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Confederation Centre: February 2013 Archives

Sloan in Charlottetown - Chris Murphy

ChrisMurphySloan2013.jpgHard to believe it was more than 20 years ago that the band Sloan brought the Halifax music scene to national and even global attention. Within just a few years of a couple of the principals meeting at NASCAD, the group established itself as one of the most popular in the country. Sloan is on tour performing in Charlottetown Saturday night at the Confederation Centre and we caught up with frontman Chris Murphy on the road.

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Spintime - Conductor Mark Shapiro

Mark Shapiro Spintime 3.jpgConductor Mark Shapiro from New York will be our guest DJ on SpinTime. The PEI Symphony Orchestra is presenting "Celebrate New Directions" on February 10th at 2:30pm, at the Homburg Theatre of the Confederation Centre of the Arts. Dr. Shapiro is the Music Director of The Cecilia Chorus of New York and Artistic Director of Cantori New York... and he's the guest conductor. He'll be conducting Symphony No. 2 by Rachmaninoff and a new work entitled "Arise" by Richard Covey of UPEI Music Department. Joining them is Adrian Irvine, who will perform Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 with the orchestra. (Kerry Campbell Hosts Mainstreet PEI)

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