Birthday Series: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

yet another shameless self-promotion:

Please join us while we celebrate the life and music of the Russian composer, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (7 May 1840 – 6 November, 1893).

Saturday, 7 May 2011 at 7:30 p.m.
Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Avenue, Toronto

Tchaikovsky concert 7:30pm 19 March 2011, Heliconian Hall, Toronto

  • Mikhail Shemet, bass
  • Paul Williamson, tenor
  • Catherine Sulem, violin
  • Gretchen Paxson-Abberger, violin
  • Elizabeth Morris, viola
  • Michelle Kyle, cello and piano
  • Karen Kabiri, double bass
  • Barbara Fris, narrator

Along with Tchaikovsky’s art songs, we will be playing his string quartet No. 1 in D Major, op. 11 (the one with that amazing slow movement) and the wonderful Kuda kuda aria from “Eugene Onegin”.

Not only will there be Tchaikovskian (!!) music, but there are also door prizes and after the concert, you will be invited to stay for complimentary birthday cake, served with tea and coffee (regular, herbal and decaf!).

Hope to see you there!

Advance Tickets: $25 Regular and $20 Senior/Student;
To reserve tickets, please call 416-944-2655.

For more information, please read the following:

Did I mention there will be cake? (And home-made cookies too?) Of course, where there’s cake, there will be cream. There HAS to be cream. But will it be “Russian Cream“? Please come to the concert and find out! :-)