JAN LISIECKI Piano
Celebrated young virtuoso Jan Lisiecki has already achieved international accolades in performances with many of the world’s leading orchestras, including Orchestre de Paris, New York Philharmonic, and BBC Symphony. A Deutsche Grammophon recording artist, Lisiecki has played in venues such as the Kennedy and Lincoln Centers, Royal Albert Hall, and Carnegie Hall. He returns to his home province of Alberta with a program featuring grand works for piano.
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Partita No. 3
Robert Schumann (1810–1856)
Four Klavierstücke, Op. 32
Frédéric Chopin (1810–1849)
Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, Op. 20
Two Nocturnes, Op. 48
Franz Schubert (1797–1828)
Four Impromptus, Op. 142
“A pianist who makes every note count.” The New York Times
2017 ECMS Scholarship Winner
Pianist Gabrielle Gagnon-Picard will be featured in a pre-concert performance beginning at 7 PM.
Gabrielle is a 2nd year piano student at the University of Alberta studying under Jacques Després. She started playing piano at nine years of age and has since been invited to compete in provincial music festivals in B.C. and Alberta. She was invited to the 2015 Alberta Pianofest, a summer festival that welcomes young piano virtuosi from around the world.
She is the recipient of the Stephane Lemelin Award in Piano Performance, the Gladys Eleanor Eckert Scholarship, the Peace River Pioneer Scholarship in Music, and the Edmonton Chamber Music Society Scholarship.
Alexina Louie (b. 1949)
I Leap Through The Sky With Stars
Franz Liszt (1811˗1886)
Saint François de Paule Marchant sur les Flots, from Deux Légendes
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