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The Breaking Winds

7:30 p.m., Monday, May 16, 2022

Known for their quirky affability and stage antics, the Breaking Winds Bassoon Quartet  use choreography, unexpected instruments, props and skits to spice up their performances. This artist-run creative project explores the worlds of classical, pop, jazz, soundtrack, and folk music, all adapted for the bassoon ensemble by its members. The women, who met as students at the Eastman School of Music, navigate the intersection of classical music, pop culture and comedy, and to expand the scope of bassoon performance. ARTIST WEBSITE.

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Don vappie & jazz créole

7:30 p.m., Monday, May 22, 2023

Kelowna Community Theatre, 1375 Water Street

Dubbed “the coolest cat” in New Orleans, Don Vappie brings the rich history, culture and music of New Orleans to the stage with Jazz Créole — David Horniblow on clarinet, Dave Kelbie on guitar, Tom Wheatley on bass, and the cool cat himself on banjo and vocals. Winner of the 2021 Steve Martin banjo prize, Don Vappie is also being inducted into the Banjo Hall of Fame.  ARTIST WEBSITE.

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The Fitzgeralds

7:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 28, 2022

The talented and high-energy Fitzgerald siblings from Bancroft, ON, have deep roots in the Ottawa Valley fiddle and step-dance traditions. As children, they toured internationally with their family band, “Everything Fitz”. Individually, they have won three Canadian Grand Masters Fiddle Championships, two Open Step Dance Championships, and a Canadian Open Fiddle Championship. ARTIST WEBSITE.

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Christopher Hall - Comic Orchestra

2 p.m., Sunday, September 25, 2022   (Matinée)

As principal clarinet of the Orchestre Métropolitain in Montréal,  Christopher Hall found orchestra work far too serious. He left to become a stand-up comedian, delivering a hilarious melange of laughs and fine music. His acclaimed concert ‘Comic Orchestra’ has wowed audiences across North America and Germany. Still audiences are warned, “Do not take this man seriously!” ARTIST WEBSITE.

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The Winnipeg Singers

12 Noon, Sunday, November 27, 2022  (Matinée)

The Winnipeg Singers, one of Canada's finest choral ensembles, are dedicated to performing choral music of the highest standard. Under the artistic direction of Yuri Klaz, the 24 trained voices perform repertoire from the Renaissance to the present. ARTIST WEBSITE.



7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 28, 2023

One piano and a collection of percussion instruments weave together a pageant for the ear and eye. Pianists Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann first met and performed with percussionist Rod Thomas Squance at the Banff Centre 20 years ago. Their musical bond has created performances that span styles and periods, melding the excitement of a percussion ensemble with the sophistication of a traditional classical concert. ARTIST WEBSITE.

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The GoH Ballet

2:00 p.m., Sunday, February 26, 2023

Rescheduled from the 2020-21 season

Note time change from evening to matinée performance

The young dancers of Vancouver's Goh Ballet Academy will perform a dazzling selection of large- and small-group pieces from well-known classical works, including The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty, Don Quixote, and Ocean & Pearls, as well as solo performances of more contemporary pieces. The Academy, founded in 1978, is recognized internationally for its high-calibre classical ballet training and performances. ARTIST WEBSITE.

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7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Kelowna Community Theatre, 1375 Water Street

A celebrated soloist and chamber musician, Frankfurt-born cellist Leonard Elschenbroich has been described by the New York Times as “a musician of great technical prowess, intellectual curiosity and expressive depth.” With a range of classical recordings, he is also a champion of new music, having commissioned and performed works by several contemporary composers. ARTIST WEBSITE.  As a special gift to Kelowna, Leonard Elschenbroich will appear here with renowned British-Ukrainian pianist Alexei Grynyuk. ARTIST WEBSITE

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The final concert of the 2021-22 (RED CARD) season has now been rescheduled! Please note the new venue.

The Alias BrasS company

7:30 p.m., Monday, November 6, 2023
*** Evangel Church Auditorium, 3261 Gordon Drive ***

Founded in 2013, the Alias Brass Company is a collaboration of five uniquely talented artists and educators from across America. Featuring a horn, a tuba, a trombone and two trumpets, these exceptional musicians perform a range of standards and original compositions, blending virtuosic musicianship with outstanding entertainment. From Baroque and classical to jazz and pop, the Alias Brass Company’s shows are captivating, diverse and innovative. Visit their ARTIST WEBSITE and enjoy some samples of their work.

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The Fugitives & RidgE

2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 18, 2023
Evangel Church Auditorium, 3261 Gordon Drive

A moving and innovative piece of storytelling set to complex musical harmonies, Ridge evolved from the songs of frontline soldiers in the trenches of WW I. Written by Brendan McLeod and performed by his JUNO-nominated folk music collective, The Fugitives, Ridge is about Vimy Ridge and the battle that made Canada. It is a poignant and memorable exploration of war and the sacrifices it demands. ARTIST WEBSITE

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7:30 p.m., Monday, March 25, 2024
Evangel Church Auditorium, 3261 Gordon Drive

Toronto-based Payadora, a vibrant ensemble of some of Canada’s most widely respected chamber musicians, performs contemporary Argentinian/Uruguayan tango and folk music, as well as original compositions inspired by those traditions. Founded in 2013, Payadora draws from backgrounds in classical, jazz, Latin, Eastern European folk music and improvisation to deliver performances that are as creative, playful and inspirational as they are stylistically flawless. ARTIST WEBSITE

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