May concert series

by evukov

Emmanuel will be performing and touring throughout May in New York, Montreal and Ontario. Concerts are as follows:

Bach, Bizet, and More: A Benefit Concert
Friday, May 4, 2012, 8pm
With pianist John McDowell and violinist Nicholas Frei
Rose Hall at Green Meadow Waldorf School, Chestnut Ridge, NY
More information and tickets

Graduate Performance Diploma Graduation Recital
Thursday May 17, 2012, 8pm
With pianist Philip Chiu (see below for biography and complete program)
Redpath Hall, McGill University

Saturday May 26, 2012, 3pm
With pianist Philip Chiu
Novalis Hall, Camphill Village, Angus, Ontario

A Parcival Project Concert
Sunday May 27, 2012, 3pm
With pianist Philip Chiu
Walter Hall, University of Toronto Faculty of Music
UT music faculty website
Tickets: link to paypal

Program for May 17, 26, 27 concerts:
Partita No. 1 in b, BWV 1002, by Johann Sebastian Bach
Sonata No. 9 in A, Op. 47 for violin and piano – “Kreutzer”, by Ludwig van Beethoven
Brahms Sonata no 1 in G Opus 78, by Johannes Brahms
Sonata No. 3, Op. 27 – Ballade, by Eugene Ysaye
Chant, by Ana Sokolovic
Carmen Fantasy, Op. 25, after Bizet, by Pablo de Sarasate

Whether on stage as a soloist, chamber musician, or accompanist, Philip Chiu has consistently demonstrated his comfort with all roles, having been widely acclaimed for the brilliance and sensitivity of his playing, as well as for his ability to connect with audiences. Prizewinner as soloist in various Canadian competitions, and one of Canada’s most sought-after collaborative pianists, Philip recently recorded a disc of Schubert duos with TSO concertmaster Jonathan Crow, toured across Canada with OSM concertmaster Andrew Wan, duo-pianist Janelle Fung, and will be touring Atlantic Canada with cellist, Genevieve Guimond in 2011-2012. He was an invited professor-accompanist at the Conservatoire de musique de Montreal in 2010, and is an accompanist-coach at McGill University.

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