Cheng Dou (Photo submitted)

Creston Concert Society 2018/19 season

Early bird season tickets are available.

Derina Harvey Band opens Wednesday, September 19, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. with an energetic evening of Celtic-rock, an authentic east coast experience with a fresh take on traditional tunes as well as original jigs and reels. Their rocky, rhythmic undertow is layered with guitars, fiddle, and topped by Derina’ powerful voice. Their high-energy show will leave many audience members out of breath and of their seats.

The return of Bergmann Piano Duo is Friday, October 12, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. This time the duo will ‘razzle-dazzle’ with 1 piano, 4 hands. In celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s Centenary in 2018, they will be presenting an original arrangement of tunes from West Side Story.

Martin O. is a Swiss voice dancer singer and musician. On Thursday, November 15, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. the one million voice man embarks on a daring musical journey through the music styles of this world with his own loop device and conjures up an incredibly polyphonic total work of art on stage with a good deal of mischief and humour. His profound vocal programmes open ears, eyes, and hearts. An incredible new audio and visual experience for Creston’s audience.

Named one of CBC Music’s 30 hot Canadian classical musicians under 30, Cheng Duo is celebrated by audiences and critics alike for its artistic excellence, generous spirit, and compelling vibrancy. The brother and sister duo have a refreshing approach to making classical music accessible to new audiences of all backgrounds is steeped in a rare balance of infectious joy and enthusiasm. They perform Thursday, January 31, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.

Double Double Duo is about much more than coffee; each duo member is a ‘double threat’ on two instruments: Kornel Wolak (clarinet/piano) and Michael Bridge (accordions/piano). Classically trained international soloists, they use comedy, virtuosity, and musical sensitivity to bring their broad repertoire to life and perform Sunday, February 24, 2019, at 2:00 p.m.

The award-winning songwriter with the voice of an angel, Lizzy Hoyt, performing Sunday, March 24, 2019, at 2:00 p.m., delivers music with soaring melodies rooted in Celtic and folk traditions. A talented multi-instrumentalist, Hoyt’s mastery of the fiddle, guitar and harp and singer has been highly praised.

The season closes with Sarah Hagen’s “Perk up, the pianist!” Saturday, April 13, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. This uniquely charming music and storytelling experience that takes you deep into the world of a touring classical musician. An engaging and endearing performer, as well as accomplished concert pianist, Hagen delivers with warmth and a bit of silliness.

Early Bird Season Tickets (package of 7 tickets) for $110 adult are available at Creston Valley Fall Fair, Friday, September 7 and Saturday, Sept 8, 2018. Also available are season’s ticket for Youth $50, Family of 2 adults and 2 youth is $250, with additional Youth $10 each. After the fall fair Season Tickets are Adult $115.

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