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Saturday, October 14, 2017 – Cheng² Duo

The Canada 150 Project SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 7:30 PM CHENG² DUO Bryan Cheng, cello Silvie Cheng, piano These Ottawa siblings are called the “Cheng-Squared Duo.” They have created an innovative celebration of Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation through music and art. This show will give us a unique multi-sensory experience of Canada’s natural landscapes. Five […]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017: Montrose Trio

From Tokyo to Montrose Street SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 7:30 PM THE MONTROSE TRIO Jon Kimura Parker, piano Martin Beaver, violin Clive Greensmith, cello Jon Kimura Parker performed as guest pianist on the Tokyo String Quartet’s farewell tour in 2013. Jackie had to share a dressing room with Martin and Clive on occasion, and so naturally […]

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June 2, 2016: 25th Anniversary Gala Celebration

VIRTUOSI CONCERTS 25TH ANNIVERSARY GALA CELEBRATION Dear friends, The final concert of the Virtuosi season is a celebration of 25 years of Virtuosi Concerts, 1991-2016. It’s hard to believe that we have presented over 250 concerts! Virtually all of Canada’s top instrumentalists and ensembles have appeared on our stage. On June 2nd, we present our […]

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May 7, 2016: Trio con Brio Copenhagen

Trio con Brio Copenhagen Soo-Jin Hong, violin Soo-Kyung Hong, cello Jens Elvekjaer, piano   PURE JOY Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 8 PM Programme: Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 1 in C minor, Op. 8 Beethoven: Piano Trio in E-flat major, Op. 70, No. 2 Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor, Op.66   Dear […]

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2016-17 Season Launch

VIRTUOSI CONCERTS 2016-2017 SEASON LAUNCH Dear friends, “Music hath charms…”, so the saying goes, “to soothe and to educate the soul” – not so much “to attain virtue”, as Plato thought, but rather to allow us to perceive a spiritual sense of the truth, which is perhaps what Plato meant. This is music at its […]

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April 16, 2016: Ensemble Made In Canada

Ensemble Made In Canada Elissa Lee, violin Sharon Wei, viola Rachel Mercer, cello Angela Park, piano   MYSTICAL MAIDENS Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 8 PM Programme: Mendelssohn: Piano Quartet No. 3 in B minor, Op. 3 Omar Daniel: Piano Quartet No. 1: Oli enne nel’l’ä neittä (Once upon a time there were four maidens…) […]

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March 19, 2016: Ariel Quartet

Ariel Quartet Gershon Gerchikov, Alexandra Kazovsky, violins Jan Grüning, viola; Amit Even-Tov, cello   CLASSICISM WITH FIRE Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 8 PM Programme: Haydn: Quartet No. 63 in B-flat major, Op. 76, No. 4 Beethoven: Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op. 95 “Serioso” Brahms: Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 51 […]

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February 13, 2016: André Laplante

André Laplante, piano THE GREAT ROMANTIC VIRTUOSO Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 8 PM   Programme: Bach: Adagio in A minor, BWV 564  (Arr. Busoni) Mozart: Piano Sonata in E-flat major, K. 282 Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales Sonatine Liszt: Ballade No. 2 in B minor Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 26 in E-flat major, Opus […]

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January 23, 2016: Fine Arts Quartet & Michael Kim

Fine Arts Quartet and Michael Kim, piano Ralph Evans, Efim Boico, violins Juan-Miguel Hernandez, viola Robert Cohen, cello   BEETHOVEN & DVOŘÁK Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 8 PM Programme: Beethoven: String Quartet No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 131 Dvořák: Piano Quintet No. 2 in A major, Op. 81   Dear friends, On […]

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December 5 & 6, 2015: Alexander Tselyakov & The WSO String Quintet

Alexander Tselyakov, piano WSO String Quintet Gwen Hoebig, Karl Stobbe, violins Dan Scholz, viola Leana Rutt, cello Meredith Johnson, bass   ARTISTS OF MANITOBA Saturday, December 5 at 8 PM Sunday, December 6 at 3 PM   Programme: Hummel: Piano Quintet in E flat minor, Op. 87 Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. […]

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