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Land’s End Duo spotlights Selkirk Pro Musica New Music Concert

By Contributor
March 13th, 2015

On Saturday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the St. Saviour’s Pro Cathedral, the Selkirk Pro Musica New Music Concert presents An Exciting and Innovative Evening of 20th and 21st Century Music with “Land’s End Duo“, Susanne Ruberg-Gordon, piano, and Beth Root-Sandvoss, Cello members of Calgary’s Contemporary Music Land’s End Ensemble

Joined by an eclectic mix of some of Nelson’s most versatile musicians Melody Diachun, Voice; Nicola Everton on Clarinet; Rob Fahie on Double Bass; Jesse Lee onTurn Table; and Clinton Swanson playing Saxaphone.

The Land’s End Duo,part of the Land’s End Ensemble of Calgary, Susanne Ruberg-Gordon, piano, and Beth Root Sandvoss,cello, is dedicated to introducing audiences to new music by Canadian and International composers, and to performing landmark chamber works of the 20th and 21st centuries.

LE Ensemble is continually creating legacy projects with living composers. The most recent LE Centre discs release, Gravity and Grace, won a Juno Award and a Western Canadian Music Award in the category of Classical Composition of the year (2014) for the work Field Notes by Allan Gordon Bell. This work was composed for LE Ensemble and James Campbell.

LE’s discography includes two winners of the Western Canadian Music Award for Outstanding Classical Recording, as well as a Juno nomination for My Life in Widening Circles, music by R. Murray Schafer.

LE is proud to champion the music of Canada, and have in fact performed works by more than a hundred Canadian and Alberta composers. Committed to nurturing young emerging composers, LE sponsors a nation-wide Composers Competition annually in partnership with the University of Calgary.

The public is invited to join in for an evening of music that stretches your imagination and musical horizons.

This extraordinary concert by a kaleidoscopic group of very innovative and versatile musicians will amaze and delight with new ideas and adventures in sound and technique.

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