Centennial speed dating
Registration open until May 4th, or until the seats are sold out.Calgarians were taking a second glance when they passed bye the Calgary Board of Education statues in downtown Calgary as one the Family of Man sculptures were dressed up due to a Artcity promotion to promote the Festival of Art in 2011.
To that end, we take a look at some of those centennial activities in Calgary and Alberta.“Most people are either watching/listening on devices, snoozing.(Pianist) Inon (Barnatan) is agonising over bathroom tiles and offering around mangos.The statues were part of the country's centennial in 1967.DARREN MAKOWICHUK/CALGARY SUN With Canada marking its 150th on Saturday, many communities have been reflecting on how they celebrated Canada's last great birthday — the Centennial in 1967.For the last 100 years, the faculty and students in the School of Human Ecology have been making our marriages stronger, our children healthier and our lives more fulfilling.
These students and scholars are developing textiles that work as hard as we do and designing tomorrow's marketplace.
1 in C minor and the world premiere of Scottish composer Alasdair Nicolson’s Piano Concerto No.
2 "The Haunted Ebb." • The music — and that amazing trumpet: “The programme we are playing offers the listener a broad spectrum of colours, cultures and composers, from a beautifully crafted early Haydn Symphony through the virtuosic Shostakovich concerto for piano ( and don't forget the trumpet) and strings to the new colours and soundscapes of the Nicolson concerto for piano ( and don't forget the trumpet) and strings, ending with one of the pillars of 20th century chamber music, the eighth quartet by Shostakovich in its orchestral form.”• Commission mission: “The Academy has commissioned many works over its nearly six decades, but far too often those works are ‘premiered’ and then not revisited ( sometimes fortuitously), but given the chance to repeatedly perform ‘The Haunted Ebb’ by Alasdair Nicolson means we can really get familiar, so much better than speed dating.
Ah, life in the fast lane.”Road-tripping anecdotes aside, Smissen chatted about his group’s Tucson concert, their first here since Barnatan joined them in 2013 in a UA Presents date.
On this go-around, Barnatan, who’s on tour with the Academy in the U. through Sunday, April 2, is playing a pair of piano concerti — Shostakovich's No.
And it deserves it, a work brimming with subtle textures, whiffs of Scottish folk music, humour and pathos.• Friends and family and one darn good egg: Our soloist, Inon Barnatan, we regard as family, having worked with him over many years; our last visit to Tucson was with him in 2013.