Another Supreme Recital from Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

13/04/2017

Haydn, Beethoven, Ravel, Debussy: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano), Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 2.4.2017. (GN)

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Jean-Efllam Bavouzet © Paul Mitchell

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A Concert of Exciting Variety from Henning Kraggerud and James Gaffigan

10/04/2017

Mozart, Bruckner, Kraggerud: Henning Kraggerud (violin), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / James Gaffigan, Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 1.4.2017. (GN)

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Henning Kraggerud © Robert Romik

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NEW! PIANIST KIRILL GERSTEIN IN CONVERSATION WITH GEOFFREY NEWMAN

07/04/2017

Kirill Gerstein talks to Geoffrey Newman

Kirill Gerstein © Marco Borggreve

Kirill Gerstein © Marco Borggreve

Kirill Gerstein has become an increasingly esteemed visitor to North American and European concert halls, moving quite a distance from his original Gilmore Young Artist’s Award in 2002, his debut recording for Oehms Classics, and the initial intrigue over his jazz training. Gerstein was awarded the coveted Gilmore Artist Award in 2010 and subsequently produced an enviable string of CD’s for the German company Myrios, virtually all of which have received strong acclaim. These include the Brahms Viola Sonatas with Tabea Zimmermann, the 1879 version of the Tchaikovsky First Piano Concerto, the Liszt Sonata, and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. His recording of Liszt’s Transcendental Etudes has just been released. Read more

A Rare and Fulfilling Concert from The Choir of King’s College Cambridge

31/03/2017

Various: The Choir of King’s College Cambridge / Stephen Cleobury (music director), Richard Gowers and Henry Websdale (organ), Chan Centre, Vancouver, 26.3.2017. (GN)

The Choir of King’s College Cambridge © Jan Gates

The Choir of King’s College Cambridge © Jan Gates

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Paul Lewis Opens Out New Repertoire: Weber, Chopin and Bach

24/03/2017

Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Weber: Paul Lewis (piano), Chan Centre, Vancouver, 19.3.2017. (GN)

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Paul Lewis (c) Jack Liebeck

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Dissolving Borders and Walls through Music

18/03/2017

Morawetz, Bernstein, MacDowell, Copland: Alessio Bax (piano), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Bramwell Tovey (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 11.3.2017. (GN)

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Alessio Bax © Matthew Baird

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An Elizabethan Outing Finds Stile Antico at their Finest

14/03/2017

Dowland, Byrd, Tallis et al: Stile Antico, Chan Centre, Vancouver, 5.3.2017. (GN)

Stile Antico © Jan Gates

Stile Antico © Jan Gates

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Danzmayr and Denk Flirt with the Revolutionary in Shostakovich and Mozart

09/03/2017

Shostakovich, Mozart: Jeremy Denk (piano), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / David Danzmayr (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 4.3.2017. (GN)

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Jeremy Denk & David Danzmayr (conductor) with the VSO © Matthew Baird

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