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2019  

July 11-18 (final date TBC)
Duo Performance, with Roger Admiral, piano, ‘Hubert Léonard and The Belgian School of Violin Playing’, 2019 CMS International Conference, College Music Society, Brussels, Ghent, and Bruges, Belgium; Hubert Léonard Violin Concerto No.3, Op.16 ‘À Léopold I, Roi des Belges’, II. Andante and III. Rondo alla Spagnuola, Vieuxtemps Violin Concerto No.5, Op.37, ‘Grétry’, II. Adagio and III. Allegro con fuoco, César Thomson Passacaglia nach Händel, Ovide Musin Paraphrase sur les Paroles du Coeur de J. T. Radoux, Op. 16

2018

Oct. 26
Duo Performance, with Roger Admiral, piano, Music Conference Alberta 2018, Sutton Place Hotel, Edmonton, AB (performance will be held at McDougall United Church); Bashaw 12 for violin and piano (2017)

Oct. 21
Duo Recital, with Matthew Bengtson, piano (U Michigan), “From the Salon to the Armistice: French Music”, Britton Recital Hall, Earl V. Moore Building, School of Music, Theatre & Dance, U Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA; works by Fauré, Viardot, Ysaÿe, and Debussy

Oct. 12
Chamber Music, with selected players from the USA and Canada (organized by Mike Harley, U of South Carolina), 2018 College Music Society National Conference, Vancouver, BC; John Luther Adams Ten Thousand Birds

Oct. 11
Duo Performance, with Roger Admiral, piano, 2018 CMS National Conference, College Music Society, Vancouver, BC; Bashaw 12 for violin and piano (2017)

Sept. 28-29
First Violin Section, with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, ‘Mozart & Bruckner’, James Campbell, clarinet and Alexander Prior, cond., Winspear Center, Edmonton, AB; Mozart Clarinet Concerto, Bruckner Symphony No. 9, Lizée Zeiss After Dark

Sept. 21
Duo Recital, with Matthew Bengtson, piano (U Michigan), From the Salon to the Armistice: French Music, 2018-2019 Mainstage Concert Season, Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB; works by Fauré, Viardot, Ysaÿe, and Debussy

Sept. 2
Chamber Music, with Double-Double Duo: Kornel Wolak, clarinet, and Michael Bridge, accordion, Austrian Centers Meeting, Wirth Institute, artsPlace, Canmore, AB; selections from the trio’s CD recording ‘Tales from the Dinarides’ (Wirth, 2017)

Aug. 31
Chamber Music, with Double-Double Duo: Kornel Wolak, clarinet, and Michael Bridge, accordion, Wirth Institute 20th Anniversary Banquet, Muttart Conservatory, Edmonton, AB; Ichmouratov Tales from the Dinarides (commissioned work dedicated to the trio, 2017)

Aug. 20-22
Brazil Tour: Chamber Music, with Felipe Avellar de Aquino, cello and Lena Johnson, piano; Tchaikovsky Waltz-Scherzo for violin and piano, Op. 34, Trio for piano, violin and cello in A minor, Op. 50 (also including Romance for piano in F Minor, Op. 5, Tchaikovsky Sentimental Waltz for cello and piano, Op. 51, No. 6)

  • Aug. 22. Guiomar Novaes Espaço (Sala Cecília Meireles), Rio de Janeiro
  • Aug. 20. Casa Thomas Jefferson ASA Sul, Brasília

Aug. 10-17
2º Festival Internacional de Música de Câmara PPGM-UFPB, ‘Dialogues between Music and Literature’, Sala de Concertos Radegundis Feitosa – UFPB (Universidade Federal da Paraíba), João Pessoa, Brazil

  • Aug. 17. Chamber Music, with Lena Johnson, piano, Closing Concert; Tchaikovsky Waltz-Scherzo for violin and piano, Op. 34
  • Aug. 16. Chamber Music, with Felipe Avellar de Aquino, cello and Lena Johnson, piano, Concert No. 6; Tchaikovsky Waltz-Scherzo for violin and piano, Op. 34, Trio for piano, violin and cello in A minor, Op. 50
  • Aug. 14. Solo Performance, Concert No. 4; Béla Bartók Sonata for Solo Violin (1944), Fuga and Presto

Aug. 4-5
Concerto, with João Pessoa Municipal Orchestra, cond. Laércio Sinhorelli Diniz, Ariano Suassuna Cultural Center - Celso Furtado Hall, João Pessoa, Brazil; Tchaikovsky Concerto Op. 35

July 19 & 22
Duo Recital, with Theodor Chow, piano, ‘Dare to Discover Music’, Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton, AB; Tchaikovsky Valse-Scherzo Op. 34 and Violin Concerto in D major Op. 35

July 16-20
Alberta Summer Suzuki Institute 2018, Edmonton, AB

  • July 18, Duo Performance, with Theodor Chow, piano, ‘Alberta Suzuki Summer Institute Faculty Showcase’, Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB; Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major Op. 35, II-III
  • July 20. Director, Alberta Suzuki Institute Student Ensembles, Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton, AB; in a program including Corelli, Mozart, Holst, Hindemith, and Johow

July 16
Duo Recital, with Jacques Després, piano, ‘Dare to Discover Music’, Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton, AB; Mozart Violin Sonata in B-flat major, K.378, Images, 1ere série (J. Despres), Bartók Sonata for solo violin, Sz117 (G. Tardif), Debussy/Heifetz Beau Soir

May 17
First Violin Section, with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, ‘Great Russian Ballet’, Alexander Prior, cond., Winspear Center, Edmonton, AB; Tchaikovsky Excerpts from The Nutcracker, Prokofiev Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet

May 13
Orchestra Performance, ‘Celebrating 88 Keys’, Inaugural Piano Concert of the UofA’s New Steinway D Grand Piano, Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton; Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Grofé)

May 12
First Violin Section, with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, ‘Brahms & Barber’, Bernd Glemser, piano, and Alexander Prior, cond., Winspear Center, Edmonton, AB; Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2, Barber Symphony No. 1, Miller Palimpsest

May 11
Concertmaster and soloist, Grande Prairie ‘Symphony and Singing in the City’, People’s Church, Grande Prairie, AB; varied program

Mar. 9
Duo Performance, with Roger Admiral, piano, Mainstage Concerts:  Faculty Composers, Echo of Nothing, Timms Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB; Bashaw 12 for violin and piano (2017)

Feb. 20
Guest soloist, with the Washburn University Symphony Orchestra, cond. Martha Placeres, White Hall, Washburn University, Topeka, KS, USA; Beethoven Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 2 in F major, Op. 50, Paganini Violin Concerto No. 2, Op. 7 - Rondo ‘La Campanella’

Feb. 18
Duo Recital, with Jenny Gregoire, violin, and Hyunhee Byun, piano (also live video streamed), Moody Music Building Concert Hall, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Scarlatti/Heifetz Sonatina, Scarlatti/Heifetz 3 Pieces (Menuetto, Andante, Allegro), Ferrari Duet VI, Nardini Duet IV - La Caccia, Paganini Violin Concerto No. 2, Op. 7 - Adagio and Rondo ‘La Campanella’, Beethoven Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 2 in F major, Op. 50 (arrangement with piano), Elgar La Capricieuse – Morceau de Genre, MacMillen Barcarole, Gershwin/Dushkin Short Story, Milhaud/Lévy Saudades do Brazil – Corcovado, Sumare, Ipanema, Kupkovič Souvenir

Jan. 13
Duo Recital, with Roger Admiral, piano, ‘Violinissimo III’, Music at Convocation Hall Series, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB; Scarlatti/Heifetz Sonatina in D major, Minuetto in Bflat major, Andante in f minor (from Suite XXXVIII), Allegro in F major (from Suite XXXVII), Tartini/Léonard Fugues in G major and A major (from the Sonatas), Paganini Concerto No. 2 in B Minor, Op. 7, Elgar La capricieuse - morceau de genre, Alard Cavatine, Air varié, and Boléro (from 15 Pièces caractéristiques), MacMillen Barcarole, Gershwin/Dushkin Short Story, Milhaud/Lévy Corcovado, Sumare, Ipanema (from Saudades do Brazil), and Kupkovič Souvenir (from Fantasy K).

Jan. 11
Same, Chapel, Augustana Campus, University of Alberta, Camrose, AB

 

2017

Dec. 13
Duo Recital, with Janusz Wawrowski, violin (University of Warsaw, Poland), Convocation Hall, University of Alberta; solo works (Wawrowski); duet works - Leclair Sonata No. 5 in E minor (from 6 Sonatas for 2 Violins, Op.3), Duranowski Duet No. 1 in A major and Duet No. 3 in G minor (from 6 Violin Duets, Op.1), Wieniawski Etudes-Caprices, Op.18, Nos. 6, 8, and 4

Nov. 26
Duo Recital, 'Mozart’s Salon', with Andrea Botticelli, fortepiano, inaugural concert, Da Camera Toronto, Seeley Hall, Trinity College, U of Toronto; Mozart Sonatas K. 306 and 379, Variations ‘Hélas, j’ai perdu mon amant’

Nov. 15
Lecture Recital, with Laura Andriani, violin, "Musique et pouvoirs: L'Evolution du Violon dans l'Europe du XVIII siècle", as part of the 2017 Montreal Bach Festival, and the series "Politique et musique", organized by the Departments of Anthropology and Political Science, Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC; Duets by French and Italian violinists-composers

Nov. 4
Chamber Music, with Double-Double Duo: Kornel Wolak, clarinet, and Michael Bridge, accordion, CD release concert, Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, in partnership with the Wirth Institute

Oct. 27
Director and soloist, with Cristian Neacsu, Qian Yin, and Anele Mhlahlo, violins, ASA Honour String Orchestra, Music Conference Alberta 2017, Sheraton Red Deer Hotel, Red Deer, AB; Vivaldi Concerto for 4 Violins and Cello in B minor, RV 580

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, II; www.mysteriousbarricades.org

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

  • Aug. 10. Concertmaster, with GSIM festival orchestra, cond. Daniel Myssyk, W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall; works by Beethoven, Duvernoy, Stamitz, Mendelssohn
  • Aug. 4. Duo Performance, with Magda Adamek, piano, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; Wieniawski Capriccio-Waltz
  • July 31. Solo Performance, W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall; Ernst ‘The Last Rose of Summer’ Variations

July 15
Solo Performance, Victoria University School of Music, Wellington, New Zealand; Bashaw Seven Movements for Solo Violin

July 13
Solo Performance, 2017 CMS International Conference, College Music Society, Sydney Conservatorium Workshop Hall, Australia; Bashaw Seven Movements for Solo Violin

Apr. 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)

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

Feb. 15
Duo Peroformance, with Boris Konovalov, piano, Faculty Recital, 10th International Festival of Russian Music – Vancouver, 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), Rolston Hall, Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity, Banff, AB; Bashaw Seven Movements for Solo Violin