LSM Newswire

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Jamie Parker and Friends - Feb 27

Jamie Parker and Friends
Faculty artist concert showcases the music of Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann and Clara Wieck Schumann

TORONTO ’Äì A founder of the award-winning Gryphon Trio, pianist James Parker and his colleagues will present a concert dedicated to the music of Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann, and Clara Wieck Schumann. The concert takes place on Friday, February 27
at 7:30 pm in Walter Hall as part of the Faculty Artist Series. Tickets $25 ($15 seniors/students) can be purchased at the Faculty of Music box office in person or by calling 416-978-3744. Walter Hall is located in the Edward Johnson Building at 80 Queen's Park, accessible by subway (Museum stop).

Johannes Brahms: Romanze in F, Op. 118 No. 5
Clara Wieck Schumann: Romance: Andante con sentimento, from Quatre piˆ®ces caractˆ©ristiques, Op. 5 No. 3
Robert Schumann: Trˆ§umerei from Kinderscenen (Scenes from Childhood), Op. 15
Robert Schumann: Piano Trio No. 2, in F, Op. 80 (with Annalee Patipatanakoon, violin, and Roman Borys, cello)
Clara Wieck Schumann: Three Romances for violin and piano, Op. 22 (with Annalee Patipatanakoon)
Johannes Brahms: Piano Trio No. 3, in C minor, Op. 101 (with Annalee Patipatanakoon and Roman Borys)

A two-time JUNO Award winner and founder of the Gryphon Trio, pianist James Parker is one of Canada's most renowned artists. Whether in solo, chamber and orchestral concerts, he has appeared across Canada, US and Europe. Celebrated by critics, he has performed with every major Canadian orchestra including Montrˆ©al, Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Quˆ©bec City and National Arts Centre orchestras, to name a few. James Parker studied at the Vancouver Academy of Music and the University of British Columbia with Kum Sing Lee, and then went on to study with Adele Marcus at The Juilliard School in New York. In September 2004, Dr. Parker was appointed as the Rupert E. Edwards Chair in Piano Performance on the music faculty at the University of Toronto.

Featuring music faculty members, the Faculty Artist Series has a long tradition of presenting some of Canada’Äôs most celebrated artists and is considered one of the finest recital series in Toronto. For more information on this or other Faculty of Music concert series, please visit our website at or contact the Box Office at 416-978-3744.


Ticket sales and general inquiries:
Faculty of Music Box Office
Hours: 1 ’Äì 7 pm, Monday to Friday, with extended hours on performance nights.
Phone: 416-978-3744
Address: Lobby level, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’Äôs Park, Toronto ON M5S 2C5

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