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Tuesday, June 10, 2008

The ESO Celebrates the 400th Anniversary of Qułębec City With a FREE Concert

The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

Celebrates the 400th Anniversary of Qułębec City,

with a special FREE Performance

Sunday June, 22nd- 2pm

Edmonton, AB ĺ─ÂThe Edmonton Symphony Orchestra finishes off the 07.08 season with a FREE performance celebrating the 400th anniversary of Qułębec City. Conducted by Red Deer Symphony Music Director Claude Lapalme, this performance is a tribute to all things French-Canadian! Maestro LaPalme will be joined by the University of Albertaĺ─˘s Chorale Saint-Jean, their Music Director, Laurier Fagnan, and ESO Concertmaster Martin Riseley for a concert with music by Robert Franon, Claude Champagne, Francois Dompierre, and much more!

Hosting the afternoonĺ─˘s performance will be Canadian Senator Claudette Tardiff and CBC Radio-Canadaĺ─˘s Yves-Głęrard Młęhou-Loko.

Attendance is free. This is a general admission event. Doors open at 1pm. Performance begins at 2pm. Runtime is approximately 70 minutes with no intermission. After the performance, stay downtown to take in The Works, Edmonton's Art and Design Festival.

For more information- please visit .

This performance is made possible through generous funding from the Department of Canadian Heritage.

This performance is generously sponsored by National Bank Financial

Media Sponsors: Espace Musique & the Edmonton Journal

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