20181130

Sunday, January 13 : 2.30 pm

Diderot String Quartet <> Imitation and Homage

  • Franz Joseph Haydn: String quartet in C major. Op. 20 No.  2 
  • Hyacinthe Jadin: String quartet in E flat major Op. 2 No.1 
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String quartet in C major KV 465 “Dissonance"
    Click here for program

    20181113

    Sunday November 25 : 2.30 pm

    DANIEL BOLSHOY
    guitar

    Daniel’s engaging performances have charmed our audience in the past and we are happy to welcome him back.


    20180901

    Trio Baroque

    Westacres is hosting another intimate Summer Concert on 
    Friday September 7th, 7:30 pm.  Doors open 7: 00 pm

    • Anthony Morgan, recorder
    • Pat Unruh, viola da gamba 
    • Michele Desponts, harpsichord

    Program:   G. Frescobaldi, Marin Marais, G.P.Telemann, J.S.Bach 

    Admission by donation (suggested $15.-)
          Refreshments in the intermission.
                                                 

    20180802

    Summer concert Monday, August 13th

    The performers are Carter Johnson piano, and Gregory Lewis, violin Their program is an all-French one. They are performing the Debussy Sonata, the Fauré Sonata no. 1 in A major, three songs by Debussy (transcribed), the last movement of Messiaen's Quartet, and Tzigane by Ravel. 

    Concert starts at 7:30. Tickets are $25 at the door. $10 for ages 30 and under.


     

    Summer music at Westacres

    In the summertime, we regularly get requests from musicians to use our music room for a performance. That way we have, in the past, hosted a variety of singer-songwriters, students and classical ensembles. These are intimate, small-scale concerts.
    Two groups have asked for our music room this summer, and we gladly invite you to join for what certainly will be very enjoyable and amazing performances.

    Monday August 13 at 7.30 pm: Gregory Lewis, violin and Carter Johnson, piano
    Gregory Lewis is a student at the University of Manitoba, and the winner of several prestigious awards. He was already invited to perform at New York's legendary Carnegie Hall.
    Carter Johnson studies at UBC. He won the Hilton Head International piano competition and this spring, the Concerto Competition of the UBC School of Music.

    Friday September 7 at 7.30 pm: Pat Unruh, viola da gamba; Michele Desponts, harpsichord, and 
    Anthony Morgan, recorder
    Pat Unruh is a professional Renaissance string player and the authority on Renaissance and Medieval dances in Vancouver.
    Michele Desponts is a professional organ and harpsichord player and recorderist.
    Anthony Morgan is a retired dance professor and performer, who since his retirement has extensively studied the recorders.

    20180402

    Sunday, April 8, 7:30 pm

    Ariel Barnes and the Zodiac Trio


    • Paul Schoenfield -   "Fraylacn" (Klezmer Dance)
    • Max Bruch - 8 Pieces for Clarionet, Viola and Piano  Op. 83 (excerpts)               
    • Zoltan Kodaly  - Duo for  Cello and Violin
    • Johannes Brahms  - Trio for Clarinet, cello and piano Op. 114
    • Astor Piazzola  - "Milonga del Angel & Muerte del Angel"

    Click here for full program.