Sarah Gans - Works for Solo Cello and for Cello and Piano

Monday, April 27, 2015
Event Title: Sarah Gans - Works for Solo Cello and for Cello and Piano
  • Region: 7
  • Venue / Location: Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph St., Toronto, ON, M4Y 1J9
  • Time: 12:00pm
  • Price: $Free
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April 27, 2015
12:00 - Free lunch time concert

Works for Solo Cello and for Cello and Piano

Sarah Gans - cello
Emily Rho - piano

Sarah Gans, cellist, was born in Toronto, Ontario. She has recently graduated with
a Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance from McGill’s Schulich School of Music,
where she was awarded the Salsinger Tani Gold Medal in Music Performance as well
as recognized for “Outstanding Achievement in Cello Performance”. At McGill, Sarah
was the principal cellist of the McGill Symphony Orchestra, as well a member of her
professor Matt Haimovitz’s cello ensemble, Uccello. Sarah was also the principal
cellist with The National Youth Orchestra of Canada for their 2010 and 2011
seasons, in 2011 being a recipient of their “Award of Excellence”. Sarah is currently
studying at The Juilliard School of Music, where she is pursuing a Master of Music
degree under the direction of Darrett Adkins as a recipient of the Victor Herbert

Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition Semi-Finalists


Sonata for Solo Cello I- Fantasia; II-Tema Pastorale con variazioni; III-Toccata (1955) —George CRUMB (b. 1929): 10’02”
Sonate pour violincelle et piano, op. 63 (1998) – Jacques HÉTU* (b. 1938): 15’
Capriccio, for solo cello (2010) – Brian CHERNEY* (b. 1942): 8’20”
Sacher Variation, for solo cello (1975) – Witold LUTOSLAWSKI (1913 – 1994): 3’
Omaramor (1991) – Osvaldo GOLIJOV (b. 1960): 7’
Improvisation pour violincelle seul (1976) – André PRÉVOST* (1934 – 201): 7’
Vez (2006) – Ana SOKOLOVIC* (B. 1968): 6’30”


Canadian Music Centre
20 St. Joseph St.
Toronto, ON M4Y 1J9

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