Upcoming Performance:

Brewery Session - Wakefield Brewster & The Kensington Sinfonia

 

Every Brewery Session features a guest artist performing with our string quintet. Our brewery sessions are normally held at The Village Brewery, however Village is currently undergoing construction.

 

The Establishment Brewing Company has graciously agreed to host our first Brewery Session for our 2022/2023 season.

 

Brewery Session 1 - October 13, 2022 - Wakefield Brewster, poet laureate of Calgary, weaves his art with the music of Kensington Sinfonia as well as presenting his original works.

 

Concert begins at 8PM with doors at 7:30PM at The Establishment Brewing Company - 4407 1 St SE, Calgary, AB

$25 General (includes one free 330ml beer).


Kensington Sinfonia 2022/2023 Season Subscriptions Now Available!

 

We are excited to announce the return of season subscriptions for the first time in three Seasons!

 

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Main Series 2022

All concerts begin at 3PM at St. Stephen's Anglican Church, 1121 14 Ave SW, Calgary, AB

$25 General/$20 Student and Senior

 

Concert 1 - October 2, 2022

Non/Sense - Kensington Sinfonia kicks off the season with two exciting new collaborations. Calgary’s poet laureate Wakefield Brewster adds his spoken word artistry to the performance of the Kompa Variations by DBR, while dancer Cindy Ansah improvises to local composer Donovan Seidle’s Jabberwocky. KS rounds out the show with the thrilling “Strum” by Jessie Montgomery, a celebration of pizzicato and rhythm.

 

Concert 2 - January 22, 2023

Peaks and Valleys - Celebrate Chinese New Year with flautist Jia Jia Lee for soaring melodies in Eagle’s Ascent by Toronto composer Kevin Lau. Lee exploits the unique acoustics of St. Stephen’s with Norma Beecroft’s Jeux II for flute, electronics, and viola. Edmonton composer Joe Lai’s Big Brown Eyes will make for a wonderful celebration of the new year.

 

Concert 3 - June 11 2023

Forces of Nature - Kensington Sinfonia looks back on 35 years of music making in Calgary with a retrospective of commissions from composers across Alberta. Calgarian violin prodigy Anna Stubbe joins Kensington Sinfonia as soloist on “Silver City,” by George Fenwick. This program includes a new commission from Lethbridge’s Sonny Ray Day Rider and will be recorded live and in the studio for a release in fall 2023. Also on this programme will be the winner of the Kensington Sinfonia Concerto Competition, being held in May, 2023. Also featured is Kristen Flores’ work for solo violin and string orchestra will feature Debra Fast and portrays UNESCO Heritage sights in Italy and Alberta.


Village Sessions 2022

Concert begins at 8PM with doors at 7:30PM at The Establishment Brewing Company and Village Brewery Taproom

$25 General (includes one free 330ml beer).

 

Every Village Session features a guest artist performing with our string quintet. To be announced soon!

 

Session 1 - October 13, 2022 - Wakefield Brewster, poet laureate of Calgary, weaves his art with the music of Kensington Sinfonia as well as presenting his original works.

 

Session 2 - February 9, 2023 - Drag Thang Toddy will win your heart this Valentine’s Day with their wit and musicality.

 

Session 3 - June 22, 2023 - FOONYAP will delight and dazzle with her trademark blend of strings, vocals, and electronics.


Combined Season Packages For All Shows

$120 General/$110 Student and Senior

Receive an extra discount when you purchase both concert series!

 


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