Veronique Mathieu (violin) + Stephanie Chua (piano)
Got a Free Sunday? Join us for a musical afternoon in the majestic Great Hall!
Details: Canadian violinist Véronique Mathieu has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in Europe, South Africa, South America, and the United States. She is a prizewinner of the 2012 Eckhardt-Gramatté Contemporary Music Competition, the 2010 Krakow International Contemporary Music Competition, and a three-time winner of the Canada Council Bank of Instruments Competition. Ms. Mathieu was recently invited to perform and teach master classes in Costa Rica for the series ‘Promising Artists of the 21st Century’, and is artist-in-residence at the International Music Festival of Piracicaba in Brazil. Ms. Mathieu is currently an assistant professor of violin at the University of Kansas. Véronique completed a Performer Diploma and a Master’s Degree in Music at Indiana University. Véronique wishes to thank the Canada Council for the Arts for its generous support through the loan of the 1820 Joannes Franciscus Pressenda violin.
Stephanie Chua is an expressive and versatile Canadian pianist devoted to presenting and performing contemporary works through musical insight and innovative programming. Stephanie has performed in solo and chamber recitals across Canada and in Europe. Recent highlights include solo recitals at Music Toronto’s Discovery Series, New Music Edmonton, and the Emergents Series at the Music Gallery (Toronto). Stephanie holds her Artist Diploma from the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music and a Master of Music from the University of Toronto. She was also Artist-in-Residence at the Banff Centre for the Arts, and earned her Bachelor of Music from the University of Victoria. In 2009, Stephanie received an Ontario Arts Council Career Development Grant allowing her to pursue private studies with Ian Pace in London, England.
When: Sun., March 8, 2015 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.’