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Violin/Piano Team from Ottawa play FauréExport this event to calendar

Saturday, February 13, 2016 — 8:00 PM EST

Christian Vachon and Frederic LacroixGabriel Fauré’s two sonatas are regarded as among the most beautiful in the literature. Here our performers play all of his published work for violin and piano. Prepare for a sonic feast!

Christian Vachon, violin

Christian has performed as a soloist, recitalist, chamber musician and concertmaster in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Austria, France, Taiwan and Singapore. has been featured recital in broadcasts by the CBC Radio and Radio-Canada., appeared as a soloist with orchestras and ensembles in a wide repertoire from Bach to the World Premiere of Norbert Palej’s Double Concerto for Violin and Viola. Orchestras he’s played with include the Hopkins Symphony, York Symphony Orchestra, the Ottawa Chamber Orchestra, the Fusions Ensemble, l’Orchestre Leonardo da Vinci, and many others. An active recitalist, he performs not only standard programs, but has presented lecture recitals, programs entirely for unaccompanied violin, and has explored the issues of balance between violin and piano in the sonata repertoire in concerts using instruments of various periods. He most often shares the stage with Canadian pianist Frédéric Lacroix. 

Frédéric Lacroixpiano

Frédéric Lacroix has performed in the United States, Canada and Taiwan, including performances with the Albany and Ottawa Symphony Orchestras, Cornell Chamber Orchestra, Ensemble Fusions, and the Society of New Music. He has made regular radio appearances on the Canadian CBC and SRC or the American NPR. He has enjoyed collaborating with composers and performers in the premiere of a number of Canadian and American works and as a composer, he has been privileged to have his works performed in the United States and Canada. Frédéric’s latest song cycle, Nova Scotia Tartan (2004), is featured on Hail, a disc dedicated to Canadian Art Song. Much in demand as collaborative artist, teacher, adjudicator and composer, he currently teaches at the University of Ottawa. A graduate of l’Université de Montréal and the University of Ottawa, where he studied with Marc Durand, Cynthia Floyd and Andrew Tunis, he is currently working on his Doctorate degree at Cornell University where he is studying keyboard performance practice with Malcolm Bilson. For his work in the field of early music, Frederic has been named the Westfield Center Performing Scholar for the present year.

Tickets available on Ticketscene.

Cost 
$15.00-$25.00
Location 
Kitchener Waterloo Chamber Music Society
Music Room
57 Young Street West

Waterloo, ON
Canada

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