Creston Concert Society
 

We are pleased to announce the 2015-2016 Concert Series:

QUARTETTO GELATO

Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 7:30 p.m. at New Life Church - 1821 Elm Street for this performance only!

Virtuosic show pieces, romantic tenor arias, pyrotechnical solos, blazing gypsy show pieces, multi-instrument mastery and a World Accordion Champion - this is Quartetto Gelato, a quartet featuring violin, accordion, cello and oboe. For nearly two decades, this dazzling ensemble has enchanted audiences and critics worldwide with their exotic blend of musical virtuosity, artistic passion and humour. Classical in training - eclectic by design - Quartetto Gelato not only thrills its audiences with its instrumental mastery, but also offers the bonus of a brilliant operatic tenor. With a performance repertoire that spans the globe, the group's theatrical stage presence and relaxed humour establishes and intimate rapport with audiences worldwide 
www.quartettogelato.com

GORDIE MACKEEMAN and The RHYTHM BOYS

Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 7:30 p.m

Hailing from Prince Edward Island, The Rhythm Boys' exhilarating live show instantly enamours audiences with their engaging, sometimes jaw-dropping, stagecraft and showmanship. With flavours of traditional bluegrass and roots music bolstered by their stunning musicianship, the group is poised to take the world stage. The band features Gordie MacKennan (fiddle, feet and vocals), Mark Geddes (bass, drums, percussion, mandolin and banjo), Thomas Webb (vocals, banjo, guitar, pedal steel guitar and bass), and Peter Cann (vocals and guitar). . 
www.gordiemackeeman.com

BOREALIS STRING QUARTET

Saturday, January 16, 2016, 7:30 p.m

One of the most dynamic and exciting world-class ensembles of its generation, the Borealis String Quartet has received international critical acclaim as an ensemble praised for its fiery performances, passionate style and refined, musical interpretation. Founded in Vancouver in 2000 and rapidly establishing a stellar reputation, the group has toured extensively and is frequently seen on television and heard on CBC Radio and other stations across North America.www.borealisstringquartet.com

RAINBOW DANCE THEATRE

Sunday matinee, February 28, 2016, 2:00 p.m

This ensemble of eight virtuoso dancers transforms the concert stage into a world of mystery, pathos and humour. Delighting audiences of all ages with its athletic "pull-out-all-the-stops celebration of dancing that pays homage to world dance and music influences." Combined with innovative aerial choreography, visually stunning interactive sets, and the latest innovative aerial choreography, visually stunning interactive sets, and the latest innovations in fibre optic and electro-luminescent technology, the distinctive choreography creates "an exotic feast for the senses." Utilising electro-luminescent wire, fibre optic fabric, black light and other special effects, Rainbow Dance Theatre creates a world of wonder in their newest production iLumiDance, a tour-de-force of virtuosic dancing and cutting edge technology.
www.rainbowdancetheatre.org  

SYMPHONY OF THE KOOTENAYS

Sunday matinee, April 10, 2016, 2:00 p.m.

In 1975, the Symphony of the Kootenays was founded in Kimberly, B.C. and has been delighting the region's residents ever since. Today, the symphony boasts 46 musicians, 29 of whom live and work in the Kootenays. This year's programme will feature clarinet soloist Nicola Everton and will include works by Tchaikovsky, Mozart and Malcolm Forsyth.
www.sotk.ca

Season tickets - Adult - early bird - $90, 2 Adults - $170 (up to the Fall Fair); after the fair Adult - $95, Student - $45, Family - $245 Available at Creative Fix - 139 10th Ave. N. 250-402-6072 Single tickets available at Black Bear Books (250) 428-2711 Adult $22, Student $10 Door - adult $25 - Student - $12

Individual tickets available at Black Bear Books, 1229B Canyon St, Kingfisher Books, 131 12th Ave. North, and Creative Fix, 139 10th Ave. North, Creston, BC
For further information please phone (250) 428-9557 or email: info@crestonconcertsociety.ca