CelloDrama!

PRAIRIE CELLO INSTITUTE 2018CelloDrama 2018

Presents

CELLODRAMA!

Wednesday August 22nd, 2018

7:00pm

Knox Metropolitan Church

2340 Victoria Ave., Regina, SK

The PCI faculty: Simon Fryer, Leanne Zacharias, Scott McKnight, and Joel MacDonald perform extraordinary works for the cello

with Special Guest, the amazing indigenous, genre-defying, cellist:

Cris Derksen

Cris Derksen carries a unique musical sound blending classical music with traditional Indigenous music. This two-spirit, Juno Award–nominated, Canadian Indigenous cellist, from Northern Alberta, builds layers of sound into captivating performances. Her music braids the traditional and contemporary in multiple dimensions, weaving her traditional classical training and her Aboriginal ancestry with new school electronics, creating genre defying music.

PROGRAM:

Antonio Vivaldi                   La Folia – Simon, Leanne & Scott

Oliver Knussen                   Eccentric Melodies – Scott

Eugene Friesen                   Shadow Play - Leanne

Jeffrey Ryan                       Bellatrix  - Simon

Cris Derksen                      Works for solo cello, electronics and multiple cellos

                                                                  with Leanne, Joel, Scott & Simon

 

CelloDrama! is a celebration of the exciting range of music written for this amazingly versatile instrument.

This stellar group of Canada’s eminent cellists will move you with the voice of the cello.