FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Mark Your Calendars: LCMS 2016/17 Concert Line Up
Langley Community Music School (LCMS) announces the line up for their 2016-2017 Concert Season, for both the Rose Gellert Hall Concert Series, Friday/Saturday evenings at 7:30 pm, and the Sunday afternoon Concert Café Classico Series with commentary and coffee at 2:30 pm.
The four evening Rose Gellert Concerts include (1) internationally-acclaimed, Juno-award winner, pianist Andre Laplante playing works by Chopin and Liszt on Saturday, November 19, 2016; (2) the Canadian Guitar Quartet, one of the “finest guitar ensembles in the world,” playing repertoire ranging from Beethoven to Brahms to Rossini’s Barber of Seville on Saturday January 21, 2017; (3) the Vancouver Chamber Choir with the Bergmann Duo, playing a two-piano reduction of the orchestral score, Brahms Requiem, on Saturday February 18, 2017; and (4) “Canada’s pre-eminent clarinetist and wind soloist,” James Campbell, with pianist Marcel Bergmann, playing an eclectic program from the classics to jazz on Friday April 28, 2017.
The six afternoon Café Classico concerts include (1) North Indian raga music with Rod Squance, marimba, and Abbas Janmohamed, tabla, on Sunday September 25, 2016; (2) the inaugural performance of LCMS’ Rose Gellert String Quartet on Sunday October 16, 2016; (3) Amanda Tosoff & Friends’ eclectic compositions of poetry, jazz, art song and folk-pop on Sunday October 30, 2016; (4) classical masterpieces performed by violinist David Gillham and pianist Chiharu Iinuma on Sunday Feburary 26, 2017; (5) the Yaletown String Quartet performing modern jazz, blues, rock and ethnic music on Sunday April 2, 2017; and (6) the LCMS Alumni Concert featuring Paul Williamson on piano, Roland Gjernes on cello, and Derek Stanyer on piano on Sunday May 14, 2017.
“We are thrilled with the critically acclaimed talent that we have attracted to our concert stage for this coming year,” says LCMS artistic director of concerts, Elizabeth Bergmann. “Many of these performers are internationally-renowned, award-winning musicians. It will be a season to remember!”
Tickets for the Rose Gellert Hall Series are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors, $16 for students, and $10 for LCMS students. Tickets for the Concerts Café Classico Series are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $10 for students. Or save 15% with Rose Gellert Hall Season Ticket holder prices at $85 for adults, $75 for seniors, and $58 for students. Also enjoy this 15% subscriber discount with a Concerts Café Classico Series Flex Pass at $92 for adults, $77 for seniors, and $59 for students.
Langley Community Music School also wishes to thank our Rose Gellert Concert Series sponsors Hub Insurance and HSBC, as well as express our appreciation for the support of the BC Arts Council and the Province of BC.
The Rose Gellert Hall is located at 4899 207 Street, Langley, BC. For more information, call the box office at 604-534-2848 or visit langleymusic.com.
ABOUT LANGLEY COMMUNITY MUSIC SCHOOL
Langley Community Music School (LCMS) is a non-profit organization and registered charity that is committed to providing the highest quality of musical education to students of all ages and levels, from early learning to pre-professional and adult programs. With the support of the community, LCMS has become one of the largest non-profit music schools in the province, earning both national and international acclaim for their comprehensive and innovative programs. Learn more about LCMS programs, scholarships and bursaries.
The Langley Community Music School hosts multiple musical concerts from October to May, including the Rose Gellert Hall Series, a Saturday evening concert featuring renowned Canadian and international musicians, as well as the Concerts Café Classico Series, a Sunday afternoon concert series featuring stellar local and touring musicians playing classical, jazz or contemporary works.
Visit langleymusic.com or call 604-534-2848.