Syrinx Concerts Toronto 2022-2023 Season
All Concerts at 3PM Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave.
Scott St. John, violin; Angela Park, piano; Rachel Mercer, cello
Angela Park, Rachel Mercer and Scott St John are well known to Syrinx audiences. They are consummate artists and celebrated as both soloists and chamber musicians.
J. Haydn: Trio #8 in D+
Kevin Lau*: Under a Veil of Stars (2022)
Felix Mendelssohn: Trio in C-
Sofya Gulyak, piano
Russian pianist Sofya Gulyak is a powerful and tremendously sensitive interpreter of classical music. She has performed around the world to great acclaim and has garnered many prestigious awards including 1st prize and the Princess Mary Gold Medal at the Sixteenth Leeds International Piano Competition – the first woman in the history of the competition to achieve this distinction..
Clara Schumann: Variations on a theme by Robert Schumann Op.20
Robert Schumann: 3 Fantasiestucke Op.111
Robert Schumann: Allegro Op.8
Johannes Brahms: 4 Klavierstucke Op.119
Jean Coulthard: Image Terrestre
Alexander Scriabin: Vers La Flamme Op.72
Stravinsky- Agosti: Firebird
Laurence Kayaleh, violin; Elizabeth Dolin, cello; Bernadene Blaha, piano
Three wonderful artists, originally from Montreal, have busy international careers as soloists and chamber musicians. They are uniting for our concert series to bring a memorable afternoon of music to the Syrinx stage.
Josef Suk: Elegy for piano, violin and cello, Op. 23
Samuel Dolin*: Variables for cello and piano
Bedrich Smetana: Aus der Heimat for violin and piano
Antonin Dvorak: Piano Trio No. 3 in F minor, Op. 65
“The Art of the Art Song” Linda and Michael Hutcheon (speakers), Steven Philcox (piano) and Lawrence Wiliford (tenor)
Learn about “art song”—poems set to music—through explorations with performed examples, culminating in the premiere of a new art song cycle by Canadian composer Cecilia Livingston, based on poetry by Anne Michaels and commissioned by the Hutcheons in celebration of the anniversary of the Canadian Art Song Project.
Mathieu Gaudet, piano; Erika Raum, violin; Tom Wiebe, cello
The final concert of the season brings together Tom Wiebe, Erika Raum and Mathieu Gaudet. Three distinguished musicians, well known across Canada and beyond.
Haydn (1732-1809) Trio no. 40 for piano, violin and cello in F # minor
Omar Daniel* (1960- ) TBA
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) Trio no. 1 for violin, cello and piano in C minor, Opus 8
Franz Schubert (1797-1828) Trio no. 2 for violin, cello and piano in E b major