Symphony topic at Philosphers’ Café

Arts and cultural events are on the schedule in Summerland and the rest of the South Okanagan.

The next Philosophers’ Café features Rosemary Thomson, Director Okanagan Symphony Orchestra speaking on Music-Voice of the Human Experience on Wednesday, April 11.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m Discussion begins at 7 p.m. at the Summerland Arts Centre, 9533 Main St.

Rosemary Thomson is the music director of the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra, was chorus master and resident conductor of the Calgary Philharmonic and assistant conductor for the Canadian Opera Company.

She made her professional debut as resident conductor of the Winnipeg Symphony working with Bramwell Tovey.

She is quoted as saying “Music gives voice to the richness of the human experience, that which we feel most deeply; joy and sorrow, love and agony, hope and despair, victory and defeat.”

Her talk will focus on how the symphony can be a leader in building and sustaining healthy communities.

Films shown

There will be two films shown at Centre Stage Theatre during Earth Week.

The first will be the documentary Film: “The Future of Food” being shown on Monday, April 16 at 6:30 p.m.

The second will be The Silent Invasion being shown Thursday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m.

These two films are part of the Earth Week events being coordinated by the Community Cultural Development Committee.

More details can be found on the Summerland Community Arts Council’s online Events Calendar and on the Chamber’s website under Upcoming Community Events.

At the gallery

Nature In Motion, a study of the magical interplay between colour, movement and the natural environment is currently on display at the Summerland Art Gallery.

This show featuring photographs by Penticton resident Stephen Hancock, seeks to convey the mystery and motion of plants, trees and water through careful panning or zooming of the camera to produce a blending of colours and textures.

Gallery hours are Tuesday to Friday from 1 to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

If you know of an event you feel should be included in the Arts Palette or on the Arts Council’s online calendar, please email: dfinnis@telus.net or call 250-494-8994.   summerlandarts.com and twitter.com/artspalette

David Finnis is President of the Summerland Community Arts Council.

 

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