OSM Soloists – August 30, Montreal Botanical Gardens LiveEvents August 20, 2014 4018 OSM Soloists Performing in the serene Montreal Botanical Gardens Andrew Wan (Violin) Neal Gripp (Viola) Anna Burden (Cello) A trio of OSM soloists offering a unique concert in a bucolic setting. The concert will take place at 2pm, just North of the Japanese Garden, before entering the Arboretum. Musical program Trio for Strings No. 2 in D major, Op. 8 (Serenade) by Ludwig van Beethoven Marcia: Allegro – Adagio Menuetto: Allegretto Adagio – Scherzo: Allegro molto Allegretto alla Polacca Tema con variazioni. Andante quasi allegretto Serenade in C major for String Trio, Op. 10 by Ernst von Dohnányi Marcia: Allegro Romanza: Adagio non troppo, quasi andante Scherzo: Vivace Tema con variazione: Andante con moto Rondo finale: Allegro vivace The soloists Andrew Wan, violinCrédit : © Orchestre symphonique de Montréal Andrew Wan was the first prize winner at the OSM Standard Life Competition in 2007 and was named concertmaster of the OSM in 2008. He has appeared in venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Benaroya Hall, Jordan Hall and Salle Gaveau with artists such as the Juilliard Quartet, Marc-Andre Hamelin, Gil Shaham, and Cho-Liang Lin. Andrew Wan has recorded Grammy and Juno nominated albums with James Ehnes, the Metropolis Ensemble, and the New Orford String Quartet on the Bridge, Onyx and Naxos labels. He frequently appears at the St. Prex, Seattle, La Jolla, Aspen and Lanaudière Festivals. A graduate of the Juilliard School, he is currently on violin faculty at the Schulich School of Music at McGill University. Andrew Wan’s 1744 Michel’Angelo Bergonzi violin is generously loaned by philanthropist David Sela. Neal Gripp, violaCrédit : © Orchestre symphonique de Montréal OSM principal violist Neal Gripp has performed solo recitals at the Wigmore Hall in London, and the Town Hall and Alice Tully Hall in New York, among others. He has appeared as soloist with the OSM and the Ottawa and Winnipeg symphony orchestras. An active chamber musician, he has directed chamber music festivals at the Canadian Centre for Architecture and at the Getty Center in Los Angeles. Neal Gripp holds a doctorate from the Juilliard School in New York and teaches at Université de Montréal. In 2012, he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. Anna Burden, celloCrédit : © Orchestre symphonique de Montréal OSM associate cello since 2010, Anna Burden has performed as soloist with the Peninsula Music Festival Orchestra, the Juilliard Orchestra, the Washington Chamber Symphony, the Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra and the Oak Park Symphony Orchestra. She was a member of the Saint Louis Symphony from 2009 to 2010. Anna Burden has received first prizes at the Music Teachers National Association Competition, the Society of American Musicians Competition, the Washington International Competition, the Stulberg International String Competition and the WAMSO Young Artist Competition. She holds degrees from Northwestern University, the Juilliard School of Music and the Manhattan School of Music. For more information: espacepourlavie.ca 514-872-1400 Related
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