TOSH Music on Sunday Classical with Keith MacLeod, Paula Kiffner, Robert Holliston on March 26, 2023
TOSH Music on Sunday Classical with Keith MacLeod, Paula Kiffner (Cello), Robert Holliston (Piano)When: Sunday, March 26, 2023, at 2:30 (Doors at 2:00 pm)
The Old Schoolhouse Arts Centre
122 Fern Road West,
Qualicum Beach, British Columbia,
The cost of the tickets is $35 + GST
Student tickets are $20 + GST.
Students must call TOSH at 250 752-6133 to get their tickets.
Performances are approx. 75 mins long with festival seating.
Pianist Robert Holliston has performed throughout Canada and the USA, England and New Zealand, and has been heard frequently on CBC Radio. He has recorded CDs with the popular salon ensemble Viveza, trombonist Ian McDougall, tenor Ken Lavigne, his brother Tom Holliston, Show Business Giants, and members of the Hornby Island Ensemble. Robert has collaborated with many of Canada’s leading singers, including Richard Margison, Benjamin Butterfield, Judith Forst, Nathalie Paulin, Susan Platts, Peter Barcza, and fellow VCM faculty members; string players Eugene Fodor, Moshe Hammer, Marc Destrubé, Jonathan Crow, and Paul Marleyn; and (with Viveza) dancers Karen Kain and Evelyn Hart. A popular public speaker, Robert has given pre-performance lectures for Pacific Opera Victoria since 1993 and is POV’s Principal Coach. Still an active performer, Robert is currently Head of Keyboard at the Victoria Conservatory of Music, where he also teaches piano and music history and acts as a vocal coach. Robert was a founding director of the VCM Opera Studio.
Cellist Paula Kiffner earned music performance degrees from Ohio State University and the Peabody Conservatory. While at Peabody, she was principal cellist of the Annapolis Symphony and a member of the Washington Theater Chamber Players. A former member of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Ms. Kiffner has also performed as guest principal cellist of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, and frequently appears as a recitalist and concerto soloist throughout the Pacific Northwest. Her performances are heard on CBC Radio and KING FM (Seattle). Ms. Kiffner also works with youth orchestras in Canada and the United States, and has served as guest artist and teacher at the University of British Columbia, the University of Victoria, and the Victoria Conservatory of Music.
Described as one of Canada’s fine clarinetists, Keith MacLeod has played across Canada and the United States for such orchestras as the Seattle Symphony, the Vancouver Symphony, and the Milwaukee Symphony. He is heard broadcast on the CBC as both a recitalist and chamber musician, as well as for his spoken insights into the craft of music making. Teaching at the University of Victoria and the Victoria Conservatory of Music, Keith has also lectured at the University of British Columbia, University of Calgary and the University of Manitoba. He is asked to give master classes across Canada and the United States. Keith has been with the Victoria Symphony for the past 25 years.
Impromptu in E flat minor, D. 946 FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797-1828)
Allegro assai - Andante - Allegro assai
Three Fantasy Pieces, Op. 73 ROBERT SCHUMANN (1810-1856)
I. Zart und mit Ausdruck
II. Lebhaft, leicht
III. Rasch und mit Feuer
Five Pieces in Folk Style, Op. 102 ROBERT SCHUMANN
I. Mit Humor
III. Nicht schnell, mit viel Ton zu spielen
IV. Nicht zu rasch
V. Stark und markiert
Trio in A minor, Op. 114 JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833-1897)
III. Andantino grazioso
Zart und mit Ausdruck = Delicate and expressive
Lebhaft, leicht = Lively, light
Rasch und mit Feuer = Fast and with fire
Mit Humor = With humour
Langsam = Slowly
Nicht schnell, mit viel Ton zu spielen = Not quickly, played with full tone
Nicht zu rasch = Not too fast
Stark und markiert = Strong and marked