Annual Don Chrysler Concerto Competition

Young musicians compete for an opportunity to play with Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra

The Sooke Philharmonic Society is once again presenting the 10th Annual Don Chrylser Concerto Competition for Young Musicians. The public is  invited to come and enjoy a wonderful evening of music performed by the six finalists, a showcase of some of Victoria region’s extremely talented young musicians. It takes place at the Phillip T. Young Recital Hall at UVic on Saturday, April 25 at 7 p.m.. Each finalist will perform his/her complete concerto, with piano accompaniment. Admission is by donation, and the audience can vote for their favourite performer on their Audience Choice ballot.

The Sooke Philharmonic Society is fortunate to have as this year’s adjudicators: Linda Gould (piano), Dolores Vann (strings) and Lanny Pollet (winds).

The finalists are:

Alyssa Fu (Accompanist: Ingrid Henderson)Shostakovich, Piano Concerto No.2 in F, Op.102.

Rae Gallimore (Accompanist: Elfi Gleusteen) Bartók, Viola Concerto, Op.Posth. (Serly Edition).

Ashley Green (Accompanist: Elfi Gleusteen).

Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33 (Cello).

Ya-Ping Huang (Accompanist: May-Ling Kwok).

Mendelssohn, Piano Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.25.

Leo Y Phanichphant (Accompanist: Tzenka Dianova)Krommer, Clarinet Concerto in E flat, Op.36.

Nelly Tian (Accompanist: Elfi Gleusteen)

Saint- Saëns, Violin Concerto No.3 in B minor.

Prizes once again generously donated by Long & McQuade.

The winner of the competition will perform his/her concerto with the Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra at the Celebration of Young Artists concerts in October 2015.

Info: 250-642-5760/ 250-419-3569

www. sookephil.ca facebook.com/sooke.philharmonic — info@sookephil.ca

Just Posted

Team Canada athlete pens open letter to City of Victoria about Crystal Pool

Karmen McNamara says an extended closure of the recreation facility would be ‘devastating’

Bluegrass Christmas concert sparks season of giving

Tenth annual show and fundraiser held on Dec. 1 at Cordova Bay United Church

Victoria’s Wild ARC facility welcomes new roof thanks to a rush of donations

The animal rehabilitation centre was in desperate need of repairs after 21 years

Victoria’s vacancy rate predicted to rise above one per cent

Rental rates will continue to rise, despite more availability

VIDEO: Marvel Comics’ Stan Lee dies

Marvel co-creator was well-known for making cameo appearances in superhero movies

Vancouver Island remembers

Important stories shared as Islanders salute those who made the greatest sacrifice

Feds dropped ball with WWI anniversary tributes: historians

Wrote one historian: ‘Other than the Vimy Ridge celebration … I think they have done a very bad job’

Sides ‘far apart’ in Canada Post talks despite mediation, says union

The lack of a breakthrough means rotating strikes will resume Tuesday

Feds’ appeal of solitary confinement decision in B.C. to be heard

Judge ruled in January that indefinite such confinement is unconstitutional, causes permanent harm

B.C. health care payroll tax approved, takes effect Jan. 1

Employers calculating cost, including property taxes increases

Nunavut urges new plan to deal with too many polar bears

Territory recommends a proposal that contradicts much of conventional scientific thinking

Shelter struggles: Landlord takes over rental unit whenever visiting B.C. town

Renter’s story highlights how hard it is to find accommodation in Revelstoke

Lack of public response threatens B.C. referendum credibility

Of the few who have voted, poll finds most rejected proportional representation

Most Read