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U of C professors' compositions
to be performed this weekend

April 21, 2006

Works by U of C Professor of composition William Jordan and Allan Gordon Bell will be performed by Land's End Chamber Ensemble on Sunday, April 23 at the Rozsa Centre.

William Jordan - Anamnesis IV
Allan Gordon Bell - Lumen: A Quintet for Strings

Land's End Chamber Music Society of Calgary presents:

CENTENNIAL VI - 12M-4P-15m
8 pm, Sunday, April 23, 2006
Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary

Adults $20, Seniors $13
Students "pay what you can" (at door only)
Tickets available at Campus Ticket Centre, 220-7202
More information 949-4194

PROGRAM
Murray Adaskin — Divertimento No. 3
Jesse Plessis — Ancient Festival
(world premiere, winner of Land's End Composers Competition)
Howard Bashaw — 12M-4P-15m
William Jordan — Anamnesis IV
Allan Gordon Bell — Lumen: A Quintet for Strings

Join Land's End for the continuing celebration of the centennial of Alberta and Saskatchewan. Murray Adaskin was composer-in-residence at the University of Saskatchewan, and was one of the grand old men of the previous generation. Howard Bashaw is on the faculty at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. William Jordan and Allan Gordon Bell are professors of composition at the University of Calgary. Jesse Plessis is a student at the University of Lethbridge and is the winner of the 2006 Land's End Composers Competition. You will hear the world premiere of his "Ancient Festival" for violin, cello, and prepared piano. This concert will be recorded for future broadcast on CBC Radio Two "Our Music".

LAND'S END CHAMBER ENSEMBLE
Elizabeth Bergmann, piano
John Lowry, violin
Andrea Neumann, violin/viola
Beth Root Sandvoss, cello

GUEST ARTISTS
Ilana Dahl, clarinet
Stephen Franse, bassoon
Robert McCosh, french horn
Michael Scholz, viola
Mary Sullivan, flute
Emily Westell, violin

The members of the Land's End Chamber Ensemble are Visiting Artists at the University of Calgary Department of Music for the 2005-06 season. Concerts at the Rozsa Centre are sponsored by the Department and we are grateful for their support.

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Satoko "Tokie" Onoda
Communications Manager, Music & Art
Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Calgary
CHD 100
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

T: 403.220.5089
F: 403.282.6925
E: sonoda@ucalgary.ca

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