Whitehorse Concerts Announces 2017-18 Season Lineup

August 15, 2017By Jen EdwardsUncategorized

We invite all music lovers to join Whitehorse Concerts for our 2017-18 “Classical Currents” season. All of our shows take place at The Yukon Arts Centre. Our pre-concert interviews with Danette Readman begin at 7:00 pm in The Studio Theatre; the concerts begin at 8:00 pm. We welcome cellist Brian Yoon and pianist Lorraine Min … Read More

Sarah Hagen – Saturday, January 14, 2017

January 4, 2017By Jen EdwardsUncategorized

Solo Piano Canadian pianist Sarah Hagen has been heard in concert halls and on the airwaves throughout North America and Europe. Her interpretations have been described as “outstandingly inventive,” performed with “infinite skill.” A visionary and an idealist, Sarah’s performances are conceptually innovative, involving photography, dance and spoken word. She is the Artistic Director for Pro’ject Sound, … Read More

James Ehnes and Andrew Armstrong – Saturday, October 22, 2016

October 19, 2016By Jen EdwardsUncategorized

Violin and Piano James Ehnes: violin Andrew Armstrong: piano Note: This concert is not included in our 2016-17 subscription series, tickets for this recital must be purchased separately. This is a co-presentation with the Yukon Arts Centre. Known for his virtuosity and probing musicianship, Canadian violinist James Ehnes has performed in 37 countries on five continents, appearing regularly … Read More

Duo Fortin-Poirier – Saturday, October 8, 2016

October 3, 2016By Jen EdwardsUncategorized

Piano, four hands Amélie Fortin: piano Marie-Christine Poirier: piano The Duo Fortin-Poirier, featuring pianists Amélie Fortin and Marie-Christine Poirier, has been heralded as one of the most promising of its generation. Graduates from the Université de Montréal with a master degree and D.E.S.S. (Specialized Graduate Diploma) under the direction of Jean-Eudes Vaillancourt and Paul Stewart, each … Read More

musica fantasia – Saturday, September 24, 2016

September 13, 2016By Jen EdwardsUncategorized

Emerging as one of Canada’s most captivating young early music groups and recognized internationally for their interpretation of historical repertoire, musica fantasia specializes in the creative performance of music from the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. The ensemble draws inspiration from courtly life, particularly music performed by noble women. Pairing voice with clavicimbalum and organetto, they transfix audiences … Read More

A report on the Yukon Cello Project

August 12, 2016By Jen EdwardsUncategorized

Dear donors, supporters, friends, and students, I am so pleased to share with you details, photos, and stories from our very successful first ever Yukon Cello Project. We have all finally returned home to Vancouver, the cellos have been returned to Long & McQuade, and our dear truck has been given back to Driving Force. … Read More

Yukon Cello Project

June 5, 2016By Jen EdwardsUncategorized

Whitehorse Concerts is working with a group of three talented cellists from Vancouver (Nico Stephenson, Isidora Nojkovic, and Roland Gjernes) to stage the Yukon Cello Project, three separate week-long cello camps in the communities of Ross River, Dawson, and Mayo to be held in July 2016. This program to provide music education to youth in these communities … Read More

Duo Rendezvous – Saturday, April 9, 2015

March 22, 2016By Jen EdwardsUncategorized

Duo Rendezvous unites two leading Canadian performers, violinist Jasper Wood and guitarist Daniel Bolshoy. The duo is already in great demand by presenters across the country, thanks to the thriving solo careers of the two performers and to their reputation as charismatic virtuosi who enjoy engaging their audiences with great stage presences and passionate musicianship. … Read More

Ronée Boyce – Saturday, March 5, 2015

February 19, 2016By Jen EdwardsUncategorized

Award-winning inspirational pianist Ronée Boyce possesses a dedication to performance and education that is steadfast and unquestioned. She is quickly establishing herself as an artist of intense musical sensibility and has been enthusiastically praised for her great depth of musical interpretation. In addition to performing more traditional solo piano and chamber music, she has demonstrated … Read More

Acclarion does Whitehorse

January 28, 2016By Jen EdwardsUncategorized

Acclarion’s Becky and David recently posted a terrific little video showcasing their time here in Whitehorse, featuring school concerts, their Yukon Arts Centre show, a CBC interview and a scenic tour. Have a look: