Past Shows

Mar 3, 2012
Brasil

This is a special encore presentation of last year's sold out concerts. This eclectic and energetic program of Brazilian music features the power and beauty of eight cellos performing the Bachianas Brasileiras by Villa Lobos, songs by Antonio Carlos Jobim and a set of songs and compositions performed by Rio's music legend Guinga. The featured singers are jazz singer Luanda Jones and soprano Shannon Mercer.

Location

Koerner Hall, Telus Centre for Performance and Learning

Program & Repertoire

Prelude (Modinha): Andante from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1 for Cello Ensemble
Heitor Villa Lobos 

Aria (Cantilena): Adagio from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 for Soprano and Cello Ensemble
Heitor Villa Lobos 

Batida Diferente 
Durval Ferreira / Maurício Einhorn 

Só tinha de ser com você
Dindi
Chovendo na Roseira
Só danço samba
Antonio Carlos Jobimal

INTERMISSION

Canibaile
Catavento e Girassol
Picotado
Constance
Contenda
Silencio de Iara
Di Menor
Cheio de Dedos
Cine Baronesa
Chá de Panela
Baiao de Lacan 
Guinga

Performers

Roman Borys, cello

Andrew Burashko, electric piano

Davide Di Renzo, drums & percussion

Mark Duggan, vibraphone & percussion

Alastair Eng, cello

Margaret Gay, cello

Guinga, singer & guitar

Alan Hetherington, percussion

David Hetherington, cello

John Johnson, saxophone

Luanda Jones, singer

John Marshman, cello

Rachel Mercer, cello

Shannon Mercer, soprano

Elspeth Poole, cello

Shauna Rolston, cello

Reg Schwager, guitar

Luis Simao, bass

Paul Widner, cello

Thomas Wiebe, cello

Winona Zelenka, cello

Sponsors
Season Sponsor
Season Patrons

Eli & Phil Taylor