Xenia Concerts: A New Way to Listen? Apr12

Xenia Concerts: A Ne...

by Carey Rutherford and Paul Verhaegh Performance seen 09 September 2017, Studio Bell (National Music Centre), 850-4 Street SE, Calgary, Alberta Sarah Nematallah is a violinist in the Cecilia String Quartet, and she and her ensemble are also the founders of Xenia Concerts Inc., for which she...

FOONYAP Talks, We Li...

by Carey Rutherford “A ‘palimpsest’ is a manuscript in which traces of the original can be found, and through performance, I rewrite my emotional scripts.” – FOONYAP In a normal precursor to the interview, MUSICAlive! asks Calgary-born alternative musician FOONYAP to tell us...

From the Great Lakes to the Amazon River with the Third Coast Percussion Ensemble Mar31

From the Great Lakes...

by Carey Rutherford When MUSICAlive! asks David Skidmore of the Third Coast Percussion Ensemble what instruments he’ll be playing when they premiere their “Paddle to the Sea” performance in Calgary (8:00 pm, April 8 at the Rozsa Centre), he goes on, and on, and on . . . listing 16 different...

Flamenco: The Blues of Spain in Calgary Mar05

Flamenco: The Blues ...

by Paul Verhaegh Performance seen 14 February 2018, Junction Stage and Lounge, 628-8 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta: ‘Flamenco Calgary Presents: Flamenco Tablao, an intimate Flamenco performance of song, music and dance bringing together Salero Caló’s original members. Back from Seville...

Calgary’s FiresideMusic.ca: Rhythm & Folk, or Indie Jazz? Dec10

Calgary’s FiresideMu...

by Carey Rutherford This story is all about creating and supporting your community, musical or whatever it may be. Jared Clark, founder and enthusiast of the Fireside Music monthly events, held in this city, tells us: “My Dad started folk clubs in the cities where we lived: being a...