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Summer Series 2: Oskar Falta and Michael Noble - The Cello and Piano Across Time
Presented by Müzewest Concerts and the Canadian Music Centre.
Here in Vancouver, the days are long and the sunsets are glorious in the summer. To add to that, let’s add some amazing chamber music!
This is a wonderful recital that will feature cello and piano music that spans from the early 1800s to our present era. We are able to journey with this fantastic musicians to hear how these instruments make such a wonderful combination.
Oskar Falta, cello
Michael Noble, piano
Born in Prague, Oskar Falta is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he studied with Christoph Richter and Guy Johnston. He had previously studied at the Robert Schumann Hochschule in Dusseldorf in the class of Gregor Horsch, principal cellist of the the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. He was principal cellist of Academie d'Orchestre Regis Pasquier, has participated in numerous musical projects, performed in solo chamber music recitals, and has taken part in various festivals across Europe. Oskar is currently pursuing his doctoral studies at UBC with Professor Eric Wilson.
Michael Noble has developed an international reputation as an "astonishing" (Het Nieuwblad) and "elegant, stylish, and powerful" pianist (Peninsula News) of a multifarious repertoire. After giving his first recital at the age of six, he has gone on to perform across Asia, Europe, and the Americas. The winner of numerous competitions, Mr. Noble has performed at such venues as Carnegie Hall, and has worked with numerous eminent musicians and conductors. He has studied at the Paris Conservative, obtained a BA in piano performance at the Eastman School of Music and a BA in English Literature cum laude at the University of Rochester, received an MA at the Yale School of Music, and is now a doctoral candidate there. In addition to his many activities as a performer, Mr. Noble is the co-founder and director of the Brussels-based "Music of Changes," a concert series that presents dynamic programs juxtaposing contemporary music with that of the past.
Jocelyn Morlock (1969 – ) – Halcyon (2003)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) – Sonata for cello + piano, no. 3, A Major, op. 69 (1808)
Oskar Morawetz (1917- 2007) – Fantasy No. 1 for cello + piano (1970)
Claude Debussy (1862- 1918) – Sonata for cello + piano in d minor, L. 135 (1915)
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|Friday Jul 28, 2017 7:00 pm|