Special guests and performances at the GYMC.
The 2018-19 series continues
Friday May 10, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Leslie Kinton piano
Leslie Kinton, of the acclaimed piano duo Anagnoson & Kinton, is one of Canada’s best-known and most sought-after chamber musicians. He has performed with Bryan Epperson, the St. Lawrence String Quartet, Martin Beaver, Ifor James, Joel Quarrington, Amici Chamber Ensemble, Erika Raum, Steven Dann, Mark Fewer, Dennis Brott, James Sommerville, James Campbell, Joaquin Valdepeñas, Raymond Luedeka, Avram Galper, Nora Shulman, Kathleen Rudolf, the York Winds, and actor Colin Fox (for Strauss’s Enoch Arden).
NEW PROGRAMME—GREAT CLASSICAL PIANO SONATAS!
HAYDN: Sonata in D Major Hob. XVI/37; BEETHOVEN: Sonata in C minor (Pathetique) op. 13; HAYDN: Sonata in E minor Hob. XVI/34; BEETHOVEN: Sonata in A-flat Major op. 110
Regular price tickets $30 adult, $20 senior, $10 child 14 and under
SPECIAL OFFER until the end of April… Music Students & Kiwanis competitors only $10, GYMC renters half the regular price
Tickets available in the GYMC Office or buy online at squareup.com/store/gymc
Leslie Kinton was born in Toronto and studied the piano with Pierre Souvairan and Boris Berlin as well as composition with Samuel Dolin. He also studied the piano in New York City with Jeaneane Dowis and Karl Ulrich Schnabel. He has a Ph.D. in music theory from the University of Toronto with a specialization in Schenkerian analysis; his dissertation was an exhaustive study of Dvořák’s Symphony no. 7 with two of the world’s most renowned Schenkerian theorists, David Beach and Edward Laufer.
From 1976 to the present, as a member of the Anagnoson & Kinton piano duo, Leslie Kinton has performed throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. The duo has played with the major orchestras across Canada including the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the Winnipeg Symphony, the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, the Calgary Philharmonic, Symphony Nova Scotia, the Victoria Symphony, and the C.B.C. Vancouver Orchestra; they have a discography of nine recordings. Anagnoson & Kinton are on C.B.C. radio almost every week, and they have also broadcast on the B.B.C., National Public Radio in the U.S.A., Czech Radio, Hilversum Radio in Holland, Hong Kong Radio, and Radio Suisse Romande. In December, 2004, they had an eight-concert tour of China and returned for another eight concerts in October of 2006. In December of 2007, Anagnoson & Kinton performed in Prague as part of the annual Martinů Festival in the Czech Republic, and in October 2008 gave recitals and master classes in St. Petersburg, Russia, as part of the 8th Annual Conservatoire Festival in Glazunov Hall. During the summer of 2012, the duo was invited to perform in Poland where they played concerts in Poznan and in Antonin for the Chopin Society. In 2014, Anagnoson & Kinton performed in Toronto’s Koerner Hall with Emanuel Ax and Stewart Goodyear as part of “Pianopalooza”, as well as with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in Roy Thompson Hall.
In the spring of 2017, Anagnoson & Kinton will record the complete works for two pianos by Johannes Brahms.
Leslie Kinton is one of Canada’s best-known and most sought-after chamber musicians and is a founding member of ARC (Artists of the Royal Conservatory), the resident chamber ensemble of The Glenn Gould School. Fellow artists he has performed with include Bryan Epperson, the St. Lawrence Quartet, the Madawaska Quartet, Martin Beaver, Ifor James, Joel Quarrington, the Amici Chamber Ensemble, Erika Raum, Steven Dann, Anna Redekop, Mark Fewer, Dennis Brott, James Sommerville, James Campbell, Joaquin Valdepeñas, Raymond Luedeka, Avram Galper, Nora Shulman, the York Winds, and actor Colin Fox (for Strauss’s Enoch Arden).
Leslie Kinton is an associate professor of piano performance at Western University.
Thursday-Friday December 20-21, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Another Very Charlie Brown Christmas
A Charlie Brown Christmas is an Emmy Award-winning holiday tradition enjoyed by children everywhere. Equally magical is the soundtrack created by Vince Guaraldi—Who doesn’t know the popular Christmas Time is Here? Join us again at the Guelph Youth Music Centre this holiday season as we bring back this jazz classic featuring Adam Bowman on drums, Thomas Hammerton on piano, and Tyler Wagler on bass, as they perform the album, top to bottom. They will be joined by The Kingsbury Music Singers directed by Shannon Kingsbury.
Single tickets $15 adult, $10 senior, $5 child 14 and under. Thursday night tickets available ONLINE
TICKETS ALSO AVAILABLE IN THE GYMC OFFICE or AT THE DOOR
Sunday January 20, 2019 at 2 pm
Thomas Wiebe cello & Chiharu Iinuma piano
A rare treat at the GYMC with internationally-renowned artists Thomas Wiebe (from the music faculty of ther University of Western Ontario) and Chiharu Iinuma (from Vancouver) joining forces for a dazzling recital. Music by Couperin and Takemitsu, as well as cello sonatas by Debussy and Chopin. MORE DETAILS
Single tickets $30 adult, $20 senior, $10 child 14 and under. Available ONLINE
Special thank you to Cascades for their sponsorship of this concert series!