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THURSDAY March 9, 2023 at 7:30 pm
Guelph Youth Music Centre Recital Hall
75 Cardigan Street, Guelph, ON

SPECIAL CONCERT... Nine Dragons by David Braid

Lee Tsang spoken word/baritone
Penderecki String Quartet
David Braid
Logic Pro/piano
Peter Shackleton
David Braid Nine Dragons (2022)
David Braid Five Kazakh Impressions (2022) — Canadian premiere!
David Braid Three Pieces from "Dark Butterflies” (2021)
The Penderecki String Quartet joins internationally-renowned Canadian pianist/composer David Braid and baritone Lee Tsang (head of Classical Music Performance at the University of Liverpool in the UK) for this Guelph Musicfest special concert. This is a unique opportunity to experience something very special in Canada.

The concert will include two more works, including the Canadian premiere of David Braid’s Five Kazakh Impressions (2022)—Five Miniatures inspired by Kazakhstan composed for the Kazakh State String Quartet and premiered in December 2022 in Almaty, Astana and Karaganda commemorating 30 years of diplomatic relations with Canada. Performed this time with the Penderecki String Quartet.

There will also be David’s Three Pieces from “Dark Butterflies” (2021)—Music inspired by recent travel and experiences by the composer in Central Asia. Performed by Peter Shackleton clarinet, Jeremy Bell violin, David Braid piano, and Katie Schlaikjer cello.
If you have tickets for Guelph Musicfest in May-June, you can have your same reserved seats for Nine Dragons PLUS a discounted ticket price!

Guelph Musicfest 2023 is grateful for the continuing generous support of an Anonymous Donor
Guelph Musicfest is generously supported by the Neighbourhood Group

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