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2018  

Jan 13
Duo Performance, ‘Violinissimo 3’, Music at Convocation Hall Series, with Roger Admiral, piano; Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB; repertoire TBC

 

2017

Nov. 15
Presentation and duo performance, with Laura Andriani, violin, "Musique et pouvoirs: L'Evolution du Violon dans l'Europe du XVIII siècle", as part of the series "Politique et musique", organized by the Departments of Anthropology and Political Science, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec; repertoire to include duets of French and Italian violinists-composers

Sept. 10
Duo Performance, with Jeanne Yang, piano, joining several featured performers for “mysterious BARRICADES”, A Cross-Canada Concert for Suicide Awareness, Prevention and Hope (16 cites, 22 hours, live streamed), Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB; Mozart Violin Sonata in F, K. 376, 2nd movement; www.mysteriousbarricades.org

July 30-Aug. 11
Global Summer Institute of Music, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA; repertoire TBA

  • Aug 4. Duo performance, with Magda Adamek, piano, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; Wieniewski Capriccio-Waltz
  • July 31. Solo violin, W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall, Ernst Polyphonic Étude No. 6, The Last Rose of Summer

July 9-13
Solo Performance, 2017 CMS International Conference, College Music Society, Sydney, Australia; Bashaw Seven Movements for Solo Violin (2015)

April 6
Duo Performance, with Laura Andriani, violin, Gli allievi di Tartini e il repertorio per Duo: Musiche di Paganelli, Campioni, Nardini, Pugnani, Naumann e Sirmen at “La tradizione violinistica italiana: 1650-1850”, Ridotto del Teatro Masini, Faenza, Italy; Paganelli Sonata VI in D Major (from Deuxième livre de six sonates à deux violons ou deux flûtes); Campioni Duetto IV in B-flat Major (from Six Duets for Two Violins); Nardini Duetto IV in F Major (from Six Duos pour Violons); Pugnani Duetto I in A Major (from Six Sonates à Deux Violons); Naumann Duett III in D Major (from Sechs Leichte Duette), Sirmen Duetto IV, Op. 5, No. 4 in E Major (from Sei Duetti Per due Violini)

April 1
Duo Performance, with Laura Andriani, violin, Sala Ghislieri (formerly the Oratorio di Santa Croce), Academia Montis Regalis Onlus, Mondovi, Italy; Pugnani Duetto I in A Major (from Six Sonates à Deux Violons)

Feb. 15
Duo Peroformance, 10th International Festival of Russian Music – Vancouver, with Boris Konovalov, violin; Tom Lee Concert Hall, Vancouver, BC; Beethoven Sonata in A major, Op. 47, 'Kreutzer'; http://www.viform.org/

Jan. 27
Solo Performance, as part of “Open Studios: Music Curated by Guillaume Tardif”, Banff Musicians in Residence Program (Winter 2017), Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity, Banff, AB; with student and faculty performances; program TBA (https://www.banffcentre.ca/events/open-studios-music-curated-guillaume-tardif)

 

2016

Nov.
Chamber Music, Brazil Tour, with Felipe Avellar de Aquino, cello, and José Henrique Martins, piano; Ravel Piano Trio; Brahms Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano in C major, Op. 56

  • Nov. 5 - Departamento de Música da Universidade Federal da Paraíba, UFPB (Universidade Federal da Paraíba), João Pessoa
  • Nov. 7 - Escola Técnica de Artes, UFAL (Universidade Federal de Alagoas), Maceió
  • Nov 9 - Escola de Música, UFRJ (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro), Rio de Janeiro
  • Nov 10 - Instituto Villa-Lobos, UNIRIO (Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro)

Oct. 21
Duo Performance, “Arranging and Transcribing for the violin and piano: A closer look at selections by Jascha Heifetz” – open rehearsal and concert (also thematic workshop), Music Conference Alberta, with Viktoria Reiswich-Dapp, piano; Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity, Banff, AB; Heifetz arrangements including Saint-Saëns The Swan, Debussy Golliwog’s Cake-Walk, Poulenc Mouvements perpétuels, Ravel Valses nobles et sentimentales (excerpt), and Milhaud Brazileira (III, from Scaramouche, Op. 165).

July 12
Duo Performance, Faculty Recital, Semper Music International Festival, with Vivian Cheng, piano; Seis Town Hall, Völs am Schlern, Italy; Wieniawski Fantasia on Themes from Gounod's 'Faust', Op.20

July 6 - 25
Artist-Teacher; 2016 Semper Music International Festival (formerly Schlern International Music Festival), Völs am Schlern, Italy

June - July
European Tour, with Double-Double Duo: Kornel Wolak, clarinet, and Michael Bridge, accordion; Vivaldi Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 8, RV 315, "L'estate" (Summer) (arr. by M. Matuszewski); Brahms Hungarian Dances, No. 1, Allergro molto and No. 5, Allegro (arr. by Double-Double Duo); Smetana Vltava ("The Moldau") from Má vlast (arr. by Double-Double Duo and G Tardif); Chopin Waltz in D-flat major, Op. 64, No. 1, "Minute Waltz" (arr. by M. Matuszewski); Chopin Mazurka in B-flat Major, Op. 7, No. 1 (arr. by M. Matuszewski); Ichmouratov Tales from the Dinarides; Lutoslawski Five Dance Preludes (arr. by Double-Double Duo and G Tardif); Brahms Rondo alla Zingarese, from Piano Quartet No.1, Op.25 (arr. by Double-Double Duo); Marchetti "Fascination" (arr. by M. Bridge and G. Tardif); Polka, for clar. and accord. (arr. by Double-Double Duo), Ellington Stompin at the Savoy

July 1-3
Chamber Music, 10ème Festival International de l’Accordéon en Lorraine, with Double-Double Duo: Kornel Wolak, clarinet, and Michael Bridge, accordion, Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy, salle des Fêtes (July 1), Guenange, Salle Voltaire (July 2), Homécourt, Centre Culturel Pablo Picasso (July 3), France; European Tour Repertoire (see above)

June 29
Chamber Music, European Tour, with Double-Double Duo: Kornel Wolak, clarinet, and Michael Bridge, accordion, sharing program with L’Ensemble Vocal Jacques Ibert, Chapelle Saint-Libert, Tours, France; European Tour repertoire (see above)

June 28
Chamber Music, European Tour, with Double-Double Duo: Kornel Wolak, clarinet, and Michael Bridge, accordion, Chapelle de l'hopital Bretonneau, Tours, France; European Tour repertoire (see above)

June 23
Chamber Music, European Tour, with Double-Double Duo: Kornel Wolak, clarinet, and Michael Bridge, accordion, “Wroclaw 2016 - Traces of Multiculturalism in Central Europe”, a joint conference organized by University of Wroclaw, Poland, the Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies, University of Alberta, and the Wirth Alumni Network (WAN), Wroclaw, Poland; European Tour repertoire (see above); including premiere of commissioned work by Montréal-based composer, Airat Ichmouratov

June 19
Chamber Music, European Tour, with Double-Double Duo: Kornel Wolak, clarinet, and Michael Bridge, accordion, The Chopin Centre, Szafarnia, Poland; European Tour repertoire (see above)

June 17
Chamber Music, European Tour, with Double-Double Duo: Kornel Wolak, clarinet, and Michael Bridge, accordion, Pensjonat "Jutrzenka" Sala pod Arkadami, Włocławek, Poland; European Tour repertoire (see above)

June 14
Chamber Music, house concert, with Double-Double Duo: Kornel Wolak, clarinet and Michael Bridge, accordion, Toronto, ON; selected works from European Tour repertoire (see above)

June 13
Chamber Music, Retirement of U of T Mississauga President, with Double-Double Duo: Kornel Wolak, clarinet, and Michael Bridge, accordion, Mississauga, ON; selected works from European Tour repertoire (see above)

June 12
Radio Performance, announcing European Tour, with Double-Double Duo: Kornel Wolak, clarinet, and Michael Bridge, piano, Radio Polonia Toronto 100.7FM; selected works from European Tour repertoire (see above)

June 12
Chamber Music, house concert, with Double-Double Duo: Kornel Wolak, clarinet, and Michael Bridge, piano, Toronto, ON; selected works from European Tour repertoire (see above)

May 21
Chamber Music, house concert, with Double-Double Duo: Kornel Wolak, clarinet, and Michael Bridge, piano, Toronto, ON; Brahms Hungarian Dances, No. 1, Allergro molto and No. 5, Allegro (arr. by Double-Double Duo), Ichmouratov Tales from the Dinarides, Chopin Waltz in D-flat major, Op. 64, No. 1, "Minute Waltz" (arr. by M. Matuszewski), Chopin Mazurka in B-flat Major, Op. 7, No. 1 (arr. by M. Matuszewski), Lutoslawski Five Dance Preludes (arr. by Double-Double Duo and G Tardif), Brahms Rondo alla Zingarese, from Piano Quartet No.1, Op.25 (arr. by Double-Double Duo)

May 20
Chamber Music, Master's Degree Recital - Michael Bridge, accordion, with Kornel Wolak, clarinet, Walter Hall, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON; Brahms Rondo alla Zingarese (from Piano Quartet No.1, Op.25)

May 13
Concert Master, Grande Prairie Boys’ Choir 3rd Annual Symphony and Singing in the City, People’s Church, Grande Prairie, AB; selections included Mozart's overture to the Marriage of Figaro, various movie music materials (including a solo with GT), and a movement of a Bach cantata.

May 5
Chamber Music, "A Benefit Concert for Ecuador", sponsored by the Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies, with Double-Double Duo: Kornel Wolak, clarinet, and Michael Bridge, accordion, Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB; Brahms Hungarian Dances, No. 1, Allergro molto and No. 5, Allegro (arr. by Double-Double Duo), Ichmouratov Tales from the Dinarides, Smetana Vltava ("The Moldau") from Má vlast (arr. by Double Double-Duo and G Tardif), Chopin Waltz in D-flat major, Op. 64, No. 1, "Minute Waltz" (arr. by M. Matuszewski), Chopin Mazurka in B-flat Major, Op. 7, No. 1 (arr. by M. Matuszewski), Lutoslawski Five Dance Preludes (arr. by Double-Double Duo and G Tardif), Brahms Rondo alla Zingarese, from Piano Quartet No.1, Op.25 (arr. by Double-Double Duo)

May 2
Duo Performance, 15th Anniversary Spring Session of the Edmonton Lifelong Learners Association, with Viktoria Reiswich-Dapp, piano, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB; Wieniawski Fantasia on Themes from Gounod's 'Faust', Op.20, Beethoven Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61, 1st movement

April 30
Chamber Music, "Spring Opus: 20th Anniversary Concert", Ariose Women's Choir, Jolaine Kerley, director, and the Enterprise Quartet, McDougall United Church, Edmonton, AB; Rheinberger Mass in E-flat major, Op.109

April 17
Chamber Music, "Composition Concert" (works by graduate composition students), Enterprise Quartet, with Yue Den, violin; Clayton Leung, viola, Colin Ryan, cello, Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB; Mark Segger Con Hall and Two Movements for Seven Musicians, William Northlich Iridescent Hemorrhage and The Impairment Engineers

April 16
Duo Performance, 2015-2016 St. Albert Chamber Music Society Recital Series, with Trevor Sanders, guitar, St. Albert, AB; Paganini Centone di Sonate, No. 1, Op. 64, Paganini Grande Sonata, Op. 35, Romanza, Giuliani Duetto Concertante, Op. 52, Paganini Il Carnevale di Venezia, Op. 10 (arr. Tardif/Sanders), Faure Pavane, Op. 50 (arr. Tardif/Sanders), de Falla Siete Canciones Populares Españolas, No. 1, El paño moruno, No. 7 Polo, No. 5, Nana, No. 4, Jota, Sarasate Zapateado, Op. 23 (arr. Tardif/Sanders), Sarasate Malaguena, Op. 21 (arr. Tardif/Sanders), Sarasate Romanza Andaluza, Op. 22 (arr. Tardif/Sanders), Sarasate Carmen Fantasy, Op. 25 (arr. Tardif/Sanders)

Mar. 16
Chamber Music, “University of Alberta Chamber Music”, XIA Quartet, Robert Uchida, violin I, Shane Kim, violin II, Theresa Rudolph, viola, Joseph Johnson, cello, with guests, the Enterprise Quartet, Yue Deng, violin, Clayton Leung, viola, Colin Ryan, cello, Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB; with the Enterprise Quartet, Mendelssohn Octet Opus 20

Feb. 20
Chamber Music, “Stabat Mater – Songs of Mary”, with A Joyful Noise Choirs, and Excentrica, guest choir, Nola Shantz, soprano and Mireille Rijavec, alto, Trent Worthington, conductor, and the Enterprise Quartet, with Kyung Rok Moon, violin, Deborah Chang, viola, and Colin Ryan, cello, All Saints’ Anglican Cathedral, Edmonton, AB; Stabat Mater

Jan. 24.
Chamber Music, with Yue Deng and the UofA String Camerata, Winspear Centre, Edmonton, AB. Bach Concerto in D minor for 2 violins, BWV 1043

Jan. 22
Duo Performance, “Violinissimo II”, with Mathew Walton, piano, Collins Recital Hall, Grande Prairie Regional College, Grande Prairie, AB; works by Auer, Whilelmj, Sarasate, Joachim

Jan. 15
Duo Performance, “Violinissimo II”, 2015/16 Mainstage Concert Season, with Roger Admiral, piano, Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB; works by Auer, Whilelmj, Sarasate, Joachim

 
2015

Dec. 17
Chamber Music, Advent Recital, Enterprise Quartet, with Yue Deng, violin, Leanne Maitland, viola, Colin Ryan, cello, Robertson-Wesley United Church, Edmonton, AB; selections from Beethoven String Quartet in No. 10 (‘Harp’), Op. 74, Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 7 (‘4 Pieces’), Op. 81

Dec 13
Chamber Music, Enterprise Quartet, with Yue Deng, violin, Leanne Maitland, viola, Colin Ryan, cello, Theatre, Whitemud Crossing Branch, Edmonton Public Library, Edmonton, AB; Beethoven String Quartet in No. 10 (‘Harp’), Op. 74, Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 7 (‘4 Pieces’), Op. 81

Dec. 6
Concerto, with the Burman University Chamber Orchestra, Cristian Neacsu, director; Burman University, Lacombe, AB; Beethoven Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61.

Nov. 19
Duo Performance, with Alison Minkus, piano, "Paganini's Shadow. Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst (1814-1865) and the Phenomenon of Virtuosity in the Field of Production - Reproduction - Reception", International Conference, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany; Ernst Elégie, Op. 10, Ernst ‘The Last Rose of Sumer’, Ernst ‘Der Erlkönig’, Bashaw Buzz from Seven Movements for Solo Violin

Nov. 6
Duo Performance, with Trevor Sandor, guitar, Edmonton Classical Guitar Society 20th Anniversary Concert, Muttart Hall, Alberta College, Edmonton, AB; Borowski Adoration, Sarasate Zapateado from Spanish Dances, Op. 23, Paganini Il carnevale di Venezia, Op. 10 (selections), de Falla 7 Canciones populares Españolas

Nov. 4
Duo Performance, with with Trevor Sandor, guitar, Alison Minkus, piano, Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton, AB; Borowski Adoration, Sarasate Zapateado from Spanish Dances, Op. 23, Paganini Il carnevale di Venezia, Op. 10 (selections), de Falla 7 Canciones populares Españolas, Ernst The Last Rose of Summer (Étude No. 6), Grand Caprice sur 'Le Roi des Aulnes' de F. Schubert, Op. 26, Élégie, Op. 10

Oct. 24-30
Duo Performance and Chamber Music, with Luis Cartuche, clarinet; El Festival Internacional de Música “Loja – Ecuador”, Loja, Ecuador; Gounod/Wieniawski Fantasy on Faust, Ernst ‘The Last Rose of Summer’, Bashaw Buzz from Seven Movements for Solo Violin, Milhaud Suite for violin, clarinet, and piano, Op. 57b

Oct. 18
Duo/Solo Performance, “Contemporary Canadian”, 2015/16 Mainstage Concert Season, with Roger Admiral, piano, Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB; Hope Lee Duo Solista for violin and piano, Bashaw Seven Movements for Solo Violin, Isabelle Panneton "sur ces décombres et floraisons nouvelles"

Oct. 10
Chamber Music, Memorial Concert for Tanya Prochazka, with Aaron Au, violin, Sue Jane Bryant, viola, Rosanne Hunt and Amy McClary, cellos. Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB. Schubert String Quintet in C major, II Adagio

Sept. 26
Duo Performance, with Jean-Eudes Beaulieu, organ. St-Thomas d'Aquin, Quebec City, QC. Faure songs (arr. GT), Tartini Andante, Bach Largo and Siciliano, Massenet Meditation from 'Thais', Catalani 'Ebben Ne andro lontana' (arr. GT)

Sept. 11
Chamber Music, Brussels : 1900 : Vienna International Conference, with guest Kyung Rok Moon, violin, and the Enterprise Quartet, Yue Deng, violin, Leanne Maitland, viola, Colin Ryan, cello, Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton, AB; Jongen String Quartet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 50, Ysaÿe Extase, Op. 21 (4ème Poème) (version for 2 violins by the composer), Zemlinsky String Quartet No.2, Op. 15, mov'ts III, IV, V