January 20th, 8:21 am
I’ll take any chance to chat with Eric Friesen, thanks to Ottawa Chamberfest with my cohorts #jenslindemann and James Ehnes. We’ll chat, play, and you’ll hear re-imagined Brahms, Bach, and ... trumpet ...? Yup.
This Thursday (Jan. 21) at 2 pm; virtual doors open at 1:45. Free Zoom link; register now with Chamber Fest at bit.ly/2LQdrV5. See you there! ... See MoreSee Less
December 21st, 12:17 pm
Very sad to learn of the passing of Dame Fanny Waterman at the extraordinary age of 100. In 1984 my professional life changed forever upon winning the Gold Medal at the Leeds International Piano Competition, which Dame Fanny founded and directed with exceptional vision and determination. What I learned at Leeds very much informs my work today at Honens. I was still nervous to perform for her 90th birthday in Washington, DC back in April 2010! (My warmest gratitude to the Ervin family for hosting that wonderful event.) ... See MoreSee Less