March 5 , 2017 3PM
@ the Heliconian Hall (map)
Canadian Composer: Jacques Hetu
Alban Berg: Sonata
Beethoven: Sonata in A flat + Op.110
Peter Longworth, Piano is a concert pianist of such power and grace that even the crystal baubles on the chandeliers at Orchestra Hall tingle, dance and resonate when he plays. Chicago Tribune.
Pianist Peter Longworth is a well known and acclaimed solo performer, chamber musician and teacher in Canada and abroad. From his base in Toronto, Mr. Longworth has performed in New York, Chicago, London, Montreal, Nice and other cities in the United States, Canada and Europe. He has been soloist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Calgary Philharmonic, the World Youth Symphony Orchestra and other orchestras across Canada.
Mr. Longworth is a founding member of the Duke Trio, which has performed in New York and Chicago as well as throughout Canada. He is heard often on CBC National Radio and has a forthcoming CD by the Duke Trio of music by Shostakovich and Copland.
Mr. Longworth is a faculty member of the Glenn Gould School at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, where he also maintains a private studio. Having given classes throughout North America, he is in demand as a chamber coach and an adjudicator at competitions and festivals.