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Four Play Cello – Plus One


Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2023  |  Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Laudamus Auditorium, Canadian Mennonite University (CMU)
500 Shaftesbury Blvd., Winnipeg

Four renowned cellists, Yuri Hooker, Paul Marleyn, Sam Nadurak, and Mick Stirling (Principal Cellist of the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra in The Netherlands) let their hair down in an evening of cello fun, taking us from Menotti to Metallica, from Bach to The Beatles, and are joined by a fifth mystery cellist...

You are invited to join us at 7:00 pm for "Meet cellist Mick Stirling with host Andrea Ratuski".

Concert Artists

Minna Rose Chung – cello
Yuri Hooker - cello
Paul Marleyn - cello
Sam Nadurak - cello
Mick Stirling – cello
John Novacek - piano

Concert Works

Sarabande from the 6th Solo Suite (arr. L. Varga) - J. S. Bach
Scherzo for 5 cellos - Karen Sunabacka
Air on the G string (arr. C. Hampton) - J. S. Bach
Ridge and Furrow, for 2 cellos - Fjola Evans
Easy Winners (arr. W. Thomas-Mifune) - Scott Joplin
The Maple Leaf (arr. E. Renyer) - Scott Joplin
Suite, for 2 cellos and piano - Gian Carlo Menotti
Suite Italienne (arr. Piatigorsky) - Igor Stravinsky
Fade to Black (arr. Brian Yoon) - Metallica
Milonga del Angel (arr. S. Drabkin) - Astor Piazzolla
South American Getaway (arr. W. Despaji) - Burt Bacharach  
Eleanor Rigby, for 5 cellos (arr. N. Byrne) - Lennon/McCartney
Fuga y Misterio, for 5 cellos (arr. P. Hysen) - Astor Piazolla

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