Join us Saturday June 22 for an evening of entertainment by the Overdue Blues Band. Golden Circle Senior Resource Centre. 4620-47 A Avenue. Tickets are $20 each and available at the front desk.
Best of the West series home game between Wolf pack and BC Bears - Senior Men's rugby teams. Kickoff at 7 pm. Come in your best #FancyDress to win prizes! There will be fun and entertainment for all ages: *Beer tents *Music & DJ *VIP section *Bouncy Castle *Pony Hop Racing *Fan Competitions *Swag giveaways And more!
Join us downtown for a special First Friday event featuring the official reopening of Culture Services in a new location, 5205 48 Ave (former Central Intermediate School). There are many activities to participate in! You can : - Take a tour of the new facility and check out all the program and rental spaces - Experience locally made, original art work at the Official Re-Opening of the Viewpoint Gallery. Local artists include the Viewpoint Gallery Collective and Teena Dickerson. - Take a free arts & culture sample class and learn about upcoming program opportunities - Enjoy live music by local musicians, Art Samuel Barker and Old Man Marley on the Gary W. Harris Celebration Plaza. - Enter for a chance to win one of two $100 "Culture Bucks" certificates, which may be redeemed for arts & culture program registration. The winners will be announced Monday, July 8. It's free to attend and fun for all ages! To learn more about The City of Red Deer Culture Services, visit www.reddeer.ca/culture. To learn about other First Friday activities happening the same evening, visit www.reddeerartscouncil.ca.
We The North | October 5, 2019 | RDC Arts Centre Come hear music from Russia, Finland and Norway. Though conceived in icy cold climates, don't be fooled - this music is still full of warmth. The first concert of the season will feature the newly appointed principal cellist of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Arnold Choi, in the highly demanding and exciting Sinfonia Concertante by Prokofiev. Featuring Arnold Choi, Cello PROKOFIEV: Sinfonia Concertante SIBELIUS: Finlandia GRIEG: Peer Gynt Suite
Combining the highest level of on-ice superstar talent with an ever-evolving touring production, Rock The Rink will produce the highest value of entertainment. This year – along with upgrades to lighting, video and interactive technology – live music will be introduced to the show, with featured special musical guest, Birds of Bellwoods. The cast will again feature Canadian greats, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, Patrick Chan, Kaetlyn Osmond and Elvis Stojko.
Czech Out These Bohemians | November 2, 2019 | RDC Arts Centre Let Czech-born Edmontonian Zuzana Simurdova delight you in the very entertaining piano concertino by Bohuslav Martinů. And because there is no such thing as having too much Dvořák in life, this program will further visit the Bohemian countryside with his celebrated Serenade for Strings. Featuring Zuzana Simurdova, Piano MARTINŮ: Nonet MARTINŮ: Piano Concerto DVOŘÁK: Serenade for Strings
Stringing The Holidays Together | December 7, 2019 | RDC Arts Centre A concert for strings only, featuring the Rosedale Valley Strings Youth Orchestra playing alongside the RDSO’s string sections. This concert will feature a variety of Christmas favourites and a surprise or two. Featuring Rosedale Valley Strings | Conductor Naomi Delafield
Canada On Canvas | February 22, 2020 | RDC Arts Centre An all-Canadian tribute to the visual arts. Among works by Somers (on Picasso) and Korndorf (on Maud Lewis), there will be an exciting new premiere. Our very own Claude Lapalme is composing an important new work to celebrate and commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Group of Seven. Featuring the Premiere of the "Group of Seven Suite" by Claude Lapalme
Water Music | April 18, 2020 | Gaetz Memorial United Church Presented by the RDSO, Rosa Barroca returns with a full complement of winds to present audience favorites from the baroque period, such as the Pachelbel Canon and the Suites from Handel’s Water Music. Presenting Rosa Barocca PACHELBEL: Canon and Gigue ALBIONI GIAZIOTTO: Albinoni HANDEL: Water Music
Finale Friday | FRIDAY, June 5, 2020 | RDC Arts Centre Witness Corey Hamm’s triumphant return to the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra. He will wow us with an energetic performance of Bartók’s Piano Concerto No. 2. Also on the program will be RDSO's concerto competition winner from Red Deer's 2019 Festival of the Performing Arts, Kathryn Fakeley. This incredible young cellist will be performing a movement of the Kabalevsky cello concerto. The evening will end with the 1812 Overture by Tchaikovsky. It will be a sound spectacular! Featuring Corey Hamm, Piano & 2019 Red Deer Festival of Performing Arts Winner Kathryn Fakeley, Cello BARTÓK: Piano Concerto No. 2 KABALEVSKY: Cello Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY: 1812 Overture