Convergence: A Three-Part Virtual Chamber Music Series Featuring Works for Piano and Strings

Date: Jun 29, 2020

Deadline: Jul 13, 2020 - 6:00 pm

Mountain View International Festival of Song and Chamber Music Society will showcase three virtual concerts on June 29, July 6, and July 13, featuring chamber music performances by Alberta artists. The performances, hosted by Jonathan Gresl, will feature musicians Jack Olszewski (piano), Lev Nesterov (violin), Sara Far (violin), Susanna Heystek (viola), as well as members of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, David Morrissey (cello) and Matt Heller (double bass).

CONVERGENCE will showcase three diverse 30-minute sets of musical repertoire from around the world, composed for string ensemble and piano. Performances will be broadcast online following this schedule:

  • Light Classics: A Medley of Chamber Music Miniatures
    Live Streamed on Monday, June 29 - 6 PM MST (8 PM EST)
  • Minimalist Expressions: The Sounds of Our Time
    Release Date: Monday, July 6 - 6 PM MST (8 PM EST)
  • Mysterious & Magical: A Journey Into a World of Dreams & Imagination
    Release Date: Monday, July 13 - 6 PM MST (8 PM EST)

The concert series will be a collaboration and partnership between Mountain View Festival and several organizations in the Calgary arts community, including the Polaris Centre for the Performing Arts, Steinway Piano Gallery of Calgary, as well as filmmaker Emil Agopian and Agopian’s new arts streaming platform, Stagestream Live.

All performances can be viewed through the Stagestream Live platform (www.stagestreamlive.tv/series/convergence) at no charge to the general public. Donations are encouraged and will be matched up to 15% by ATB Cares through (atbcares.benevity.org/community/cause/124-890421597RR0001).