Concert Season 2012

The St. Catharines Chamber Music Society

Jonathon Dick, baritone
Charlotte Knight, soprano
Charlene Nagel, violin
Xiaoling Li, violin
Andrée Simard, viola
Gordon Cleland, cello

Karin Di Bella, keyboard

Sunday, January 22 at 3:00 p.m.


Listen to Bach's Coffee Cantata, a little comic drama that offers a choice between coffee drinking and marriage. It will be followed by other caffeine-related music by Satie, Weill and others, in a coffee house setting-with coffee and cake, of course.




Yegor Dyachkov, cello
Jean Saulnier, piano

Sunday, February 12 at 3.00 p.m.

Both Montréal musicians, winners of numerous international prizes, have performed as soloists with major Canadian orchestras. As a duo, they demonstrate a "dynamic balanced partnership that recharges chamber music." [The Globe and Mail] Their concert of Russian and romantic music will recharge us all.


Linda Melsted, FoliaLeslie Newman, flute
Erica Goodman, harp

Sunday, April 15 at 3:00 p.m.

Two of Canada's foremost musicians with remarkable pedigrees, including solo performances at Wigmore Hall and Lincoln Centre, come together to present a program ranging from Bach and Saint-Saëns to Ravi Shankar and South American folk songs.



Alain Trudel, trombone
Patrick Wedd, organ

Friday, June 1 at 7:30pm


Music director of Orchestra London Canada, l'Orchestre Symphonique de Laval, the National Broadcast Orchestra, as well as Principal Guest Conductor of the Victoria Symphony Orchestra, brilliant trombonist Alain Trudel has been guest soloist with leading orchestras on five continents. He joins Patrick Wedd, choral conductor, recitalist and organist of Christ Church Cathedral, Montréal, in a concert of music especially written for trombone and organ.



Special Events:


Food, Jazz and Memories

Friday, November 18, from 5:00 on...

Come to Inniskillin Winery for a sampling of delicious foods and their excellent wines, in a festive atmosphere provided by local jazz duo Shea D Duo. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Niagara College Student Burseries Fund in memory of Albert Cipryk.

Tickets: $65

Music and the Food of Love

Following the concert on February 12, enjoy one of our enticing 3-course dinners, in a salute to the old saint Valentine on a cheerful midwinter occasion. Flowers, chocolates and all good things will appear.

Tickets: $55


 To reserve these events please call (905) 934 -9285.