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Rose Gellert, Café Classico seasons return to LCMS
Langley Community Music School’s two concert series are launching this autumn, beginning with Rose Gellert Hall season premiere — cellist Paul Marleyn and pianist Mauro Bertoli, this Saturday, Sept. 28.
The artists will present stirring and epic Russian masterpieces of the cello literature.
“We are delighted to open our season with Paul Marleyn, who is a professor at University of Ottawa,” said Elizabeth Bergmann, LCMS artistic director, concerts.
“The school is connected with him as a few of our graduating students have continued their post-secondary studies with Marleyn in Ottawa. We are excited to welcome him and his piano partner Mauro Bertoli to our school,” said Bergmann.
“This excellent concert is just the beginning of our stellar 2013-14 season,” she added.
“Concert enthusiasts can also expect a variety of genres and styles of music ranging from groups like the famous New Orford Quartet to a night of jazz.”
The Rose Gellert Hall series continues with the New Orford Quartet on Oct. 19, followed by Daniel Bolshoy, guitar on March 1.
The final concert of the series takes place on May 3, with Vancouver’s own vocal ensemble Musica Intima.
Rose Gellert Hall series performances begin at 7:30 p.m.
The Concerts Café Classico season begins with Standing Wave, Vancouver’s cutting-edge chamber ensemble on Nov. 24.
LCMS Chamber Players take the stage on Jan. 12, with a sizzling program titled “L’histoire du Tango” featuring faculty members Joel Stobbe, cello, Marcel Bergmann, piano, and Paolo Bortolussi, flute.
The series continues on Feb. 2 with pianist Doug Johnson, known internationally as the original keyboardist for the band, Loverboy. LCMS Chamber Players return to the stage on March 9, with a program featuring works by Beethoven, Brahms, and Part.
LCMS welcomes soprano Stacie Dunlop on April 13, with a concert titled “Kafka Fragments.”
The series closes with a Night Jazz Café featuring Alisia Lyne, voice, Jodi Proznick, bass, Jillian Lebeck, piano, and Jimmy D. Lane, guitar.
Concerts Café Classico performances start with Coffee and Commentary at 3 p.m., followed by the concert at 4 p.m.
Night Jazz Café on April 13, begins with Coffee and Commentary at 7 p.m., with the concert starting at 8 p.m.
Season subscriptions are available at 15 per cent off regular ticket prices. Rose Gellert Hall subscriptions are $82 adults, $73 seniors, and $58 students. Regular tickets range from $22 to $30 adults, $20 to $25 seniors, and $16 to $20 students.
Concerts Café Classico subscriptions are available for $77 adults, $67 seniors, and $51 students. A Concerts Café Classico flex pass is also available that gives access to any four concerts for $54 adults and $47 seniors. Regular tickets are available for $15 adults, $13 seniors and $10 students.
Call the box office at 604-534-2848. The Rose Gellert Hall is located at 4899 207 St.