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  • Janina Fialkowska

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    Montreal-born pianist Janina Fialkowska is regarded as one of today’s leading interpreters of the music of Chopin. She is the recipient of the 2012 Governor General's Performing Arts Award for Lifetime Achievement in Classical Music. In 2013 she received the coveted Instrumentalist of the Year award from BBC Music Magazine for her album Chopin Recital 2. Her 2014-15 season includes two recitals at London's Wigmore Hall, a tour with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and concerts with the Vancouver Symphony. Her latest album for ATMA Classique is a complete recording of Chopin’s Mazurkas, which Fialkowska considers “his greatest works, encompassing the entire spectrum of his genius.”

  • Stewart Goodyear

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    Born and raised in Toronto, pianist and composer Stewart Goodyear began his training at Royal Conservatory of Music, received a bachelor's degree from Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia and completed a Masters Degree at Juilliard School of Music in New York. He has performed as soloist with the New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and the Philadelphia Orchestra. The piano sonatas of Beethoven have been a recent fascination for Goodyear; he has recorded all 32 for the Marquis Classics label.

  • David Jalbert

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    David Jalbert performs regularly as a soloist and recitalist across North America and Europe. His recording of Fauré’s Nocturnes on the Endeavor label was chosen as the modern version of reference by France Culture. An accomplished chamber musician, he performs and records regularly with the woodwind quintet Pentaèdre, cellist Denise Djokic, and as part of the award-winning trio, Triple Forte. David Jalbert was the 2007 laureate of the prestigious Virginia Parker Prize of the Canada Council for the Arts and has been nominated for three Juno Awards. He is currently an associate professor of piano at the University of Ottawa.

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