Kirk recitals

Four chamber music recitals in August

The summer series of chamber music recitals at the Kirk of St. James continues in August, with four recitals. 

The Barachois Summer Music academy returns with four singers and two pianists on August 5 at 7 pm, presenting a program of French and Canadian vocal repertoire.

Shaw Nicholson, trumpet
Zoe Sullivan, violin

On August 10, at 12:10 pm, Shaw Nicholson, trumpet, presents music for trumpet and piano, including Purcell, Broughton, and an Ewazen selection he performs with his father, Bob Nicholson, bass trombone. Shaw studies at the University of Ottawa; he plays with the Confederation Brass and several other ensembles. Frances McBurnie assists on piano.

Zoe Sullivan, violin, performs on August 17 at 12:10 pm. She is assisted by Sean Kemp, violin, and Frances McBurnie, piano. Zoe is an award-winning Island violinist entering her third year of study at UPEI. She presents a diverse program including works from Bach and Brahms.

Tanner Burns, Bass-Baritone

The last recital on August 24 at 12:10 pm features a performance by Tanner Burns, assisted by Frances McBurnie, piano. Tanner Burns, Bass-Baritone, is a fourth year Vocal major attending UPEI’s Bachelor of Music Program, studying with Stephen Bouey. His recital will include pieces by G.F. Handel, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Mozart and more. Tanner is also a Choral Scholar at the Kirk of St. James.

 Admission is free. Donations to the Kirk’s Choral Scholarships appreciated.