Mauro Bertoli, pianist recently turned police officer, plays his favourite works by Romantic composers from over his 20-year career as a concert pianist.
Spring 2023 Season
Inspired by themes of springtime and love, Montreal-based Julie Ekker (soprano), Julien Leblanc (piano), and Matthieu Deveau (violin) play French and Russian music.
Yves Laroche presents his early jazz compositions from his recent CD with this trio, exploring blues, youthfulness, rhythm, and with a slight touch of Oscar Peterson.
Extending across artforms, Elizabeth Emond-Stevenson (dance) and Kathryn Patricia Cobbler (viola) explore, share, and react improvising based on the solo repertoire of J.S. Bach.
Pianist Jonathan Tsay contrasts depictions of countryside life and nature by Respighi, Tchaikovsky, Liszt with portrayals by Taiwanese composers (Wen-Ye and Shui-Long).
Nationally renowned performers Paul Marleyn (cello) and Frédéric Lacroix (piano) showcase Romantic works inspired by the composers’ close cellist friends and family.
Members of Roland Graham’s Spring Choral Workshop and organist Maria Gajraj perform Benjamin Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb and other works to celebrate DOMS’ 10th anniversary.
On tour in Canada, pianist Ishay Shaer covers three centuries of keyboard music, from Bach (partita no. 1, 1725) to Chopin (preludes, 1839) to Debussy (Images set 2, 1907).
From soft heart-wrenching ballads to energetic grooves, the Primary Colours jazz piano trio plays original compositions blending jazz tradition with their own voices.
Gertrude Létourneau (flute) and Catherine Donkin (piano) explore the relationship between musical elements and ingredients from French cuisine.
Jazz musicians Justin Duhaime (guitar), Mark Ferguson (organ), and Valeriy Nehovara (drums) play groove, swing, and bossa music with a classic organ trio sound.
David Balik explores the vocal nature of the violin in duets with pianist Frédéric Lacroix with a diverse selection of works by Fauré, Beach, and Beethoven.