Daniel Cabena (Counter Tenor) + Stephen Runge (Piano)
Details: Canadian countertenor Daniel Cabena is highly regarded in both Canada and Europe for prize-winning performances ranging from baroque to contemporary repertoire. Daniel holds an Honours Bachelor of Music from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Doctorate of Music from l’Université de Montréal. He has also participated in programmes at the Centre for Opera Studies in Italy, l’Académie Internationale de Musique de Comminges and l’Académie Baroque Européenne d’Ambronay in France. Daniel was the 2012 recipient of the Virginia Parker Prize by the Canada Council for the Arts and recently completed a Masters in Specialized Early Music Performance at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis on Switzerland. Daniel is a guest artist with Guelph Chamber Choir, Nota Bene Period Orchestra and Scaramella. Daniel Cabena appears on recordings on the Analekta, ATMA, Chestnut Hall, Dorian, Deutsche-Grammophon, Naxos and URSH labels.
Pianist Stephen Runge is highly sought after across the country as a teacher, adjudicator, and clinician and has been heard across Canada in recitals, as a chamber musician and with orchestras. Stephen came to national attention when he was awarded first prize in the piano category of the National Music Festival. Since then he has been the recipient of several important awards, including prizes at the Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition, the International Stepping Stone of the Canadian Music Competition, and the B.C. Young Artists’ Piano Competition among others.
When: Sun., Dec. 7,2014 at 3 pm
Where: Great Hall, Hart House
Sunday Concerts is Hart House’s venerable concert series, making music and history in the majesty of the Great Hall since 1922. Through Canadian music icons such as Glenn Gould and Anton Kuerti to new musical voices and world music traditions, the Sunday Concert series offers patrons a chance to experience a delightful and adventurous musical journey in an environment where in the spirit of the Hart House vision ‘all rhythms, voices and traditions converge.’