Festival Finale - Secret Signs in the Morning Sun


Date: Saturday, June 11, 2022  |  Time: 7:30 pm

Location: St. Andrews River Heights United Church, 255 Oak Street, Winnipeg

Online Option: Viewable Monday, June 13, 2022 at 7:30 pm

We wrap the festival with a Finale that celebrates the 290th anniversary of composer Joseph Haydn in a performance of one of the “Rising Sun” string quartets by Haydn, a French work evoking a spring morning, and offers a lilting intermezzo by American jazz rag-time composer Bill Bolcom, before closing with Brahms beloved G major String Sextet, a work in which composer Brahms encodes a secret musical representation of the name Agatha - a woman with whom he was in love!

Haydn - String Quartet Op. 20, no. 5

William Bolcom - Intermezzo from Piano Quartet

Lilli Boulanger - D’un matin de printemps, for piano trio

Brahms - String Sextet in G

Tickets are available for the in-person concert or for online viewing via YouTube.