Chalmers-Wesley United Church is proud to present Musical Wednesdays, a series of nine noon-hour concerts during July and August 2016. Feel free to bring your lunch with you (no crunchy potato chips, please), and join us from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. for the following concerts:
- July 6 with American bass-baritone Douglas Renfroe accompanied by pianist Nataliya Labiau.
- July 13, well-known québécois flutists Jean-Sébastien Bernier & Natalie Croff will delight the audience.
- July 20, Pipe Major Alan Stairs and Don Neilson will perform and explain the history of the pipes and drums of the 78th Fraser Highlanders.
- July 27, Chalmers-Wesley’s organist Gordon Brown will give a concert on organ and piano.
- August 3, Québec organist Jean Côté will present a concert of classical organ music.
- August 10, enjoy typical québécois music with the Band’Accordéons de Québec.
- August 17, St. Brendan’s Trio, a chamber music ensemble with Celtic influences featuring Eline Brock (violin), France Dupuis (cello) and Lawrence O’Hearn (Baroque oboe),
- August 24, exceptionally at 7:30 p.m. instead of noon, American concert pianist Mark Damisch will make a stop at Chalmers-Wesley during his North American tour.
- For our final concert on August 31, Chalmers-Wesley’s former organist, Jacquelin Rochette, now artistic director of Casavant Frères, will bring our Musical Wednesdays to a close in classical fashion.
All concerts are free, but we welcome a voluntary donation of $10 or more to offset expenses and help us continue this musical outreach to the community.
Chalmers-Wesley is located at 78 Rue Sainte-Ursule in Old Québec.
Please visit our website to learn more: www.chalmerswesley.org.