KSO Music School presents: Martin Krátký & Paul Dykstra

  • February 3, 2024 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Lori Marchand Theatre at the Kelson Hall Centre

    330 Saint Paul Street
    Kamloops, British Columbia V2C 5R8
Ticket Price (CAD) $10.00-$40.00 This event is now over
Description

KSO Music School Presents: Martin Krátký and Paul Dykstra in Recital

Join us for an evening of exceptional music as the KSO Music School proudly presents Martin Krátký, cello & Paul Dykstra, piano in recital. Experience the joy of live music in the intimate setting of the Lori Marchand Theatre, the newest performance venue located at the heart of Kamloops.

Proceeds will go towards supporting the KSO Music School, providing exceptional music education at the heart of Kamloops.

Seating is General Admission.

Program

Rachmaninoff Sonata for cello and piano

Schnittke Sonata no. 1 for cello and piano

About the Performers

Ever more in demand through the BC Interior as a section leader, teacher, chamber musician, and soloist, cellist Martin Krátký is a graduate of the University of Toronto and the Oberlin Conservatory, where he completed a Master's Degree in Historical Performance. Martin is the principal cellist of the Kamloops Symphony Orchestra and a core member of the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra. He also served as principal cellist with the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra. Martin is currently on faculty at the Kelowna Community Music School and  the Kamloops Symphony Music School. In his free time he builds and landscapes on his 60-acre off-grid, mountain property.

Paul Dykstra has been a performing artist in North America for over 35 years. Musically nurtured and trained in Canada in Edmonton, and at the University of Alberta with Helmut Brauss, his subsequent ventures took him to Northern BC and Alberta, and then to the US where he lived for 20 years. American performance credits include recording with clarinetist Richard Stoltzman, performances with Abendmusik Philharmonic in 2016, and the Great Bay Philharmonic in 2018. Further collaborations have included the Prince George Symphony, and the Granite State Symphony in New Hampshire. Paul has frequently participated in chamber music collaborations with renowned New England artists, and in many solo concerts in Canada and the United States.

Date & Time

Sat., Feb. 3, 2024 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Venue Details

Lori Marchand Theatre at the Kelson Hall Centre

330 Saint Paul Street
Kamloops, British Columbia V2C 5R8 Lori Marchand Theatre at the Kelson Hall Centre
Kamloops Symphony Society

Operating since 1976, the Kamloops Symphony is a fully professional orchestra with an annual operating budget of over $1 million, a significant achievement for an orchestral music organization in a region of just over 100,000 residents.

The primary purpose of the Kamloops Symphony Orchestra (KSO) is to engage and enrich the citizens of Kamloops and the Thompson Valley Region of Interior British Columbia through music. Considered a cornerstone of the cultural fabric of Kamloops, the Symphony’s primary activity is the presentation of high quality professional orchestral concerts. Historically, this has been accomplished through the presentation of nine to ten annual programs, and up to eighteen performances in Kamloops and the neighbouring city of Salmon Arm.

An important part of the Symphony’s mandate is to provide educational opportunities for the citizens of Kamloops. The Symphony also presents concerts for school children, and educational presentations in public and private district schools. Since 2002, the Kamloops Symphony Music School, a division under the Kamloops Symphony, has provided opportunities for music education to citizens of the region, and given further employment opportunities to local musicians. The school has extended our community connections and helped attract professional musicians to live and work in Kamloops.


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