January 25, 12 Noon, at the Sean O’Sullivan Theatre at Brock University for the Music at Noon Series, free Songs My Students Have Taught Me – Music by Beethoven, Bruch, Elgar. Gordon Cleland – cello, Karin Di Bella – piano.
February 13, 2:30 pm at the St Catharines United Mennonite Church, 335 Linwell Road,$20/$15 studentsThe Quartet for the End of Time - Don’t miss Messiaen’s unique masterpiece composed and premiered in a German concentration camp. Michele Jacot – clarinet, Konstantin Popovic – violin, Gordon Cleland – cello, Erika Reiman – piano.
March 19, 1 pm, at the St Catharines Centennial Library, 54 Church Street, freeFabulous Aesop – Wit and wisdom from the ancient Greek master of stories. A concert for kids at the St Catharines Central Library with the Symphonic Storytellers of Newfoundland and Suzuki Niagara. Michele Jacot – winds, George Cleland – violin, Gordon Cleland – cello, Marcia O’Neill – keyboard and narration.
April 15, 7:30 pm, at the NAC, 354 St Paul Street, $20/$15 for studentsDancing Duo – An exciting presentation of works for violin and cello with choreography presented by Niagara Dance Company. Music by Ravel, Glière, Bloch. Xiaoling Li – violin, Gordon Cleland – cello with Mary Jo Mullins.
May 15, 2:30 pm, at the St Catharines United Mennonite Church, 335 Linwell Road$20/$15 for studentsGrand Finale – Featuring the Franck Sonata and a world premiere of music for cello and piano by St Catharines composer Mark Steiger. Jonathan Dick – Baritone, Gordon Cleland – cello, Erika Reiman - piano.