4th Wall Music brings you only the best of professional musicianship. Our normal ticket price is $20 per person. We rely on your generosity in order to continue our programming in this unusual year. Although not required, please consider donating if you are able. Thank you.
Welcome to 4th Wall Music’s 2020/2021 season! We’ve collaborated with incredibly talented musicians and professionals to film and record virtual concerts for you to enjoy safely from home.
Stories for a Cold Winter’s Day
Broadcast on February 28, 7:00pm
In the words of Frederick Chopin, “Even in Winter it shall be green in my heart”. Let your imagination bloom this winter while listening to a few short stories about this chilly time of year read side by side with performances of winter inspired music. Presented with the assistance of Literary Arts Windsor.
“The Snow is Dancing” by Claude Debussy- violin, cello, harp“Winter” by Antonio Vivaldi – transcribed for trumpet and piano“Winter’s Night” by Kevin McKee- trumpet, piano” February, carnival” and March “Song of the Lark” by Tschaikovsky- piano, violin, cello“Every Lover is a Warrior II- Love Will Come Again” by Katie Agocs – solo harp“The Snowman” by Howard Blake – arranged for piano, violin, cello“Skater’s Waltz” by Emile Waldteufel – harp ensemble
Tea Time Travels
April 25, 7:00pm
Limited table seating Mackenzie Hall
A cup of hot water and a spoon of dried leaves. Twelve notes of a scale and a steady beat. Both are simple recipes for a world of complexity. Sit back and be served while 4th Wall Music, in collaboration with Windsor Tea Emporium, pours out music and tea from different traditions around the world.
- England – “Viola Sonata”, 1st mvt. Impetuoso by Rebecca Clark
- China – Traditional music of the Zheng
- South Africa- “African Song” by Abdullah Ibrahim for flute and piano
- South America – TBA
- India – “L’Aube Enchentee” by Ravi Shankar for Flute and Harp
Joined by- Florin Simioanca – viola, Liesel Deppe – flute, Amy Ley – harp
Birdsong Inside Us
June 6, 4:00 Hillman Marshes
Human music has it’s origins in bird song? Humans and birds share the same voice producing genes? Join us at Hillman Marshes, in collaboration with ERCA (Covid restrictions allowing) to explore this connection in an area world famous for the thousands of songbirds that pass through in May.
- A newly commissioned work from U of W graduate David Bergeron! for electronics, birdsong and acoustic instruments
- “Song of the Birds” by Pablo Casals- solo cello
- “Le Merle Noire” by Olivier Messiaen- flute and piano
- “Birds Flyin High” by Nina Simone- arr. Cello, flute and voiceJoined by: Nadine Delury – cello, David Bergeron – Composer and more