Frank Bridge - Meditation and Spring Song
Ralph Vaughan-Williams - 6 Studies in English Folk Songs
Trad. (arr. Britten) - O Waly, Waly
Britten - Sonata in C
Trad. (arr. Britten) - Le roi s'en va-t'en chasse
Koechlin - Chansons bretonnes 
Poulenc (arr. Gendron) - Sérénade
Poulenc - Sonate

 

SIMON ALDRICH, clarinet & JANELLE FUNG, piano - Friday, March 3, 2017  

Béla Bartók - Romanian Folk Dances (arr. Kálmán Berkes)
Srul Irving Glick - Suite Hébraïque
Gustav Mahler - Four Lieder (arr. Ronald Kornfeil)
         1.   Rheinlegendchen (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)
         2.   Oft denk' ich, sie sind nur ausgegangen!  (Kindertotenlieder)
         3.   Wer hat dies Liedel erdacht? (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)
         4.   Lob des hohen Verstands (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)

Carlos Guastavino - Tonada y Cueca
Louis Cahuzac - Cantilène
Three English Songs on Shakespeare (arr. Simon Aldrich)
         1.   Take, O take those lips away  (Roger Quilter)
         2.   Orpheus with his lute  (Ralph Vaughan Williams)
         3.   Come away, come away death  (Gerald Finzi)
 Marko Tajčević: Seven Balkan Dances (arr. Simon Aldrich)

 

MARIE-JOSÉE LORD, soprano & HUGUES CLOUTIER, piano - Saturday, March 25, 2017


Les nuits d'été, Op. 7 - Berlioz
Canciones amatorias - Granados
Five Kid Songs - Bernstein
I feel Pretty - Bernstein
Summertime - Gershwin
Somewhere - Bernstein
My Man's Gone Now - Gershwin
Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child - Spiritual
Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray - Spiritual
He's Got the Whole World in His Hand - Spiritual
Amazing Grace - Spiritual
Ride On King Jesus - Spiritual

 



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