The 32 Piano Sonatas of Beethoven, Part 9 with Charles Foreman, piano

Mountain View Connection presents:
The 32 Piano Sonatas of Beethoven, Part 9 with Charles Foreman, piano

Saturday, May 28, 2016 – 8:00 PM
Christ Church Elbow Park (3602 – 8 Street SW, Calgary)

TICKETS:
$30 (adults) / $20 (students/seniors) / FREE (children 12 and under)
Tickets are available by calling (403) 240-4174, online at www.brownpapertickets.com, or at the door

INFO:
Call (403) 240-4174 or visit http://www.mountainviewfestival.com
for more information

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Performances of the complete Beethoven sonatas are very rare – few pianists have the time or the inclination to tackle such a monumental journey.

Pianist Charles Foreman is completing the 32 Piano Sonatas of Beethoven Series for the second time and the ninth and final concert of the series will take place on Saturday, May 28th at Christ Church Elbow Park.

This recital will present Beethoven’s last piano sonata – Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111, Sonata No. 12 in A-flat major (“Funeral March”), and more.

PROGRAMME
• Sonata No. 7 in D major, Op. 10, No. 3
• Sonata No. 12 in A-flat major (“Funeral March”), Op. 26
• Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111

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Praised for his superb musicianship, his formidable technique, his vast repertoire, and his imaginative programming, pianist Charles Foreman won prizes in Canadian and U.S. piano competitions. He has performed over six hundred solo and chamber recitals in Canada, the U.S., and Europe.
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Web: http://www.charlesforeman.wordpress.com

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The 32 Piano Sonatas of Beethoven, Part 8 with Charles Foreman, piano

Mountain View Connection presents:
The 32 Piano Sonatas of Beethoven, Part 8 with Charles Foreman, piano

Saturday, April 16, 2016 – 8:00 PM
Christ Church Elbow Park (3602 – 8 Street SW, Calgary)

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TICKETS:
$30 (adults) / $20 (students/seniors) / FREE (children 12 and under)
Tickets are available by calling (403) 240-4174,
online at www.brownpapertickets.com, or at the door

INFO:
Call (403) 240-4174 or visit http://www.mountainviewfestival.com
for more information

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Pianist Charles Foreman is only two concerts away from completing the 32 Piano Sonatas of Beethoven Series! The eighth of nine-concert series will take place on Saturday, April 16th at Christ Church Elbow Park.

This recital will present Beethoven’s famous “Pathétique” Sonata. This sonata was Beethoven’s first real “hit” and it has continued to capture listeners’ hearts for over 200 years.

Also on the programme is his second last sonata – Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110.

PROGRAMME:

• Sonata Pathétique (No. 8 in C minor), Op. 13
• Sonata No. 16 in G major, Op. 31, No. 1
• Sonata No. 6 in F major, Op. 10, No. 2
• Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major, Op, 110

The 32 Piano Sonatas of Beethoven, Part 7 with Charles Foreman, piano

Mountain View Connection presents:
The 32 Piano Sonatas of Beethoven, Part 7 with Charles Foreman, piano

Saturday, February 27, 2016 – 8:00 PM
Christ Church Elbow Park (3602 – 8 Street SW, Calgary)
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TICKETS:
$30 (adults) / $20 (students/seniors) / FREE (children 12 and under)
Tickets are available by calling (403) 240-4174,
online at www.brownpapertickets.com, or at the door

Call (403) 240-4174 or visit http://www.mountainviewfestival.com for more information

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Pianist Charles Foreman continues The 32 Piano Sonatas of Beethoven Series on Saturday, February 27th at Christ Church Elbow Park.

The seventh recital presents Beethoven’s famous “Moonlight” Sonata. This piece is one of Beethoven’s most popular piano works, and it was a popular favorite even in his own day.

Also on the programme is his Sonata No. 11 in B-flat major, Op. 22 – one of Beethoven’s own favourite sonatas.

Sonata No. 11 in B-flat major, Op. 22
Sonata quasi una fantasia in C-sharp minor (“Moonlight”), Op. 27, No. 2
Sonata No. 20 in G major, Op. 49, No. 2
Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109

For publicity information contact Tokie Brideaux
at tokie@nucleus.com or (403) 828-7158.

The 32 Piano Sonatas of Beethoven, Part 6 with Charles Foreman

WHAT:
Mountain View Connection presents: The 32 Piano Sonatas of Beethoven, Part 6 with Charles Foreman, piano

WHEN:
Saturday, January 16, 2016 – 8:00 PM

WHERE:
Christ Church Elbow Park (3602 – 8 Street SW, Calgary)

TICKETS:
$30 (adults) / $20 (students/seniors) / FREE (children 12 and under)
Tickets are available by calling (403) 240-4174, online at www.brownpapertickets.com, or at the door

INFO:  
Call (403) 240-4174 or visit http://www.mountainviewfestival.com for more information

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Charles-piano-1Pianist Charles Foreman continues The 32 Piano Sonatas of Beethoven Series on Saturday, January 16th at Christ Church Elbow Park.

The sixth recital starts with the emphasis on the lighter side of Beethoven’s music – Sonata No. 9 in E major and Sonata No. 18 in E-flat major.

Also on the programme is his Sonata No. 26 in E-flat major. Known as “Les Adieux”, this sonata is considered to be one of Beethoven’s most challenging in terms of technical difficulty and emotional depth.

– Sonata No. 9 in E major, Op. 14, No. 1
– Sonata No. 18 in E-flat major, Op. 31, No. 3
– Sonata No. 5 in C minor, Op. 10, No. 1
– Sonata No. 26 in E-flat major (“Les adieux”), Op. 81a

For publicity information contact Tokie Brideaux at tokie@nucleus.com
or (403) 828-7158.

Legends of the Mediterranean – Songbooks of Italy

WHAT:
Mountain View Connection presents: Legends of the Mediterranean – Songbooks of Italy

WHEN:
Sunday, December 6, 2015 – 7:30 PM
Monday, December 7, 2015 – 7:30 PM

WHERE:
Lougheed House (707 – 13 Avenue SW, Calgary)

TICKETS:
$40 (adults) / $30 (students/seniors) / FREE (children 12 and under)
Tickets are available by calling (403) 240-4174, by e-mailing mvfest@telus.net, or at the door

INFO:
Call (403) 240-4174 or visit http://www.mountainviewfestival.com
for more information

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Mountain View Connection Concert Series presents a concert of Italian influence with soprano Michèle Cusson.

The concert features two big chamber pieces by Italian composer Ottorino Respighi – the beautiful and moving “Il Tramonto” for soprano and string quartet, as well as the Quintet in F minor for piano and strings with pianist Charles Foreman.

And as always, the ticket will include a reception catered by the Lougheed House and an opportunity to explore the house which will be filled with glamorous holiday decor, as well as Christmas trees!

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Founded in 1994, the Mountain View Connection Concert Series provides opportunities for young musicians from across Canada and around the world to gain valuable experience performing and perfecting the song and chamber music repertoire. Website: http://www.mountainviewfestival.com / Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/MountainViewConnection

For publicity information contact Tokie Brideaux at
tokie@nucleus.com or (403) 828-7158.

Available for purchase online as well as
at the concert:

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Russian Romances
by Michèle Cusson & Kathleen Van Mourik

An album of Russian classical songs from Glinka to present day. Featuring well-loved Russian favourites by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Glinka and Rimsky-Korsakov and lesser known works by Sviridov, Vlasov, Glazunov and others.

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The 32 Piano Sonatas of Beethoven, Part 5 with Charles Foreman, piano

Charles-piano-1 Mountain View Connection presents: The 32 Piano Sonatas of Beethoven, Part 5 with
Charles Foreman, piano

WHEN:
Saturday, November 21, 2015 – 8:00 PM

WHERE:
Christ Church Elbow Park (3602 – 8 Street SW, Calgary)

TICKETS:
$30 (adults) / $20 (students/seniors) / FREE (children 12 and under)
Tickets are available by calling (403) 240-4174, online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com, or at the door

INFO:
Call (403) 240-4174 or visit http://www.mountainviewfestival.com for more information

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Mountain View Connection Concert Series presents The 32 Piano Sonatas of Beethoven, performed by pianist Charles Foreman.

This is the fifth of 9-concert series that will run until May 2016.

This concert features the famous “Hammerklavier” – which is often considered to be one of the most challenging solo works in the classical piano repertoire, as well as Sonata No. 19 in G minor and Sonata quasi una fantasia in E-flat major.

PROGRAMME:
Sonata No. 19 in G minor, Op. 49, No. 1
Sonata quasi una fantasia in E-flat major, Op. 27, No. 1
Sonata No. 29 in Bb major (“Hammerklavier”), Op. 106