The Library Players
Bring your lunch and listen to beautiful music, accompanied by informative, entertaining stories about the composers. The concerts are hosted by Symphony Nova Scotia bassist Max Kasper, and feature The Symphony Nova Scotia Library Players, as well as perennial favourites the Gatto Dolce Duo. All concerts begin at 12:00 noon.
Symphony Nova Scotia’s 2014 Library Series.
We’re back in the Library’s again for another quirky look at classical music. Please join us at 12:00 noon for a relaxed, fun concert featuring great music, and entertaining stories about the composers. Bring your lunch!
"A Family Affair"
Tuesday May 13th: Alderney Landing
Thursday May 15th: Spring Garden Road
Long time patrons will no doubt remember our youthful faces from when we started these concerts over 20 years ago. It seems impossible to believe, but now we welcome the next generation of musicians to our SNS Library Players! Yi and Anita's extremely talented children join their parents and Max Kasper for our “Family Affair” concert.
Please join us for more composer anecdotes, and music featuring the French Horn.
Music by Mozart, Shaw, Quantz, Corelli and others.
SNS Library Players:
• Yi Lee: Violin, Viola
• Anita Gao-Lee: Violin
• Mimisu Lee: French Horn
• Lala Lee: Piano
• Max Kasper: Bass
"Words and Music (it's almost Opera!)"
Tuesday May 20th: Alderney Landing
Thursday May 22nd: Spring Garden Road
We really wanted to do another concert about Opera, as the stories are so great, but alas, we cannot sing! So we chose the next best thing... The idea of putting music to accompany a play or story has been around for a long time, so for this year's Library appearance, the Gatto Dolce Duo will be performing music to accompany the worst opera story we could find.
Come and join us for some truly hilarious stories of Opera music and composers and enjoy our wonderful music set to a truly bad story! What could be better!!!
Music by: Mozart, Haydn, Pleyel, Massenet and others.
Gatto Dolce Duo
• Colin Matthews: Cello
• Max Kasper: Bass
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Education and Community Outreach Coordinator, Symphony Nova Scotia
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