A COUNTDOWN TO 2021 WITH BEETHOVEN & SALOV
OCM presents pianist Serhiy Salov in the complete piano sonatas of Beethoven
Montreal, Monday November 30, 2020 – The Orchestre classique de Montreal, in collaboration with Pianos Bolduc, presents a noon hour online recital series featuring Ukrainian-Canadian pianist Serhiy Salov in all of Beethoven’s piano sonatas. Counting down to the new year, the daily recitals will take place at noon, starting on December 1st and will be featured on OCM’s Facebook page where Salov will present all 32 of the Beethoven’s piano sonatas in sequence.
Serhiy Salov hails from Ukraine, where he gave his public debut age eleven with Grieg’s piano concerto. He went on to study in Germany, UK and Canada and won numerous international awards in Long-Thibaud, Hamamatsu and Montreal international piano competitions.
The artist has made solo appearances in Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Colombia, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Slovakia, Poland, Taiwan, China, UK, Uruguay, US, Russia and Ukraine. He has played with the Berlin Symphony, Montréal Symphony Orchestra, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National de Radio France, Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Salt Lake City Symphony and the Tokyo Symphony. Conductors he has worked with include Boris Brott, Lawrence Foster, Jacques Lacombe, Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Leonard Slatkin. In summer 2018, he was invited to perform Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Salov’s last performance with the OCM was in 2018 in the Saint-Irénée concerto by François Dompierre.
About the Orchestre Classique de Montréal (OCM)
The Orchestre Classique de Montréal (OCM), previously known as the McGill Chamber Orchestra, was founded in 1939 by violinist, conductor, and composer Alexander Brott and his wife Lotte Brott. The OCM quickly became one of Canada’s most established chamber orchestras, touring to five continents, recording extensively, and appearing regularly on radio and television. Now led by Boris Brott, OC, OQ, the elder son of Alexander and one of Canada’s most internationally renowned conductors, the OCM is a vibrant, innovative, and flexible ensemble consisting of the city’s best professional musicians, which presents concerts throughout the year in the finest halls of Montreal. Fulfilling its mission of celebrating diversity and inclusivity, the OCM has created the program Music for Everyone which enables collaborations with numerous new immigrant communities and Montreal organizations in making OCM’s performances accessible to all. The OCM proudly acknowledges BMO Bank of Montreal as the 2020-21 Season Presenter.
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