Interview with David Jalbert, pianist

What does Mozart’s Concerto for piano 23 mean to you? The pinnacle of Mozart’s opus. In it, a natural grace is meets with rare depth and transcendence. It has a magical effect that actually reminds me Beethoven’s Concerto No. 4. How did you discover the piano? By chance. My father asked me if I wanted to learn […]

Interview with two musicians of quatuor Linos

Next February 26th, Appassionata will receive on stage the musicians of quartet Linos, created in 1984. Under the SMCQ’s tribute to Denis Gougeon, during Vincent Lauzer joue Vivaldi concert, Virginia Spicer, Heather Howes and two other passionate flutists will play La Fête Sacrée, a work that was composed for the quartet 25 years ago. *Please note that to […]

Guy Traficante’s appreciation

Appassionata charmed the ontarian public during its tour. Here is what Guy Traficante, artistic director of Algoma concerts, wrote about the orchestra. I would like to thank you and the musicians for an exceptional concert.  We present many of the finest Canadian and international touring ensembles. Past concerts on our series have included the Toronto Symphony […]

Touring in Ontario

From January 14 to 19, 2014, Appassionata will tour Ontario with cellist Sébastien Lépine. Together, they will present a series of three concerts in the Lake Huron region. Entitled Haydn by Appassionata, these concerts will provide the opportunity to present the orchestra’s favourite repertoire outside of Quebec. Wonderful musical gatherings lie ahead! January 15, 2014  Sarnia, Ontario January 17, […]