Prairie Debut is actively working to support Canadian classical musicians and our presenting partners during an unprecedented time. Wherever possible, we are creating opportunities to connect audiences with our family of artists through events like the ones below. This fall, we also introduce the Close to Home concept, as we facilitate concert performances involving local artists.
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CONCERTS CLOSE TO HOME
Prairie Debut Alumna & Friends
Prairie Debut alumna Akiko Tominaga unites with cellist Kathleen de Caen and violinist Laura Reid in a program that celebrates the pinnacle composers of three musical periods.
Beginning October 2020
ON RADIO & ONLINE
Return to Summer | Duo Beija-Flor
Together with Classic 107 in Winnipeg and the Women’s Musical Club of Winnipeg, we present Latin-inspired flute and guitar by Duo Beija-Flor in a live radio/livestream event.
Live October 14, 2020
PREMIERE OF NEW WORK
Virtual Concert | Bouey-Doucet Duo
Violin and piano duo Christina Bouey and Pierre-André Doucet unite in this online performance staged to delight a University of Lethbridge audience.
October 20, 2020
“The performance was well received by all (even a few in attendance who usually don’t appreciate classical music commented on how good the performance was). One comment of: “Best concert ever! Not just best of the season.” …. The performers were engaging and entertaining while speaking to the audience and the musical performance was fabulous!”
Tonia Vermette | Yorkton Arts Council | Yorkton SK
Fostering musical education and artistic performance is vital to Prairie Debut’s purpose. In addition to our touring and showcase concerts, Prairie Debut presents classical musicians and world music artists at school performances, workshops, private concerts and masterclasses across Western Canada.
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APPLY TO TOUR WITH PRAIRIE DEBUT
Each year, we invite emerging and established Canadian musicians to showcase and tour with Prairie Debut.
Applications open in January 2020.
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“The talent was amazing …. Such lovely young people to work with, and they were crowd pleasers, mixing right in and greeting everyone on their way out after the show. We had about 25 young piano students there as well as several teachers. The crowd responded really well to the question and answer period as there were many questions. Thank you for sending them out on tour.”
Council Member | Carman, Manitoba