The Inside Story: Yoko Hirota and SCHOENBERG PIANO MUSIC AND HIS 17 FRAGMENTS

Having been praised by the press as “precise and keenly projective” and demonstrating “the highest level of proficiency,” Japanese-Canadian pianist Yoko Hirota is considered one of the leading interpreters of contemporary piano repertory of her generation. Yoko received her doctoral degree in piano performance under Louis-Philippe Pelletier at McGill University. She is a strong advocate of contemporary music,... Continue Reading →

THE INSIDE STORY: Duo Beija-Flor and COSTAS

With their unique brand of ethno-classical music, Duo Beija-Flor presents a varied repertoire of works inspired by traditional and folkloric music from around the world. Guitarist Charles Hobson and flutist Marie-Noëlle Choquette began to perform together while in the midst of their graduate studies at Concordia University in Montreal. In 2010, they officially formed Duo... Continue Reading →

THE INSIDE STORY: Steven Kemper and MYTHICAL SPACES

Drawing inspiration from history as well as the future, Steven Kemper has released his newest album MYTHICAL SPACES through Ravello Records. The album showcases his unique blend of classical composition and cutting edge technology. Today, Steven is our next featured artist in “The Inside Story,” a blog series exploring the inner workings and personalities of... Continue Reading →

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