PRAIRIE CELLO INSTITUTE 2018
Wednesday August 22nd, 2018
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 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.
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.