TORONTO SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Harp Music in the Garden - NAPANEE, ON
Sharlene Wallace is one of Canada's most prolific and influential Celtic/lever harpists. Playing both Classical/pedal and lever harps has led Sharlene to diverse musical influences and opportunities. Sharlene tours internationally giving concerts, workshops, masterclasses and adjudications. She has performed in numerous festivals and concert series across North America and in Europe. Winner of two international competitions, Sharlene has created seven independent CDs that have been inspired by her travels across Canada
Admission is only $3 each. For more information call 613-354-3027.
Sunday Brunch at the King Edward Hotel, Toronto
Price is $55.00 +
A Taste of Ireland - PERTH, ON
An Evening of Harp, Music Inspired by the Written Word
Date: Friday, September 8, 2017 @ 7:30PM
Location: Plaza Suite - Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts (10268 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4C 3B7)
Contact: For tickets contact the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts box office, telephone 905 787 8811
Tickets: $20 Students, $25 adults available online at http://www.rhcentre.ca/Buy-Tickets.html and through the RHCPA box office
York Region Chamber Music is proud to present Richmond Hill harpist Emily Belvedere in her home town in a program that explores music inspired by the written word including the premiere of a new work by award-winning Markham composer Matt Poon.
Sonata fur Harfe by P. Hindemith
Suite Galactique by C. Lizotte
La Fille Aux Cheveux de Lin by C. Debussy
New Work by M. Poon
La Madone by C. Lizotte
King David Sonata by S.I. Glick
Praised for her ‘crystalline technique’ and her ‘ease in merging lyrical and dissonant sounds’. (MusicWeb International’s Worldwide Concert and Opera Reviews). An enthusiastic competitor, Miss Belvedere has won a number of bursaries and scholarships including claiming third prize at the American Harp Society’s 18th National Competition in Salt Lake City, Utah. Emily won the 2013 McGill Classical Concerto Competition as well as the prize for best performance of a Canadian work in the 2013 OSM Standard Life Competition in Montreal.
Hong Kongese-Canadian composer and pianist Matt Poon promotes music of our time by creating, performing, improvising, and researching. He recently won 1st prize at the 2016 Eckhardt-Gramatte Competition and had performed a solo concert tour in 10 cities across Canada promoting Canadian and International contemporary piano music. He was named one of “30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30 in 2016” by the CBC.