PAST SEASONS

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XIA and Enterprise Quartets, Convocation Hall

XIA and Enterprise Quartets, Convocation Hall

Winter 2016 Season (January – April)

“Spring 20th Anniversary Concert”
With Ariose Women’s Choir, Jolaine Kerley, director
April 30 | McDougall United Church, Edmonton
Rheinberger Mass in E-flat major, Op.109

“University of Alberta Chamber Music” with the XIA Quartet
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Yue Deng, violin, Clayton Leung, viola, Colin Ryan, cello
Mar. 16 | Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Mendelssohn Octet Opus 20

“Stabat Mater – Songs of Mary”
With A Joyful Noise Choirs, and Excentrica, guest choir
Nola Shantz, soprano and Mireille Rijavec, alto, Trent Worthington, conductor
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Kyung Rok Moon, violin, Deborah Chang, viola, and Colin Ryan, cello
Feb. 20 | All Saints’ Anglican Cathedral, Edmonton
Stabat Mater
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Edmonton Public Library Series with the Enterprise Quartet

Fall 2015 Season (September – December)

“Advent Recital”
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Yue Deng, violin, Leanne Maitland, viola, Colin Ryan, cello
Dec. 17 | Robertson-Wesley United Church, Edmonton
Selections from Beethoven String Quartet in No. 10 (‘Harp’), Op. 74, Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 7 (‘4 Pieces’), Op. 81

Edmonton Public Library Series
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Yue Deng, violin, Leanne Maitland, viola, Colin Ryan, cello
Dec 13 | Theatre, Whitemud Crossing Branch, Edmonton Public Library, Edmonton
Beethoven String Quartet in No. 10 (‘Harp’), Op. 74, Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 7 (‘4 Pieces’), Op. 81

“Brussels: 1900 : Vienna International Conference”
With guest Kyung Rok Moon, violin
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Yue Deng, violin, Leanne Maitland, viola, Colin Ryan, cello
Sept. 11 | Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton
Jongen String Quartet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 50, Ysaÿe Extase, Op. 21 (4ème Poème) (version for 2 violins by the composer), Zemlinsky String Quartet No.2, Op. 15, mov’ts III, IV, V

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"Johann Sebastian Bach", part of the Summer 2015 Season

“Johann Sebastian Bach”, part of the Summer 2015 Season

Summer 2015 Season (June – August)

“L’invitation: A Late Afternoon Concert”
With guests Bailey Cameron, soprano, Viktoria Reiswich-Dapp, piano
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Marie Krejcar, violin, Leanne Maitland, viola, Colin Ryan, cello
Aug. 25 | Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton
Handel (arr. P. Wood) Concerto Grosso Op.6, No.2 for String Quartet, Handel (arr. M. Rondeau) Lascia ch’io pianga (from Rinaldo, HWV 7b, Act II), Wagner Im Treibhaus and Träume (from 5 Gedichte für eine Frauenstimme, WWV 91), Duparc L’invitation au voyage (B. Cameron, soprano and V. Reiswich-Dapp, piano), Wieniawski Fantasia on Themes from Gounod’s ‘Faust’, Op.20 (G. Tardif, violin and V. Reiswich-Dapp, piano), Wolf Italian Serenade

“Johann Sebastian Bach”
With Michael Massey, conductor and orchestrator, Alexandra Munn, artistic director
June 24 | All Saints’ Anglican Cathedral, Edmonton
Bach The Well-Tempered Clavier (Book I), 24 Preludes and Fugues

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An Evening with Clarinet and Strings (with Kornel Wolak, clarinet - Toronto), part of the Fall/Winter 2014/5 Season

An Evening with Clarinet and Strings (with Kornel Wolak, clarinet – Toronto), part of the Fall/Winter 2014/5 Season

Fall/Winter 2014/5 Season (September – April)

KULE & SSHA Celebration on KIAS’ 5th Anniversary
With guests Drs. Peter and Doris Kule
Mar. 13 | TIMMS Centre for the Arts, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Ukrainian traditional repertoire arr. for string quartet
“The Revolutionary Spirit”
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Yue Deng, violin, Leanne Maitland, viola, and Colin Ryan, cello
Mar. 8 | Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton
Boccherini Menuet from String Quintet in E Major, G. 275 (1775) arranged by Pochon, Cherubini String Quartet No. 1 (1814), Beethoven String Quartet No.11, Op. 95 (1810)

“An Evening of Clarinet and Strings”
With guest Kornel Wolak, clarinet
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Kyung Rok Moon, violin, Leanne Maitland, viola, and Colin Ryan, cello
Feb. 15 | Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B Minor, Op.115 (1891), Paganini Moto Perpetuo, Op. 11, Bach Suite in D major – Aria, Gershwin 5 songs for Clarinet and String Quartet, de Abreau Tico tico, Vivaldi Concerto in G minor – III Presto

“Prism” (Department of Music Showcase)
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Yue Deng, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, Colin Ryan, cello, and Trevor Sanders, guitar
Oct. 23 | Winspear Centre, Edmonton
Paganini, Quartet for guitar & strings no. 1 in A minor, Op. 4 (excerpts)

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"Words, Songs, and Strings", part of the Winter 2014 Season

“Words, Songs, and Strings”, part of the Winter 2014 Season

Winter 2014 Season (January – April)

“Graduate Composers Concert”
Works for string quartet, & string quartet + 3 winds by Graduate Student Composers Nico Arnaez, Bogdan Focsaneanu and Andrew Israelsen
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Daniel Gervais, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, Amy Nicholson, cello
Guests Bill Damur, flute, Rob Spady, clarinet, and Shamilla Ramnawaj, horn; conducted by Andriy Talpash
April 15 | Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Focsaneaunu Conincidentia Oppositorum for String Quartet (2013) and Three Contrasts (2014), Israelsen KARAYN: an edifice of emptiness for string quartet (2013) and SEPTICK: adumbrations of solution and fragmentation for septet (2014), and Arnáez Sobre cómo pintar en el tiempo (2013)

“Words, Songs, and Strings: The Visions of Schönberg, Berg, and Bartók”
Sponsored by the Wirth Institute and Department of Music, University of Alberta
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Yue Deng, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, Julian Savaryn, cello
Guests Catherine Abele, soprano, Jacques Arsenault, tenor, and Viktoria Reiswich-Dapp, piano
Mar. 17 | Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
Illustrations by the Enterprise Quartet of the String Quartets of Béla Bartók as part of Dániel Péter Biró and Harald Krebs (University of Victoria) lecture featuring the book: “The String Quartets of Béla Bartók: Tradition and Legacy in Analytical Perspective” (forthcoming with Oxford University Press in March 2014); Schönberg String Quartet No. 2 for soprano & string quartet in F sharp minor, Op. 10

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"Pure Romantic II", part of the Fall Series 2013

“Pure Romantic II”, part of the Fall Series 2013

Fall 2013 Season (September – December)

“Pure Romantic II” (Fall Series 2013)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton Public Libraries, and the Department of Music, University of Alberta
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Yue Deng, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Colin Ryan, cello
Dec. 13 | Whitemud Crossing Library, Edmonton, AB
Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 2 in a minor, Op. 13 and Schumann String Quartet No. 2 in F major, Op.41, No. 2

“Pure Romantic II” (Fall Series 2013)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, and the Department of Music, University of Alberta
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Yue Deng, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Colin Ryan, cello
Dec. 11 | Horowitz Theatre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 2 in a minor, Op. 13 and Schumann String Quartet No. 2 in F major, Op.41, No. 2

“Prussian Quartets III” (Fall Series 2013)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Edmonton City Hall, and the Department of Music, University of Alberta
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Vladimir Rufino, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Colin Ryan, cello
Nov. 19 | Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton, AB
Haydn String Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 50, No. 3 (‘Prussian’) and Mozart String Quartet No. 23 in F major, K. 590 (‘Prussian’)

“Prussian Quartets III” (Fall Series 2013)
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Vladimir Rufino, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Colin Ryan, cello
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Winspear Centre, and the Department of Music, University of Alberta
Nov. 18 | Winspear Centre, Edmonton
Haydn String Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 50, No. 3 (‘Prussian’) and Mozart String Quartet No. 23 in F major, K. 590 (‘Prussian’)

“Prussian Quartets III” (Fall Series 2013)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Edmonton Public Libraries, and the Department of Music, University of Alberta
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Vladimir Rufino, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Colin Ryan, cello
Nov. 17 | Whitemud Crossing Library, Edmonton, AB
Haydn String Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 50, No. 3 (‘Prussian’) and Mozart String Quartet No. 23 in F major, K. 590 (‘Prussian’)

Alberta String Association (ASA) Workshop Weekend
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Vladimir Rufino, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Colin Ryan, cello
Nov. 16 | 1-29, Faculty of Arts Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Haydn String Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 50, No. 3 (‘Prussian’) and Mozart String Quartet No. 23 in F major, K. 590 (‘Prussian’)

“A War Memorial” (Fall Series 2013)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation and the Department of Music, University of Alberta With guests Spencer Murray, bagpipes, Grace Han, organ, Joshua Iverson, clarinet, and Mark Morris, narrator
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Yue Deng, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Colin Ryan, cello
Nov. 11 | Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Beethoven Elegiac Song, Op. 118, Coulthard String Quartet No. 2 ‘Threnody’, Fisher Diary of a War Artist, Clarinet Quintet, Guilmant Symphony No. 1 for organ and orchestra, I. Introduction, Lavallée O Canada (arr. G. Tardif)

“Pure Romantic I” (Fall Series 2013)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, and the Department of Music, University of Alberta
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Yue Deng, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Colin Ryan, cello
Nov. 4 | Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 12 and Schumann String Quartet No. 1 in a minor, Op. 41, No. 1

“Pure Romantic I” (Fall Series 2013)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton City Hall, and the Department of Music, University of Alberta
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Yue Deng, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Colin Ryan, cello
Nov. 3 | Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton, AB
Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 12 and Schumann String Quartet No. 1 in a minor, Op. 41, No. 1

“Pure Romantic I” (Fall Series 2013)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton Public Libraries, and the Department of Music, University of Alberta
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Yue Deng, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Colin Ryan, cello
Nov. 2 | Whitemud Crossing Library, Edmonton, AB
Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 12 and Schumann String Quartet No. 1 in a minor, Op. 41, No. 1

“Prussian Quartets II” (Fall Series 2013)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Edmonton City Hall, and the Department of Music, University of Alberta
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Colin Ryan, cello
Oct. 24 | Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton
Haydn String Quartet in C major, Op. 50, No. 2 (‘Prussian’) and Mozart String Quartet No. 22 in B-flat major, K. 589 (‘Prussian’)

Brian Webb Dance Company – Two World Premiere Performances
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Yue Deng, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Oct. 11-12 | Timms Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton
‘what awaits me’ – performed and created by Brian Webb and Nancy Sandercock; music by the Enterprise Quartet – Beethoven String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131 (fifth movement substitution by composer David Wall)

“Prussian Quartets I” (Fall Series 2013)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Edmonton City Hall, and the Department of Music, University of Alberta
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Yue Deng, violin, Leanne Dammann Maitland, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Sept. 25 | Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton
Haydn String Quartet in B-flat, Op. 50, No. 1 (‘Prussian’), Mozart String Quartet No. 21 in D major, K. 575 (‘Prussian’)

“Prussian Quartets I” (Fall Series 2013)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Edmonton City Hall, and the Department of Music, University of Alberta
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Yue Deng, violin, Leanne Dammann Maitland, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Sept. 23 | Winspear Centre, Edmonton
Haydn String Quartet in B-flat, Op. 50, No. 1 (‘Prussian’), Mozart String Quartet No. 21 in D major, K. 575 (‘Prussian’)

“Prussian Quartets I” (Fall Series 2013)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Edmonton Public Libraries, and the Department of Music, University of Alberta
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Yue Deng, violin, Leanne Dammann Maitland, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Sept. 22 | Whitemud Crossing Library, Edmonton
Haydn String Quartet in B-flat, Op. 50, No. 1 (‘Prussian’), Mozart String Quartet No. 21 in D major, K. 575 (‘Prussian’)

“Old Vienna” (Fall Series 2013)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation and the University of Alberta
With guest artists Lara Hyde, flute, Noelle Byer, oboe, Joshua Iverson, clarinet, Mathew Walton, harmonium, and Michael Spassov, piano
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Sept. 16 | Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Strauss Jr. Overture, from the operetta Die Fledermaus, Strauss Jr./Schoenberg Rosen aus dem Süden, Op. 388 from the operetta Das Spitzentuch der Königin, Strauss Jr. Polka, op. 362 from Die Fledermaus, Strauss Jr./Schoenberg Kaiser-Walzer, op. 437, Brahms String Quartet in c minor, Op. 51, No. 1

“Old Vienna” (Fall Series 2013)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation and Robertson-Wesley United
With guest artists Lara Hyde, flute, Noelle Byer, oboe, Joshua Iverson, clarinet, Mathew Walton, harmonium, and Michael Spassov, piano
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Sept. 15 | Robertson-Wesley United Church, Edmonton
Strauss Jr. Overture, from the operetta Die Fledermaus, Strauss Jr./Schoenberg Rosen aus dem Süden, Op. 388 from the operetta Das Spitzentuch der Königin, Strauss Jr. Polka, op. 362 from Die Fledermaus, Strauss Jr./Schoenberg Kaiser-Walzer, op. 437, Brahms String Quartet in c minor, Op. 51, No. 1

“Waltzing at 50”, in collaboration with Edmonton Opera and the Strauss Ball Dancers
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Edmonton Opera, and Edmonton City Hall
With guest artists Lara Hyde, flute, Noelle Byer, oboe, Joshua Iverson, clarinet, and Mathew Walton, harmonium
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Sept. 13 | Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton
Strauss Jr. Overture, from the operetta Die Fledermaus, Strauss Jr./Schoenberg Rosen aus dem Süden, Op. 388 from the operetta Das Spitzentuch der Königin, Strauss Jr. Polka, op. 362 from Die Fledermaus, Strauss Jr./Schoenberg Kaiser-Walzer, op. 437

“20th Anniversary of the Alberta Safety Council”
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Silvia Buttiglione, cello
Sept. 5 | Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton
Varied program

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"Souvenir de Russie II", part of the Winter 2013 Season

“Souvenir de Russie II”, part of the Winter 2013 Season

Winter 2013 Season (January – April)

“Souvenir de Russie III” (Winter Series)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, and Edmonton City Hall
With guest Masha Protokyakonova, piano
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Apr. 24 (12pm and 7:30pm) | Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton, AB and Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Tchaikovsky String Quartet, no. 3, op. 30 and Arensky Piano Quintet, op. 51

“Good Friday Concert” (Winter Series)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, and Edmonton City Hall
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Vladimir Rufino, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Mar. 29 | Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton
Haydn Seven Last Words of Christ

“Good Friday Concert” (Winter Series)
With the Robertson-Wesley United Church Choir
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Vladimir Rufino, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Mar. 29 | Robertson-Wesley United Church, Edmonton
Handel, The Messiah, excerpts

“Souvenir de Russie II” (Winter Series)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, and Edmonton City Hall
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Mar. 26 (7:30pm) | Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton
Haydn String Quartet Op. 33, No. 3 ‘The Bird’, from Haydn’s ‘Russian Quartets’, Tchaikovsky String Quartet No. 2

“Souvenir de Russie II”, in collaboration with Edmonton Opera (Winter Series)
With guests Zoryana Orlova, soprano, and Michael Spassov, piano
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Mar. 26 (12pm) | Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton
Songs by Alyabyev, Varlamov, Anatolsky, and Rachmaninov, including “The Nightingale”, Tchaikovsky String Quartet No. 2 in F Major, Op. 22 (1874)

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Tanya Prochazka, cello and Charles Pilon, viola at Robertson-Wesley United Church, for the Fall 2012 Season

Tanya Prochazka, cello and Charles Pilon, viola at Robertson-Wesley United Church, for the Fall 2012 Season

Fall 2012 Season (September – December)

“Recital”, for Pathways, an Alberta Health Services mental health facility
Dec. 19 | Edmonton
Tchaikovsky String Quartet in D major, Op. 11, and Borodin String Quartet no. 2 in D major

“Souvenir de Russie” (Fall Series)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Alberta Foundation of the Arts, and Edmonton City Hall
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Colin Ryan, cello
Dec. 17 (12pm and 7:30pm) | Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton
Tchaikovsky String Quartet in D major, op. 11 and Borodin String Quartet no. 2 in D major

Fall Series (2012)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Alberta Foundation of the Arts, and Robertson-Wesley United Church
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Nov. 25 | Robertson-Wesley United Church, Edmonton
Mozart String Quartet No.13 in D minor, K.173 and Beethoven String Quartet No.16 in F major, Op.135

Fall Series (2012)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, and Alberta Foundation of the Arts
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Vladimir Rufino, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Nov. 20 | Stollery Children’s Hospital, University, Edmonton
Haydn Op. 20, No. 5, IV (Fugue), Mozart String Quartet No.12 in B-flat major, K.172 and Beethoven Op. 130, VI (Cavatina)

Fall Series (2012)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Alberta Foundation of the Arts, and Edmonton Public Libraries
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Vladimir Rufino, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Nov. 19 | Edmonton Public Library Whitemud Crossing, Edmonton
Haydn Op. 20, No. 5, IV (Fugue), Mozart String Quartet No.12 in B-flat major, K.172 and Beethoven Op. 130, VI (Cavatina); Große Fuge, Op.133

Fall Series (2012)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Alberta Foundation of the Arts, and Robertson-Wesley United Church
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Vladimir Rufino, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Nov. 11 | Robertson-Wesley United Church, Edmonton
Haydn Op. 20, No. 5, IV (Fugue), Mozart String Quartet No.12 in B-flat major, K.172 and Beethoven Op. 130, VI (Cavatina); Große Fuge, Op.133

Fall Series (2012)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Alberta Foundation of the Arts, and Edmonton City Hall
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Nov. 6 | Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton
Mozart String Quartet No.11 in E-flat major, K.171 and Beethoven String Quartet No.15 in A minor, Op.132

Fall Series (2012)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Alberta Foundation of the Arts, and Robertson-Wesley United Church
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Nov. 4 | Robertson-Wesley United Church, Edmonton
Mozart String Quartet No.11 in E-flat major, K.171 and Beethoven String Quartet No.15 in A minor, Op.132

“Alberta Music Conference”
Enterprise Quartet with EPSB Music Enrichment Singing Strings, Petar Dundjerski, conductor
Nov. 3 | Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB
Gabrieli Sonata, Mozart Serenade in F

Fall Series (2012)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Alberta Foundation of the Arts, and Edmonton City Hall
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Vladimir Rufino, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Oct. 23 | Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton
Mozart String Quartet No.10 in C major, K.170 and Beethoven String Quartet No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.131

Fall Series (2012)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Alberta Foundation of the Arts, and Edmonton Public Libraries
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Vladimir Rufino, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Oct. 20 | Edmonton Public Library Whitemud Crossing, Edmonton
Mozart String Quartet No.10 in C major, K.170 and Beethoven String Quartet No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.131

“Crossings: The Cultures of global Exchange in the Eighteen the Century”
Annual conference of the Canadian Society for 18th-century Studies, sponsored by the Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies, University of Alberta and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Introduction by Dr. Joseph Patrouch, Director, The Wirth Institute, and ‘travel guides’, Dr. Katherine Binhammer and Dr. Guillaume Tardif, University of Alberta
With guests Marnie Giesbrecht, harpsichord and Jacques Arseneault, tenor
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Rameau (Canon, “Avec du vin Endormons-nous, From the opera-ballet “Les indes galantes”), Bach (Canon a 3 and 4 from “A Musical Offering”), Guignon (Variations sur un air américain), Boccherini (Scenes from the Streets of Madrid), Geminiani (Scottish Songs, set as trio sonatas), Pichl (Second Trio Concertant Op. 7), Mozart (Trio Divertimento in E-flat, K. 563), and Beethoven (String Quartet No. 15 in a minor, Op. 132)

Fundraiser for the Edmonton Recital Society
Oct. 11 | private residence, Edmonton
Mozart String Quartet No.10 in C major, K. 170

Fall Series (2012)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Alberta Foundation of the Arts, and Robertson-Wesley United Church
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Vladimir Rufino, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Oct. 7 | Robertson-Wesley United Church, Edmonton
Mozart String Quartet No.10 in C major, K.170 and Beethoven String Quartet No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.131

Fall Series (2012)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Alberta Foundation of the Arts, and Edmonton City Hall
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Sept. 18 (12pm and 7:30pm) | Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton
Mozart String Quartet No.9 in A major, K.169 and Beethoven String Quartet No.13 in B-flat major, Op.130

Fall Series (2012)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Alberta Foundation of the Arts, and Robertson-Wesley United Church
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Sept. 16 | Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton
Mozart String Quartet No.9 in A major, K.169 and Beethoven String Quartet No.13 in B-flat major, Op.130

Fall Series (2012)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Alberta Foundation of the Arts, and Edmonton City Hall
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Sept. 11 (12pm and 7:30pm) | Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton
Mozart String Quartet No. 8 in F major, K. 168 and Beethoven String Quartet No. 12 in E-flat major, Op. 127

Fall Series (2012)
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Alberta Foundation of the Arts, and Robertson-Wesley United Church
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Sept. 9 | Robertson-Wesley United Church, Edmonton
Mozart String Quartet No. 8 in F major, K. 168 and Beethoven String Quartet No. 12 in E-flat major, Op. 127

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Edmonton City Hall, one of several venues for the Winter 2012 Season

Edmonton City Hall, one of several venues for the Winter 2012 Season

Winter 2012 (January – April)

“Great Patrons of Central European Music: IV The Lobkowicz Series”
Sponsored by The Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies, University of Alberta
With introductory remarks by Dr. Franz Szabo (Dept. of History, University of Alberta, former Director, Wirth Institute)
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Amy Kao, violin, Leanne Damman Maitland, viola, and Kathleen de Caen, cello
Apr. 30 | Winspear Centre, Edmonton, AB
Beethoven String Quartets op. 18, no. 4 and 6

“Good Friday Concerts”
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Robertson-Wesley United Church
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Diana Sapozhnikova, violin, Leanne Dammann Maitland, viola, and Kathleen de Caen, cello
Apr. 6 | Robertson-Wesley United Church and Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton
Haydn Seven Last Words of Christ (String Quartet)

“University of Alberta World Music Sampler”
Sponsored by Folkways Alive!
With guest Rahim Alhaj, oud
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Diana Sapozhnikova, violin, Leanne Dammann Maitland, viola, and Kathleen de Caen, cello
Apr. 1 | Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre, Edmonton
Featuring two compositions for oud and string quintet by Rahim Alhaj: Going Home, Samai Baghdad

“2012 Celebration of Research and Creative Work in the Faculty of Arts – ‘On the theme of Materiality’”
With a short introduction by Guillaume Tardif
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Amy Kao, violin, Leanne Dammann Maitland, viola, and Kathleen de Caen, cello
Mar. 27 | Timms Center, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Beethoven op. 18 no. 2, II

“Great Patrons of Central European Music: III The Lobkowicz Series”
Sponsored by The Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies, University of Alberta
With introductory remarks by Dr. Franz Szabo (Dept. of History, University of Alberta, former Director, Wirth Institute)
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Diana Sapozhnikova, violin, Leanne Dammann Maitland, viola, and Kathleen de Caen, cello
Mar. 26 | Winspear Centre, Edmonton
Beethoven String Quartets op. 18, no. 2 and 5

“String Octets”
Sponsored by the Graduate Area Guest Speaker Fund, Department of Music, University of Alberta
With guests, the Calgary String Quartet: Edmond Agopian, violin, Theresa Lane, violin, Dean O’Brien, viola, and Beth Root Sandvoss, cello
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Amy Kao, violin, Leanne Dammann Maitland, viola, and Kathleen de Caen, cello Mar. 23 | Winspear Center, Edmonton
Enescu Octet, Op.7 and Mendelssohn Octet Op.20 (III, IV)

“Five New Works by Graduate Composers”
Sponsored by the Composition Area, Department of Music, University of Alberta
March | Studio 2-7, University of Alberta, Edmonton

Edmonton City Hall Series
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, and Edmonton City Hall
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Marie Krejcar, violin, Leanne Dammann Maitland, viola, and Kathleen de Caen, cello
Mar. 15 | Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton
Haydn String Quartet, Op. 3 and Beethoven String Quartet Op. 18, No. 1

Edmonton Public Libraries Series
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation and the Alberta Foundation for the Arts
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Marie Krejcar, violin, Leanne Dammann Maitland, viola, and Patrick Smith, cello
Feb. 23 | Stanley Milner Library, Edmonton
Haydn String Quartets Op. 64, No. 6 and 5

Edmonton Public Libraries Series
Sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation and the Alberta Foundation for the Arts
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Marie Krejcar, violin, Leanne Dammann Maitland, viola, and Kathleen de Caen, cello
Feb. 11 | Whitemud Crossing Library, Edmonton
Haydn String Quartet Op. 3, No. 3 and Beethoven String Quartet Op. 18, No. 1

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The Lobkowicz Series @ the Winspear Centre

The Lobkowicz Series @ the Winspear Centre

Fall 2011 Season (September – December)

“2011 Silent Night Christmas Concert”
Sponsored by the Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies, University of Alberta
With guest, Mark Wilkinson, baritone
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Diana Sapozhnikova, violin, Leanne Dammann Maitland, viola, and Kathleen de Caen, cello
Dec. 11 | Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Brahms Hungarian Dances (selection), Dvorak Slavonic Dances (selections), Barber Dover Beach (in memoriam Mr. Kalman)

“An Evening of Chamber Music”
Sponsored by Campus Ministry, St. Joseph’s College, University of Alberta
With guest, Mark Wilkinson, baritone
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello; Chapel, Nov. 29 | St. Joseph’s College, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Beethoven Op. 18, Nos. 3 and 1 (“Lobkowitz”) and Barber Dover Beach

“Great Patrons of Central European Music: II The Lobkowicz Series”
Sponsored by The Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies, University of Alberta
With introductory remarks by Dr. Franz Szabo (Dept. of History, University of Alberta, former Director, Wirth Institute)
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Nov. 28 | Winspear Centre, Edmonton
Beethoven String Quartets op. 18, no. 3 and 1

“Great Patrons of Central European Music: I The Lobkowicz Series”
Sponsored by The Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies, University of Alberta
With introductory remarks by Dr. Franz Szabo (Dept. of History, University of Alberta, former Director, Wirth Institute)
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Diana Sapozhnikova, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Tanya Prochazka, cello
Nov. 7 | Winspear Centre, Edmonton
Haydn String Quartets op. 77 nos. 1-2

University of Alberta Event, in presence of the Ambassador to Austria
Sept. 26 | Alumni House, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Haydn *String Quartet op. 76 no. 3 ‘Sunrise’

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PrintWinter 2011 Season (January – May)

“Pattison Annual Gala”
May 29 | Winspear Centre, Edmonton, AB

“St. Albert Chamber Music Series”
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Joanne Yu, cello
Jan. 29 | Don’s Piano Warehouse, St. Albert
Haydn Quartet op. 76 no. 4 ‘Sunrise’, Bach The Art of the Fugue (selections), Smetana Quartet no.1 in e minor, ‘From My Life’.

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Enterprise Square and the Enterprise Quartet

Enterprise Quartet @ Enterprise Square

Fall 2010 Season (September – December)

Enterprise Quartet @ Enterprise Square Concert Series (2010)
Sponsored by the Killam Cornerstone Research Fund
With guests Mark Wilkinson, baritone and Jodi Penner, soprano
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Joanne Yu, cello, Tanya Prochazka, cello
Dec. 7 | Enterprise Square, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Schubert String Quartet No. 12 in C Minor, D.703 – ‘Quartettsatz’, Schubert String Quintet in C, D.956, Schubert An die Musik, Du bist die Ruh, Ave Maria

Chamber Music with Bhodan Hilash, clarinet
Nov. 24 | Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy (St. Basil’s Church), Edmonton
Mozart Clarinet Quintet, K.581

Enterprise Quartet @ Enterprise Square Concert Series (2010)
Sponsored by the Killam Cornerstone Research Fund
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Joanne Yu, cello
Nov. 23 |Enterprise Square, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Haydn Quartet, op. 76, no. 1, Schubert String Quartet No.13 in A minor, D.804, ‘Rosamunde’

“2010 Alberta String Association Showcase”
Nov. 21 | Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Schubert and Haydn (selections)

“Music at Convocation Hall Series”
With guests Janet Scott Hoyt, piano and Rob Aldridge, double bass
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Joanne Yu, cello
Nov. 2 | Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Schubert Piano Quintet in A, D.667, ‘The Trout’, and Schubert String Quartet No.14 in D minor, D.810, ‘Death and the Maiden’

“Edmonton City Hall Series”
With guests Janet Scott Hoyt, piano and Rob Aldridge, double bass
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Joanne Yu, cello
Nov. 2 |Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton
Schubert String Quartet No.14 in D minor, D.810, ‘Death and the Maiden’

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Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, Joanne Yu, cello

Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, Joanne Yu, cello

Summer 2010 Season (June – July)

“President’s Gala, Canadian Teachers’ Association”
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Joanne Yu, cello
July 14 | Sutton Place, Edmonton
Selections

“Thomas Rolston Memorial Concert – Alberta Summer Suzuki Institute”
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Joanne Yu, cello
July 12 | Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Beethoven op. 59 no. 2, Mendelssohn op. 44 no. 3

Enterprise Quartet @ Enterprise Square Concert Series – “Last Movements” (2009-2010)
Sponsored by the Killam Cornerstone Research Fund
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Joanne Yu, cello
June 24 | Enterprise Square, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Selections from Bach, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Brahms

“Planning City Symposium”
June 24 | Lister Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Selections

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Charles Pilon, viola, Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Joanne Yu, cello

Charles Pilon, viola, Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Joanne Yu, cello

Winter 2010 Season (January – May)

Enterprise Quartet @ Enterprise Square Concert Series (2009-2010)
Sponsored by the Killam Cornerstone Research Fund
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Joanne Yu, cello
May 11 | Enterprise Square, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Bach The Art of the Fugue

University of Alberta Composition Students
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Joanne Yu, cello
April 19 | Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Quartets by composition students of the University of Alberta: J. Sobieraj, D. Brophy, and C. Labadie

Enterprise Quartet @ Enterprise Square Concert Series (2009-2010)
Sponsored by the Killam Cornerstone Research Fund
With introductory words by Dr. Pamela Brett-MacLean
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Joanne Yu, cello
Mar. 23 | Enterprise Square, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Mendelssohn String Quartet in E-flat major, op. 44 no. 3, Brahms String Quartet in B-flat major, op. 67

Enterprise Quartet @ Enterprise Square Concert Series (2009-2010)
Sponsored by the Killam Cornerstone Research Fund
With introductory words by G. Tardif
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Joanne Yu, cello
Feb. 16 | Enterprise Square, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Haydn String Quartet in B-flat major, op. 76 no. 4, ‘Sunrise’, Beethoven String Quartet in e minor, op. 59 no. 3, ‘Rasumovsky’

Enterprise Quartet @ Enterprise Square Concert Series (2009-2010)
Sponsored by the Killam Cornerstone Research Fund
With introductory words by Alison C. Minkus, PhD Student, School of Business
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Joanne Yu, cello
Jan. 19 | Enterprise Square, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Mendelssohn String Quartet in e minor, op. 44 no. 2, Brahms String Quartet in a minor, op. 51. No.2

Charles Pilon, viola, Tanya Prochazka, cello, Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin

Charles Pilon, viola, Tanya Prochazka, cello, Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin

Fall 2009 Season (September – December)

Enterprise Quartet @ Enterprise Square Concert Series (2009-2010)
Sponsored by the Killam Cornerstone Research Fund
With introductory words by Dr. Scott Smallwood, Department of Music
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Joanne Yu, cello (due to illness, alternates Julian Savaryn and Kathleen de Caen, cello)
Nov. 24 | Enterprise Square, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Haydn String Quartet in C major, op. 76 no. 3, ‘Kaiser’, Beethoven String Quartet in e minor, op. 59 no. 2 ‘Rasumovsky’

Enterprise Quartet @ Enterprise Square Concert Series (2009-2010)
Sponsored by the Killam Cornerstone Research Fund
With introductory words by Dr. Michael Dawson, Psychology
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Joanne Yu, cello
Sept. 22 | Enterprise Square, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Mendelssohn String Quartet in D major, op. 44 no. 1, Brahms String Quartet in c minor, op. 51. No.1

Enterprise Quartet @ Enterprise Square Concert Series (2009-2010)
Sponsored by the Killam Cornerstone Research Fund
With introductory words by Michael Phair, Director, Community Relations, Enterprise Square
Guillaume Tardif, violin, Virginie Gagné, violin, Charles Pilon, viola, and Joanne Yu, cello
Sept. 8 | Enterprise Square, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Haydn String Quartet in d minor, op. 76 no. 2, ‘the Fifths’, Beethoven String Quartet in F Major, op. 59 no. 1 ‘Rasumovsky’

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