SUMMER 2019 FESTIVAL @ Tom Lee Music Downtown (728 Granville Street)
Sat. Aug 3, 2019 – 18:00 – Chris Knopp (piano) and Ben Goheen (cello)
This fantastic duo will play exquisite selections from the cello repertoire and their program includes composers Robert Schumann, Felix Mendelssohn, and Dmitri Shostakovich – fondly known as Shosti! These performers are hugely popular with the local audience so get your tickets early!
SUMMER 2019 FESTIVAL @ Spirit of Life Lutheran Church (375 W 10th Ave)
Sun. Aug 4, 2019 – 16:00 – Stephen Lochbaum, solo classical guitar
A Sunday afternoon spent with the relaxing sounds of a solo classical guitar – we can’t think of a finer way to spend your time! Currently Stephen teaches at Oklahoma City University where he co-directs the Celedonio Romero Guitar Institute and leads a group of students on a performance tour in Madrid every summer. His concert features the music of Bach, Rodrigo, Hétu, and more!
SUMMER 2019 GALA WEEKEND
Concerts this weekend will be held at 4405 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver
St. Helen’s Anglican Church – Point Grey (near Trimble Park)
Fri. Aug 16, 2019 – Michael Noble (piano) with Festival Quintet – 7:00 PM
New York based pianist Michael Noble will perform Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto with an exceptional group of local string players in a special edition of this piece arranged for piano and string quintet. The first half of the concert is string quartet music by Anton Webern and Felix Mendelssohn. This is a special concert not to be missed! The string quintet is comprised of Samuel Tsui (violin), Takumi Taguchi (violin), Manti Poon (viola), Tawnya Popoff (viola), and Judy Lou (cello).
Sat. Aug 17, 2019 – Melody Yuan (violin) and Michael Noble (piano) – 7:00 PM
Melody Yuan is a young violinist who is taking the world by storm, stage by stage. Having completed her studies at the prestigious New England Conservatory of Music, she is thrilled to return home to Vancouver and give a recital of masterworks for the violin with pianist Michael Noble, a graduate of Yale University.
UPCOMING EVENTS (FALL 2019, Winter 2020, Spring 2020)
** Saturday, September 21, 2019 – Mathieu Foresi, solo piano @ 7:00 PM – Koerner Hall
* Saturday, October 19, 2019 – Wayne Weng & Larry Weng – Piano for Two @ 7:30 PM
Friday, November 15, 2019 – Triology (Jodi Proznick, Miles Black, and Bill Coon) with special guest Maya Rae (vocals) @ 6:00 PM
*Friday, January 31, 2020 – To be announced @ 7:30 PM
Friday, April 3, 2020 – Changyong Shin, piano, winner of the Gina Bachauer Competition @ 6:00 PM
Friday, May 1, 2020 – Alexander Ullman, piano @ 6:00 PM
*Friday, May 22, 2020 – Vieness Piano Duo @ 7:30 PM
*These concerts take place at St. Helen’s Anglican Church at 4405 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver
** This concert is Mathieu Foresi’s debut with Muzewest Concerts. He won the Piano Excellence Scholarship Competition in 2018 at the age of 13! This concert takes place at the Vancouver Academy of Music (1270 Chestnut Street). We would like to thank the Vancouver Academy of Music for their support of this concert.
BEETHOVEN 250 FESTIVAL
We are thrilled to host the esteemed concertmaster of the Toronto Symphony, Jonathan Crow, and remarkable pianist, Philip Chiu. They will perform ALL 10 of Beethoven’s Sonatas for Piano and Violin.
This exceptional event will take place on:
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Friday, April 24, 2020
Saturday, April 25, 2020
Venue: St. Helen’s Anglican Church – Point Grey (4405 West 8th Avenue @ Trimble Park.)