CelloFest: Paul Marleyn and Friends in Recital

May 17
7:30 PM
Alix Goolden Performance HallView on map

Friday, May 17, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Internationally acclaimed cellist Paul Marleyn is joined by pianist Monica Pfau, and cellists Brian Yoon and Amy Laing, to perform a program of inspiring and eclectic works by composers Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Sollima, Barriere, Garner, Popper, and Menotti.

Cellist Paul Marleyn tours regularly in North America, Europe and Asia. As a frequent participant in summer festivals including the Prussia Cove, Busan, Festival of the Sound, Domaine Forget, Casalmaggiore, Leicester and Ottawa international festivals, he collaborates with artists such as Boris Berman, Miriam Fried, James Somerville, Paul Neubauer, Marc-André Hamelin, Steven Dann, Joshua Bell, and with members of the Tokyo, Vermeer, St. Lawrence and Hagen quartets. He has appeared as soloist the Belgrade Philharmonic, European Chamber, Winnipeg Symphony, Symphony Nova Scotia, Kitchener-Waterloo, Thunder Bay and Manitoba Chamber orchestras. Since 2000, Paul has been Artistic Director of the Agassiz International Chamber Music Festival in Winnipeg, and in 2006, joined the Trio Hochelaga, a group currently recording a series of discs of French music for the ATMA label. Paul Marleyn has made several compact disc recordings on the United Records, CALA, Agassiz, Signum Classics, CBC and RCA Victor labels. From 1993-7, Paul was Principal Cellist of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and has served at professor of cello at the University of Manitoba, and most recently at the University of Ottawa.

Paul plays on a 1770 Pietro Landolfi cello made in Milan, Italy, known as “Il Cappuccino”.

Venue Accessibility

The 900 Johnson Street entrance is at ground-level and wheelchair accessible. There is an elevator located on the first floor: as you enter the building go down the ramp to the right and the elevator is on the left at the bottom. Priority seating can be provided at concerts if you have accessibility issues; please contact the Venues Department at [email protected] Wheelchair accessible restrooms are located on the main floor, beside the lobby in the Reception and Registration area.

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