Stunning performance by Charles
Richard-Hamelin in the sold-out recital
was building in anticipation of the Charles Richard-Hamelin
Vancouver debut on November 6th at the Playhouse.
I think we all agree that Charles' performance even surpassed our
expectations in a remarkable evening of music
that will be remembered for a long time. What a wonderful feeling to
have a Canadian pianist with such an affinity for Chopin. For those who
missed his concert we have good news: Charles will return soon.
Here are a few
"It was one of the more
impressive piano recitals we've seen in quite some time."
"It was a magical evening
of music making."
"As good a performance by
a pianist I've ever seen! Flawless technique and beautiful restrained
You can read here a review of this recital
by Geoffrey Newman.
The day before the concert on November 5th, Tom Lee Music organized a
music students at their Steinway piano showroom where Charles
Richard-Hamelin shared his competition experience.
You can see photos
from this meeting.
Special Offer, Christmas gift
Are you looking for a Christmas gift for your
loved ones? Here is an offer valid until December 31. For the
Bavouzet concert on April 2,
you can buy single tickets with a
discount of 30%. Please call us
at 604.871.4450 or send us an email with your phone number, and we will
return your call as soon as possible.
Notice of the Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of the Vancouver
Chopin Society will be held on Thursday, Dec 1 at 12:00 pm in room 22B
at the Vancouver Academy of Music, 1270 Chestnut Street, Vancouver,
Coffee and light snacks will be provided.
First ever Chopin Competition on historical
Please check out a website of the Fryderyk
in Warsaw after December 1. They will announce the details of
the first ever Chopin Competition on historic instruments which will
take place in 2018.
GivingTuesday is coming to Canada on November
29, 2016. It is a Canadian movement for giving and volunteering, taking
place each year after Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Our branded donation page
is handled by CanadaHelps including automatic
Please donate on November 29, 2016 and spread the news why you are
making a contribution using the hashtag #GivingTuesday on social media
channels. Our society is entirely run by volunteers, from
answering the phone or the mail, to setting up the reception after the