Mon Dec 6 14:00

Matinée – La Notte di Natale: Christmas, Corelli, and the Canada Council for the Arts Musical Instrument Bank

The Canada Council of the Arts Musical Instrument Bank is a true treasure trove for exceptional musicians. Active and imaginative, generations of these artists have taken the Bank’s iconic instruments on new journeys and made them sing. In this unique and festive concert, past and present laureates come home for the holidays, with a strings-driven program including Corelli’s Christmas Concerto.

Keiko Devaux (b. 1982) | Ere

Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713) | Concerto Grosso in G minor “Fatto Per la Notte Di Natale” [Christmas Concerto], Op. 6, no. 8
I. Vivace, Grave  –  II. Allegro  –  III. Adagio, Allegro, Adagio  –  IV. Vivace  –  V. Allegro  –  VI. Pastorale

Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936) | Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 3, P. 172
I. Italiana  –  II. Arie di corte  –  III. Siciliana  –  IV. Passacaglia

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) | “Fra Holbergs tid” [From Holberg’s Time], Op. 40
I. Prelude  –  II. Sarabande  –  III. Gavotte  –  IV. Air  –  V. Rigaudon

This concert will take place in person at 2pm ET, and in person and livestreamed at 7pm ET. Click here for the 7pm performance.

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