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Louise Bessette

November 27, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Over her 35 year career, Louise Bessette has gained renown for her performances and for her commitment to promoting contemporary music. In addition to many recordings as a soloist and with chamber ensembles, along with appearances worldwide with orchestras and at important festivals, Ms. Bessette regularly tours throughout America, Europe and Asia. In 2016 Louise Bessette won her eighth Opus Prize (the Quebec Junos).


ESCALES — Un piano autour du monde — Piano around the World

John Adams – China Gates
Qigang Chen – Instants d’un opera de Pekin
Allain Gaussin – Tokyo-City
Philippe Hersant – Le carillon d’Orleans
Charles Ives – The Alcotts (Sonata No. 2 “Concord, Mass., 1840-1860”)
Andre Mathieu – Ete canadien
Percy Grainger –  In Dahomey


Jeffrey Ryan –  Mirari (or the 7 wonders)
Wim Statius Muller – Valse “Avila Beach”
Heitor Villa-Lobos –  Bachianas Brasilieras No. 4, Prelude
Ernesto Lecuona  – Suite Andalucia (Cordoba, Andalucia, Alhambra)
Claude Debussy –  Estampes: La soiree dans Grenade
Bruno Mantovani –  Italienne
Franz Liszt  –  Les cloches de Rome
Modest Moussorgsky –  La grande porte de Kiev (Pictures at an Exhibition)

Subscriptions Available!
Full Season (12 concerts): Section A, $463; Section B, $425
Strings (7 concerts): Section A, $309; Section B, $284
Piano (5 concerts): Section A, $225; Section B, $207
Call the box office (open noon to 6:00 PM Monday to Friday) at 416-366-7723 for further information.

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November 27, 2018
8:00 pm


Jane Mallett Theatre
27 Front Street East
Toronto, Ontario M5E1B4 Canada