Yegor Dyachkov & Jean Saulnier – Thursday September 22, 2016

dyachvkov and saulnier

Yegor Dyachkov & Jean Saulnier
Thursday September 22, 2016 7:30 pm

Yegor Dyachkov, cello and Jean Saulnier, piano. Each artist is acclaimed as a soloist, chamber musician and teacher. Together, their technical brilliance, sensitivity and flair for musical connection give authentic life to their music.

Lauded for his remarkable stage presence, depth of insight, nuance and generosity, cellist Yegor Dyachkov is an inspired recitalist, chamber musician and concerto soloist. Since being proclaimed Artist of the Year by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in 2000, Mr. Dyachkov has gone on to perform throughout Europe, Latin America, Asia, Canada and the United States, making his New York debut at Lincoln Center in October 2000.

Jean Saulnier leads an active career as a recitalist, chamber musician and teacher, with broad experience in both the solo and the chamber music repertoire. He is a sought-after collaborator by the best musicians from Canada and abroad, speaking eloquently to the flexibility, natural playing ability, and spirit of partnership he brings to every performance. A recipient of numerous prizes in national and international competitions, including the William Kapell International Competition, the Prix d’Europe and the Leschetizky Competition, Jean Saulnier has performed in Canada, United States, South America and Europe. He is frequently heard in major Canadian music festivals and on CBC radio.

They have released 2 albums together. Brahms: Sonatas for Cello and Piano and Prokofiev & Stravinsky: On Stage.

Once again, this season we will be showcasing some of the North Okanagan’s talented young musicians prior to each concert. This concert will be opened by Anastasia Martens, cello and Holly McCallum, cello.

Concert Program:

Robert Schumann (1810 – 1856) Five Pieces in Folk Style, Op. 102
Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897) Sonata in E minor, Op. 38
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 – 1975) Sonata in D minor, Op. 40

Adults – $40  Under 18 – $20
Students on the 8to12 program – $5

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Phone: (250) 549-SHOW (7469)

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3800-34th Street, Vernon
All concerts are held in the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre.