Arts Commons Presents
Jack Singer Concert Hall
Arts Commons Presents
BD&P World Music
Arts Commons, Jack Singer Concert Hall
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Lobby Pre-show Mark Limacher at 6:30pm
Concert at 7:30pm
Includes an intermission
One of the world’s most prolific contemporary classical composers, Italy’s Ludovico Einaudi—who also pulls double duty as pianist on many of his works—is the fourth most published sheet-music artist behind Adele, Mumford & Sons, and Glee. His soaring melodies and meditative scores have contributed to films and television around the world, including The Intouchables and This is England.
Interweaving piano, strings, percussion, guitar, and electronica, Einaudi’s music is an experience of pure emotion, and his Elements album and tour represent him at a career high. His sold out performances across the world showcase his passion and prowess as a performer and conductor, making for both a visual and auditory feast of riches.
“Ludovico has a gift…an ability to draw from our collective repertoire of inhibitions by way of exploiting our sensitivities, creating from them a piece of work that is broad in scope, but also concise, unified and touching.” – Sputnik Music
“A pianist with rock god tendencies” – Daily Telegraph
Purchase tickets online or call our box office at 403-294-9494 for more information
Ideal for: Concerts & performances, large town hall meetings, graduation ceremonies,
and exclusive dinners on stage
Capacity: 1797 – Theatre-style seating, 240 – Dinner on the stage, 200 – Cocktail reception
Stage: Stage measures 63' wide by 48' deep.
Accessibility: Theatre seating includes wheelchair accessible seats
Included: A state of the art sound and lighting system, private lobby with many customizable features, event planning support
The Jack Singer Concert Hall in Arts Commons is described as one of the most beautiful and acoustically acclaimed venues in North America. Home of Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, BD&P World Music, and TD Jazz, audiences are treated to some of the world's finest musical events. The hall also welcomes a spectrum of events each season from TED talks and National Geographic speakers, to wedding dinners on the stage and rock stars on tour.
Named after Mr. Jack Singer ($1.5M contribution from his sons, Alan and Stephen Singer), the concert hall is also the home of the Carthy Organ donated by the Carthy Foundation in the amount of $750,000 in memory of Mrs. Margaret Mannix. Suspended high above the stage is a laminated, 185,000-pound (90-ton) spruce-wood acoustical canopy that can be raised or lowered to tune the hall according to the specific needs of each performer.
Over its 32 year life, Jack Singer Concert Hall has undergone many upgrades to ensure that it remains a state-of-the-art performance hall, including a new million dollar sound system with state-of-the-art hearing assistance in 2004, a complete replacement of all its analog sound boards in 2014, and the future replacement of all of its seats to be completed by fall 2017.
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