Main Series 6

Robert Uchida & Peter Allen

Robert Uchida  Violin
Peter Allen  Piano

Sunday, May 6, 2018
7:30 PM

**Please note change of venue to:**

Muttart Hall   Alberta College Conservatory of Music
10050 MacDonald Drive    Edmonton, AB
Parking info: Alberta College lot  |  Chateau Lacombe

$35 Adult | $25 Senior [65+]  |  $10 Student | BUY TICKETS

Canadian violinist Robert Uchida has been hailed for his “ravishing sound, eloquence and hypnotic intensity” (Strings Magazine). This versatile artist enjoys a varied career as soloist, chamber musician, concertmaster and educator with acclaimed performances across North America and Europe. Now Concertmaster of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Robert previously served as Concertmaster of Symphony Nova Scotia and Associate Concertmaster of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. He has worked with many of the world’s top conductors including Valery Gergiev, Kurt Masur and Pinchas Zukerman.

Robert is a regularly featured guest with many of Canada’s orchestras and chamber music festivals. He has held teaching positions at Acadia University, the Manhattan School of Music and the National Arts Centre of Canada’s Young Artist Program.

Peter Allen is Associate Professor of Piano at Dalhousie University, a post he has held since 2005. A versatile artist, he is an active soloist, chamber musician and composer. In addition to solo recitals across the Maritimes, he makes regular appearances at summer festivals across the country including the New Brunswick Summer Music Festival, the Scotia Festival of Music, the Kincardine Music Festival and The Banff Centre. Peter has appeared frequently with the PEI Symphony, Symphony New Brunswick and made over a dozen concerto appearances with Symphony Nova Scotia.

The Complete Sonatas for Piano and Violin by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Sonata No. 1 in G major, Op.78

  1. Vivace ma non troppo
  2. Adagio
  3. Allegro molto moderato

Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op.100

  1. Allegro amabile
  2. Andante tranquillo – Vivace
  3. Allegretto grazioso quasi Andante

Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op.108

  1. Allegro
  2. Adagio
  3. Un poco presto e con sentimento
  4. Presto agitato