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Theatre Six Pack

Six Theatre companies offer one specific play from each of their seasons, to give you a taste of what Edmonton has to offer. Teatro la Quindicina, Shadow Theatre, Workshop West Theatre, Walterdale Theatre, U of A Studio Theatre…

Sep 16 - 3:00PM

A Living Soul

The 100th anniversary of the iconic composer Leonard Bernstein provides ample reason to shine a spotlight on the choral music of the 20th and 21st century of North America. A generation of masters like Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland…

Sep 21 - 7:30PM

Fred Eaglesmith with Tif Ginn

Award-winning, acclaimed singer-songwriter Fred Eaglesmith has an undeniable gift for writing a song. Over the years, his songs have followed the narratives of various down-and-out rural characters and subjects, and he's become…

Sep 21 - 8:00PM

Carn Davidson 5 + 4

The Carn Davidson 5 + 4 was formed at the beginning of 2010 as a collaborative project of Juno-nominated artists trombonist William Carn and saxophonist Tara Davidson. CD 5 + 4 draws on the body of compositions by its co-leaders.…

Sep 22 - 8:00PM

Tamir Hendelman Trio

Award-winning jazz pianist Tamir Hendelman has performed with the Jeff Hamilton Trio, the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, Harry Allen, Teddy Edwards, Warren Vache, Houston Person, Jeff Clayton, Nick Brignola, and John Clayton.

Sep 22 - 8:00PM

Shari Ulrich Trio

Sep 23 - 7:30PM

ERS 1: Judy Loman, harp

Featured Work: Ravel - Introduction and Allegro for harp, flute, clarinet and string quartet.

Sep 28 - 8:00PM

Montuno West

Montuno West is Alberta’s most caliente Latin jazz ensemble. It is a supergroup comprised of former members from Alberta’s Latin musical stalwarts, Bomba and Cumako. Strongly influenced by Cuban and other Latin styles, the…

Sep 29 - 8:00PM

Cory Weeds Quartet

A saxophonist with an expressive sound rooted in the jazz tradition, Cory Weeds has released fourteen records as a leader on Cellar Live, the label that he founded in 2000. His most recent release “Explosion” features Weeds…

Sep 29 - 8:00PM

Eric Meier & Trevor Cooper - Solo Guitar

Two of Edmonton’s best! In its first concert of the season the Edmonton Classical Guitar Society presents two fine young guitarists who had their early training in Edmonton and then went on to study at prestigious schools in…

Oct 05 - 8:00PM

Barry Altschul Trio

In the early '70s, Barry Altschul was the drummer for Circle, a band with a membership that also included Chick Corea, Dave Holland, and Anthony Braxton, that might possibly have been the most technically adept free jazz ensemble…

Oct 10 - 7:30PM

Media Challenge

14 local media personalities attempt stand-up comedy for the first or second time. From television, radio, and print you’ll recognize them all!

Multiple Dates

The Triangle Factory Fire Project

March 25, 1911. 4:45 P.M. a brutal fire erupts in In the Triangle Waist Factory off downtown Manhattan’s Washington Square. The culprit, a cigarette tossed into a bin of fabric scraps. Despite desperate efforts, flames sweep…

Oct 11 - 7:30PM

K. Trevor Wilson Gala

From the hit show “LetterKenny” on Crave TV and The Comedy Network, we present K. Trevor Wilson (aka Squirrely Dan) for one night only.

Oct 12 - 7:30PM

Red Dirt Skinners

The sublime genre-defying sound of the Red Dirt Skinners is created by husband and wife team, Rob and Sarah Skinner. They are the first act in history to achieve accolades at the British Blues Awards and the British Country Music…

Oct 12 - 7:30PM

Date Night Gala

This is a selection of completely different styles and content that provides our audience with comedy a la carte; take what you like from our 5 headliners and leave the rest for someone else. It’s a great night out for all…

Oct 12 - 8:00PM

The Master's Series starring Louis Ramey

This is your opportunity to see one of the masters of comedy perform their full 45 minute set in a show that also features two other comedians. This one stars Louis Ramey.

Oct 12 - 10:00PM

Best of the Fest Gala

As its name suggests, our Best of the Fest Gala is a collection of comedians who you told us were your favorites from previous festivals and ones we know you’ll love.

Oct 12 - 10:00PM

Comedy Magic starring Matthew DiSero

Featured on the world’s most exclusive television show for magicians -- “Penn and Teller : Fool Us” and headliner at the world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, Matthew DiSero is sure to both amaze and entertain you with…

Oct 12 - 10:00PM

The Master's Series starring Andrew Grose

This is your opportunity to see one of the masters of comedy perform their full 45 minute set in a show that also feature 2 other comedians. This one stars Andrew Grose.

Oct 13 - 7:30PM

Steve Patterson & Friends Gala

Direct from the hit show “The Debaters” on CBC Radio One, Steve Patterson hosts this evening of belly laughs as he introduces you to some of his favorite comedians.

Oct 13 - 8:00PM

The Master's Series starring John Wing

This is your opportunity to see one of the masters of comedy perform their full 45 minute set in a show that also features two other comedians. This one stars John Wing.

Oct 13 - 10:00PM

Improv Comedy starring Atomic Improv

From the hugely popular CBC radio series “The Irrelevant show”, 3-time world improv champion, Donovan Workun teams up once again with Mark Meer for a hilarious and unscripted evening of improvised comedy.

Oct 13 - 10:00PM

The Master's Series starring Joey Elias

This is your opportunity to see one of the masters of comedy perform their full 45 minute set in a show that also feature 2 other comedians. This one stars Joey Elias.

Oct 15 - 7:30PM

VOX Luminis

The VOX Luminis ensemble has been praised for its seamless blend of high-quality individual voices, exquisite tuning, and clarity of sound.

Oct 20 - 8:00PM

Irish Mythen

Oct 21 - 3:00PM

Wurzeln: Roots 1

Introducing our musical exploration of choral music from a particular corner of the world, we first direct our attention to the Germanic language and culture. Guest conductor Markus Utz will provide an intimate approach to the…

Oct 26 - 7:30PM

Freddy & Francine

Freddy & Francine, otherwise known as Lee Ferris and Bianca Caruso, are a soul-mate pair of singers who mix Soul, Pop, Folk, and Americana to create modern, yet timeless music. They call it Americana Soul.

Oct 26 - 8:00PM

Martin Mayer: The Grande Piano Show

Hailed by the Chinese press as "Canada's Prince of Piano," Martin Mayer brings his sold-out China concert tour to Edmonton for a night of original music, world-famous songs, and popular Chinese hits!

Oct 28 - 7:30PM

ERS 2: Ivan Zenaty, violin and Dmitri Vorobiev, piano

Featured Works: Schumann - Märchenbilder, Nedbal - Sonata, Grieg - Sonata #3.

Nov 04 - 7:00PM

Lest We Forget...A Musical Tribute

In a touching tribute to the Canadian Armed Forces, the Cosmopolitan Music Society fills the Winspear Centre with music, ceremony and colour. Presented by The Royal Canadian Legion.

Nov 09 - 7:30PM

Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio

After four decades of success the world over, including many award-winning recordings and newly commissioned works, the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio continues to dazzle audiences and critics alike with its performances.

Nov 16 - 7:30PM

Digging Roots

Juno-winning First Nations power couple Shoshona Kish and Raven Kanatakta have built their sound on a unique musical marriage of unvarnished truth and unconditional love. Their music - best described as roots, rock, soul-folk…

Nov 17 - 8:00PM

Azuline Duo - Guitar/Flute

Enchanting flute and guitar! The Azuline Duo brings together Emma Rush (guitar) and Sara Traficante (flute) in a new ensemble that is gaining recognition for striking repertoire and a lively stage presence.

Nov 30 - 7:30PM

Martin Kerr

Martin Kerr has built his career one passer-by at a time, singing his way from street-corners to concert halls and arenas. Often compared to the best of the 1970s troubadours - Cat Stevens, James Taylor, John Denver - Martin's…

Multiple Dates

The Great Gatsby

Nick Carraway, a young newcomer to Long Island, is drawn into their world of obsession, greed and danger. A yellow car, a heated jazz band, a mysterious millionaire and secret love affairs play out in the glamorized world of…

Dec 16 - 7:00PM

Little Match Girl Passion

The Little Match Girl Passion has become Pro Coro Canada’s annual Christmas concert. Providing a contrast to the abundance of the season, this one hour candlelit performance will take you on the heart wrenching but hopeful…

Dec 31 - 7:30PM

A Pro Coro Canada New Year's Eve

Last year’s New Year’s Eve concert was a resounding success, and we return to our home church of All Saints’ Cathedral. The choir will regale you once again with pieces that celebrate endings and new beginnings. Sparkling…

Jan 18 - 7:30PM

Kat Danser & the Tall Tales

Edmonton’s Kat Danser doesn’t just play the blues - she studies it, lives it, breathes it and elevates it from sweaty, smoky beer joints to elegant centre stage in the finest of concert halls.

Jan 19 - 7:30PM

London Haydn Quartet

One of the world’s leading period instrument string quartets, the London Haydn Quartet was born in 2000 out of a passion for Haydn.

Jan 27 - 3:00PM

Flame of Love

In the depth of winter we bring you choral music that radiates with spiritual warmth, featuring the premiere of The Living Flame of Love by Canadian Peter-Anthony Togni. Written for Pro Coro Canada, this major work brings together…

Feb 01 - 7:30PM

Hillsburn

Hillsburn is a powerhouse. Their songs are timeless, their sound strong and uplifting, with densely-layered arrangements and soaring three-part harmonies. They have been proclaimed one of the east coast’s next big acts by several…

Feb 02 - 7:30PM

Tafelmusik

Tafelmusik, Canada’s award-winning orchestra on period instruments, has been lauded by Gramophone Magazine as “one of the world’s top baroque orchestras.”

Multiple Dates

Leave of Absence

This play explores and challenges the fall out of the response to the same sex marriage rulings in Canada and how it affects youth and the programs and supports available to them.

Feb 09 - 8:00PM

Women of Folkways

Feb 10 - 7:30PM

ERS 3: David Eggert, cello and Janet Scott Hoyt, piano

Featured Works: Bach - Unaccompanied Suite, Mendelssohn - Variations Opus 17.

Feb 22 - 7:30PM

Suzie Vinnick & Tim Williams

Join us for this high quality blues Double Bill!

Feb 22 - 8:00PM

Lily Afshar- Guitar

Renowned Iranian-American guitarist!

Feb 23 - 8:00PM

The Small Glories

Feb 24 - 3:00PM

Sound of Dragonflies

Frankly, we don’t know yet where our rocket will land once we shoot it off towards the moon! Explore with us the possibilities of the human voice. As part of the choir’s residency program at the Banff Centre for Arts and…

Mar 03 - 7:30PM

ERS 4: Clayton Leung, viola and Lisa Tahara, piano

Featured Work: Rebecca Clarke - Sonata for viola and piano.

Mar 08 - 7:30PM

Tri-Continental

This trio first came together around 2000 when a jam showed the three seasoned guitarists Bill Bourne, Lester Quitzau and Madagascar Slim they had something special together. The sound of the collaboration was so different, and…

Mar 09 - 8:00PM

Rob Heath CD Release

Mar 19 - 7:30PM

Julliard String Quartet

Each performance of the Juilliard Quartet is a unique experience, bringing together the four members’ profound understanding and total commitment to sharing the wonders of the string quartet literature.

Mar 22 - 7:30PM

Irish Mythen

Irish Mythen calls herself a Globetrotting Troubadour, and honours the true sense of the calling. “I don’t just get up there and mail it in. For me it’s about reaching the crowd, it’s about having a responsibility to…

Mar 24 - 3:00PM

Male Voices

Our annual concert featuring the male voices of the ensemble is also our Canadian Connections event. We’re hosting the renowned Chor Leoni (director Erick Lichte) from Vancouver, and bringing together various local male choirs…

Mar 24 - 7:30PM

ERS 5: Robert Spady & Sarah Ho

Featured Works: Debussy - Première Rhapsody, Weber - Grande Duo Concertante.

Multiple Dates

The Attic, the Pearls, and Three Fine Girls

With the death of their Father, Jayne Fine, JoJo Fine and Jelly Fine are left peculiar instructions to host a “wild party” of a funeral.

Apr 05 - 8:00PM

The Lynnes

The Lynnes are Juno award winning songwriter Lynn Miles and award-winning songwriter Lynne Hanson. The two Canadian heartbreak poets are multi-instrumentalists (piano, acoustic, electric guitar, mandolin), and fuse tight vocal…

Apr 05 - 8:00PM

Tengyue Zhang- Guitar

Tengyue Zhang is the first prize winner of the 2017 Guitar Foundation of American International Concert Artist Competition, perhaps the most prestigious classical guitar competition in the world.

Apr 12 - 7:30PM

Kobo Town

From their home in Toronto, the JUNO-winning group has brought their distinct calypso-inspired sound to audiences across the world.

Apr 13 - 8:00PM

John Wort Hannam Band

Apr 19 - 7:30PM

Good Friday at the Winspear

The Good Friday concert at the Winspear centre has been a tradition for decades. Joined by the Da Camera Singers (director John Brough) and fifteen wind players, we will perform the magnificent Mass in E-minor by Anton Bruckner.…

May 10 - 7:30PM

#connect

#connect is a biennial, auditioned project choir for singers ages 18 to 30, attracting the most motivated singers from local community and university choirs. They experience the structure, discipline, demands and artistry of…

Multiple Dates

From Cradle to Stage 2019

Walterdale Theatre’s Annual New Work Festival

Multiple Dates

The Light in the Piazza

Picture a beautiful summer day, Italy, 1953: Margaret Johnson, an elegant and strong-willed Southern woman, has taken her daughter, Clara, on a vacation to Italy. A chance encounter occurs between Clara and a young Italian gentleman,…