Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 at 7:00pm
CMC BC Gala Benefit Concert
The Canadian Music Centre in BC is pleased to present a wide-ranging program featuring beloved masterpieces such as Cesar Franck's popular 'Sonata for Violin and Piano' and Murray Adaskin's charming and lyrical 'Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano', as well as two exquisite rarities by Barbara Pentland and Hector Gratton, previously unknown and unheard since the 1950s, from the Canadian Music Centre in BC's own Rare Books and Special Collections. Finally, violinist Timmy Chooi and pianist Avan Yu, both of whom are astonishing, world-renowned virtuosi, will dazzle with a selection of their favourite showpieces.
César Franck: Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano
Murray Adaskin: Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano
Two scores from the Harry & Frances Adaskin Collection:
Barbara Pentland: Arioso from Arioso and Rondo for orchestra (transcription for violin and piano by Barbara Pentland dedicated to Harry and Frances Adaskin).
Hector Gratton: Chanson et Danse, Op. 9, No. 1 & 2, for violin and piano
CMC BC Region
837 Davie Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1B7
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