Other Reviews

THE ‘SONGFIRE’ FESTIVAL: THE POWER AND ENGAGEMENT OF ART SONG

Martha Guth, Tyler Duncan, Graham Johnson, Erika Switzer

(Vancouver International Song Institute, June 2016)

PIANIST ANGELA CHENG JOINS VETTA CHAMBER MUSIC FOR AN INSPIRING 30TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Angela Cheng, Joan Blackman, Jennie Press, Nicolo Eugelmi, Brian Yoon

(Vetta Chamber Music, May 2016)

ADVENTUROUS BACH FROM JEFFREY COHAN AND THE SALISH SEA FESTIVAL

Jeffrey Cohan, Ingrid Matthews, Hans-Jürgen Schnoor

(Salish Sea Early Music Festival, April 2016)

DINA YOFFE REVEALS HER LIFE IN AN INTENSE FUSION OF CHOPIN AND SCRIABIN

Dina Yoffe

(Chopin Society, April 2016)

CELEBRATING GARTH KNOX AND THE VIOLA D’AMORE

Garth Knox

(Vancouver New Music, February 2016)

A LESS THAN PROMISING START BUT A MAGNIFICENT FINISH FOR JORGE LUIS PRATS

Jorge Luis Prats

(Chopin Society, October 2015)

NEW MUSIC FOR THE AUTUMN: TURNING POINT AND STANDING WAVE ENSEMBLES

Turning Point Ensemble and Standing Wave Ensemble

(October 2015)

A NEW CHAMBER OPERA: ‘DIAGNOSIS: DIABETES’

Michael James Park, Soloists, Erato Ensemble

(October 2015) 

THE ‘NEW’ MONTROSE TRIO: A STUNNING VANCOUVER DEBUT

Montrose Trio

(Music in the Morning, September 2015)

CANADA’S NATIONAL YOUTH ORCHESTRA ON BRILLIANT FORM

Carmen Bruno, National Youth Orchestra of Canada

(Chan Centre, August 2015)

KEEPING UP WITH THE ‘ELECTRONIC ARTS’

International Symposium on Electronic Art, ISEA2015: Disruption

(Simon Fraser University, August 2015)

YUNDI LI AFTER FIFTEEN YEARS

Yundi Li

(Vancouver International School of Music, July 2015)

THE ILLUMINATING EXPERIMENTS OF ART SONG LAB 2015

William George, Corey Hamm, Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, Lynne McMurtry, Heather Pawsey

(Art Song Lab, June 2015) 

VIOLINIST JENNIFER KOH WEDS BACH AND THE MODERNS (KM)

Jennifer Koh

(Music on Main March 2015)

‘TUNING IN’ TO THE JACK QUARTET

Jack Quartet

(Vancouver New Music, March 2015)

NELSON GOERNER BRINGS BACH AND BEETHOVEN TO LIFE

Nelson Goerner

(Chopin Society, March 2015)

THE MANY SIDES OF ALEXANDRE THARAUD

Alexandre Tharaud

(Chopin Society, January 2015)

A LOVELY BAROQUE DIVERTISSEMENT FROM BROTHERTON, COHAN AND STUBBS

Lydia Brotherton, Jeffrey Cohan, Stephen Stubbs

(Salish Seas Early Music Festival,  January 2015)

ARNALDO COHEN AND THE PIANO VIRTUOSOS OF THE PAST

Arnaldo Cohen

(Chopin Society, November, 2014)

MICHAEL GORDON’S ‘RUSHES’:  A BASSOON FESTIVAL (KM)

Rushes Ensemble

(Vancouver New Music, November 2014)

INNOVATION AND ENGAGEMENT AT THE VANCOUVER NEW MUSIC'S 'SONIC TOPOGRAPHIES' FESTIVAL

(Vancouver New Music, October 2014)

THE DOVER QUARTET RIDES HIGH

Dover Quartet

(Music in the Morning, September 2014)

THE MOSCOW VIRTUOSI ON TOUR

Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, Vladimir Spivakov

(Chan Centre, May 2014)

A STRONG RECITAL FROM OLGA KERN

Olga Kern

(Chopin Society, April 2014)

JEAN EFFLAM BAVOUZET: THE PIANIST FOR THIS DECADE

Jean Efflam Bavouzet

(Chopin Society, November 2013)

A BRILLIANT PIANIST IN AN UNFAMILIAR SETTING

Jorge Federico Osorio

(Mexican Consulate, June 2013)

A CHOPIN HOMECOMING

Naomi Kudo

(Chopin Society/ Tom Lee, August 2010)

BACH IN THE SUNSHINE

Concerto Koln

(MusicFest Vancouver, August 2010)

A GREAT PIANIST IN A LITTLE KNOWN SETTING

Nelson Freire

(Chopin Society, April 2009)