The Creston Concert Society is pleased to present the following performers for our 2018-2019 concert series (Click on the links for more info):
Derina Harvey Band
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Fearless front-woman Derina Harvey leads this Celtic-rock act, who offer an authentic east-coast experience with a fresh take on traditional tunes as well as their own original jigs and reels. Their rocky, rhythmic undertow is layered with guitars, fiddle, and topped by Derina’s powerful voice. These transplanted east-coasters have earned a reputation with their high-energy live show, leaving many an audience out-of-breath and hollering from their seats!
Bergmann Piano Duo
Friday, October 12, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Bergmann Piano Duo (1 piano, 4 hands) Described as artists who present “razzle-dazzle” and “electrifyingly rendered” recitals (The Vancouver Sun) this duo touches and inspires audiences with their uniquely eclectic programs. They delighted us on their last visit to Creston in 2013 and we are pleased to have them back. In celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s Centenary in 2018 they will be presenting an original arrangement of tunes from West Side Story.
Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 7:30 pm.
Martin O.: Dancing Voice… – Vocal virtuoso, beat-boxer, musical storyteller: Martin O. takes his audience on a wild ride with a constant stream of surprises, humor, emotion, and fantasy, centered around his incredible shape-shifting one-of-a-kind voice. Close your eyes and you hear a whole choir. Open them and all you see is one man on the stage. A captivating, charismatic performer, Martin O. pushes the boundaries of sonic possibility, leaving audiences breathless with all their senses and emotions brought to life. An incredible new audio and visual experience for Creston’s audience.
Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Named one of CBC Music’s “30 hot Canadian classical musicians under 30”, the Cheng² Duo (pronounced Cheng Squared Duo) is celebrated by audiences and critics alike for its artistic excellence, generous spirit, and compelling vibrancy. The brother and sister duo is formed by cellist Bryan Cheng, and pianist Silvie Cheng. The duo’s refreshing approach to making classical music accessible to new audiences of all backgrounds is steeped in a rare balance of infectious joy and enthusiasm.
Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Double-Double Duo is about much more than coffee; each duo member is a ‘double threat’ on two instruments: Kornel Wolak (clarinet / piano) and Michael Bridge (accordions / piano). Classically trained international soloists, they use comedy, virtuosity, and musical sensitivity to bring their broad repertoire to life; “Double-Double Duo is the best of new, young ‘classical’ musicians… bringing their own style of intellect, expertise, and talent to a new 21st century audience.” (Barrie Examiner)
Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Award-winning songwriter with the voice of an angel, Lizzy Hoyt delivers music with soaring melodies rooted in Celtic and folk traditions. A talented multi-instrumentalist, Lizzy has been praised for her mastery of the fiddle, guitar and harp and as a singer, she has been recognized for her clarity and precision.
Saturday, April 13, 2019, 7:30 pm
Sarah Hagen’s “Perk up, pianist!” is a uniquely charming music and storytelling experience that takes you deep inside the world of a touring classical musician.
Summer Concert in the Park
These event is not part of our regular series; Admission is by donation.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 6:30 pm at Millenium Park:
5 on a String. This lively bluegrass group was hugely popular when they stopped in Creston 2 years ago.
SPECIAL FAMILY EVENT
These event is not part of our regular series; Adults $5, Kids $2
Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 3:00 pm at Prince Charles Theatre
Fred Penner. Fred has delighted and entertained Canadian children for 2 generations and will bring his music and stories to Creston.
A great experience for kids and a trip down memory lane for their parents.