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Agassiz Chamber Music Festival 2012
Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Claude Debussy

Paul Marleyn, Artistic Director
Saturday, June 9 to Saturday, June 16, 2012
Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall at the University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue
Crescent Fort Rouge Church, 525 Wardlaw

2012 Festival

Roman Borys, Olivier Thouin, Annalee Patipatanakoon, Paul Marleyn, Scott St. John and Sharon Wei.


  • Olivier Thouin, violin (Montreal)
  • Sharon Wei, viola (California)
  • Paul Marleyn, cello and Artistic Director
  • Gryphon Trio
    • Annalee Patipatanakoon, violin (Toronto)
    • Roman Borys, cello (Toronto)
    • Jamie Parker, piano (Toronto)
  • Jamie Sommerville, french horn (Boston)
  • Monica Huisman, soprano (Winnipeg)
  • Aimée Tsuchiya, piano (Boston)
  • Karl Stobbe, violin (Winnipeg)
  • Micah Heilbrunn, clarinet (Winnipeg)
  • Dan Scholz, viola (Winnipeg)
  • Scott St. John, violin (California)
  • Jim Ewen, bassoon (Winnipeg)
  • Meredith Johnson, double bass (Winnipeg)
  • Andrea Ratuski, host (Winnipeg and CBC)
  • Emerging Artist

  • Madeline Hildebrand piano (Winnipeg)

    Repertoire and artists are subject to change.


Saturday, June 9th, Crescent Fort Rouge, 7:30pm
Festival’s Opening Concert
Brahms’ summer of 1886 - Thun, Switzerland

Brahms Op. 99, Cello and Piano Sonata in F
Brahms Op. 100, Violon and Piano Sonata in A
Brahms Op. 101, Piano Trio in C minor (Gryphon Trio)

Sunday, June 10th, EGH
Movie – A Sunday in the Country, directed by Bertrand Tavernier, 4pm (FREE EVENT)
Violin Masterclass – Olivier Thouin,
10:30 am - 12 noon (FREE EVENT)

Monday, June 11th, EGH, 7:30pm
6:45pm Meet the Artists with Paul Marleyn & Olivier Thouin

Dvořák’s summer of 1893 – Spillville, Iowa
Dvořák Sonatina for Violin and Piano
Dvořák "American" String Quartet
Dvořák Viola Quintet

Tuesday, June 12th, EGH, 7:30pm
6:45pm Pre-Concert Talk by Andrea Ratuski– Claude Debussy and
La Belle France!

Calling to the Mountains, Calling to the Moon
Kelly Marie Murphy Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano
Debussy Cello Sonata
Brahms Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano

Wednesday, June 13th, EGH
Emerging Artist Recital by pianist Madeline Hildebrand,12:00 noon
Franz Liszt Transcendental Etude no. 9 Ricordanza
Claude Debussy Preludes Book 1 no. 7 Ce qu’a vu les vent d’ouest
Samuel Barber Sonata for Piano, op. 26

Violinist Karl Stobbe and pianist Aimee Tsuchiya in Recital, 7:30pm
Ysaye Sonata No. 5 in G major for Unaccompanied Violin
Debussy Sonata in G Minor for Violin and Piano
Janacek Sonata for Violin and Piano
Ravel Sonata for Violin and Piano in G major

Thursday, June 14th, EGH, 7:30pm
Transfigured Night
Debussy Songs for Soprano and Piano
Mozart Horn Quintet
Schoenberg Transfigured Night for String Sextet

Friday, June 15th, Crescent Fort Rouge Church, 7:30pm
6:45pm Pre-Concert Conversation by Roman Borys and Andrea Ratuski
Festival Gala Finale - Press Gangs and Guest Pangs
Schumann Fantasy Pieces for Horn and Piano
Debussy Piano Trio
Schubert Octet

Saturday, June 16th
Piano Masterclass – Jamie Parker 10am - 12 noon, EGH (FREE EVENT)
*Fundraising Luncheon at Inferno’s Bistro, 12:30pm

including movements from the Mozart Horn Quintet and
Dvořák ‘American’ String Quartet

Artists and repertoire subject to change.


Festival Pass (to all events): $90, Seniors $80, Students $35
Single tickets: $25, Students and young adults to age 29 $10
Noon Concerts: $10, Students $5
*Fundraising Luncheon - $70.00 (partial tax receipt)
Tickets are available after May 1 at McNally Robinson Booksellers  or by calling 475-1779 or by clicking on ‘Contact Us’ at the top of this page.


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