Global Sirens: Christina Petrowska Quilico, piano

Thursday, February 8, 2018
Event Title: Global Sirens: Christina Petrowska Quilico, piano
  • Region: Ontario
  • Venue / Location: Tribute Communities Recital Hall, 112 Accolade East Building, York University, 4700 Keele St. (in front of the York University subway station
  • Time: 12:30pm
  • Price: $Free
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Description:

PIANIST CHRISTINA PETROWSKA QUILICO PLAYS
RARELY HEARD MUSIC BY WOMEN COMPOSERS

Pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico showcases rarely heard and forgotten music by women composers from around the world in a concert titled Global Sirens, Thursday, February 8, 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the Tribute Communities Recital Hall, 112 Accolade East Building, York University, 4700 Keele St. (in front of the York University subway station). Admission is free.

The concert is part of the Faculty Spotlight Series presented by York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design, at which Quilico is a full professor. The concert website is http://music.ampd.yorku.ca/events/#event|faculty-spotlight-christina-petrowska-quilico-piano|96393. For more information, call Judy Karacs at 416.736.2100 ext. 20054, or email jkaracs @ yorku.ca.

Renowned for her interpretations of contemporary and unusual repertoire, as well as the classics, Quilico describes her recital as “only a fraction of the scope and breadth of works that have been rarely played or forgotten.” The music ranges from the mid 1900s to the present, featuring composers from Canada, the U.S, Russia, South Africa, Germany, Italy, Australia and France. Traditional, impressionist, 12-tone, minimalist, folk, ragtime and romantic treasures are reflected in a kaleidoscope of musical styles.

There is a composition for left hand alone, a Wireless Rag by American composer Adaline Shepherd ((1883-1950), and quirky and edgy works. “From waltzes and rags, women show their enormous strength and wealth of compositional creativity,” said Petrowska Quilico.

The concert is being recorded for an upcoming CD.

UPCOMING SOUTHAM CD LAUNCH: Later this season will see the release of Soundspinning, Quilico’s latest CD in her series of the music of Ann Southam, on the Centrediscs label.

More information on Christina Petrowska Quilico and her recordings is available at www.petrowskaquilico.com and www.christinapetrowskaquilico.com.

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Repertoire list available.

For further information, contact:

Linda Litwack
Linda Litwack Publicity
416-782-7837
Email: lalitwack @ rogers.com

or

Amy Stewart Publicist
York University AMPD
416.736.2100 ext. 44044
Email: aps @ yorku.ca

Pronunciation:
Petrowska Quilico – pet-TROV-ska (e as in get) KWIL-i-koh