Highlight Concert #1

Sir James Dunn Theatre, Dalhousie Arts Centre, 6101 University Ave, Halifax, NS

Dominic Desautels opens our festival on solo clarinet with a brand-new samba-inspired piece by John Novacek. Tim Fain plays Bach’s monumental Chaconne for violin solo, and we conclude with Mozart’s passionate G minor Quartet for piano and strings.

John Novacek - SKO-sha-TEE-nuh (premiere) - Dominic Desautels, clarinet

Bach - Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D minor - Tim Fain, violin

Glass - Partita No. 2 for Solo Cello - Matt Haimovitz, cello

Ginastera - Danzas Argentinas, Op. 2 - John Novacek, piano


Mozart - Piano Quartet in G minor, K. 478 - Scott St. John, violin, Douglas McNabney, viola, Denise Djokic, cello, Andrew Armstrong, piano