Agassiz chamber music festival
2019 schedule
Celebrating our 20th Season!
Monday May 27 - Sunday June 2


all events at Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall at the University of Winnipeg unless otherwise specified

2019 Artists

Karl Stobbe – violin
Axel Strauss – violin

Amy Hillis – violin
Aaron Au – viola
Paul Marleyn – cello
Samuel Nadurak - cello
Micah Heilbrunn – clarinet
Martin Roscoe – piano
Stephane Lemelin – piano

Katherine Dowling – piano
Jim Hiscott – accordion and composer
Sarah Jo Kirsch – soprano


Penderecki String Quartet

Jeremy Bell - violin

Jerzy Kaplanek - violin

Christine Vlajk - viola

Katie Schlaikjer - cello

Randolph Peters - composer
Andrea Ratuski – host


  • a new string quartet by Winnipeg’s Randolph Peters

  • the Manitoba Premiere of Gyorgy Ligeti's 1st String Quartet 

  • the Manitoba Premiere of Penderecki's 2nd String Quartet

  • Emerging Artist Recital by Winnipeg-bred cellist, Samuel Nadurak

  • Sarah Jo Kirsch sings Britten Michelangelo Songs

  • a rarely heard performance of Bartok's 3rd String Quartet

  • resident string quartet, the Penderecki String Quartet

  • the return of artists from Agassiz's inaugural year in 2000, Aaron Au and Stéphane Lemelin

  • Micah Heilbrunn performs in Jim Hiscott’s Blue Ocean, as recorded by CBC Records

  • Agassiz goes on Tour; Winnipeg artists Karl Stobbe, Jim Hiscott and Andrea Ratuski and more perform in Ontario’s Festival of the Sound, in Canada biggest chamber music festival in July

ON sale April 1, 2019


Display e-Tickets on the EVENTBRITE APP

or the PDF can be printed at home


Your ticket barcode will be scanned at the Festival

Students must present a valid student ID upon entry


tickets also available @ McNally Robinson
April 22, 2019
(Grant Park Mall Location)


Single Tickets: $30 Adults. $15 Students & Under 30

Afternoon Concerts: $15 Adults. $5 Students & Under 30

Masterclasses: FREE

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