Gallery presents clarinetist for Valentine’s Day concert

The Kootenay Gallery presents the next concert in its TD Canada Trust Sunday coffee concert series at the Kootenay Gallery in Castlegar.

Kootenay Gallery Sunday Concert will feature Nicola Everton on clarinet.

Kootenay Gallery Sunday Concert will feature Nicola Everton on clarinet.

The Kootenay Gallery presents the next concert in its TD Canada Trust Sunday coffee concert series at the Kootenay Gallery in Castlegar.

Join us for a special Valentine’s concert of romantic music for clarinet and strings featuring Nicola Everton on clarinet and La Cafamour String Quartet. The program includes music by Carl Maria von Weber, Philip Glass and the beautiful clarinet quintet by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as heard in the famous love scene from the movie Out of Africa.

Clarinetist Nicola Everton has recently become a resident of the Kootenays after spending over 20 years as a member of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. As a symphony musician, she has enjoyed touring Asia and North America with the orchestra, performing with a variety of international artists including Yo-Yo Ma, the Chieftains, Diana Krall and Leslie Feist and for various dignitaries including the Dalai Lama and the Queen. Nicola has also enjoyed performing chamber music concerts and teaching numerous students as a private teacher and as a member of the Vancouver Academy of Music faculty.

She has performed and taught in summer festivals in Sun Valley, Idaho and at the University of British Columbia.

La Cafamour String Quartet, based in the West Kootenay, formed in 2008 and includes members Jeff Faragher, cello, Alexis More, viola both from Nelson and Rossland local Carolyn Cameron on violin. Making it a family affair, Angela Snyder from Front Royal, Virginia will join sister Carolyn for a guest appearance on violin.

This concert will be held at the Kootenay Gallery on Sunday, Feb. 13 at 1:30 p.m. General Admission is $10 and $8 for Kootenay Gallery members.

For more information call 250-365-3337 or visit www.kootenaygallery.com.

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Kootenay Gallery