Friday May 12th, 2006
@ The Canadian Opera Company
227 Front St. E., Toronto
In support of WWF-Canada (World Wildlife Fund)
& Fugue No. 14 in F sharp minor, BWV883 (WTCII) - J.S.
in B flat major, K.333 - W.A. Mozart
in D major, K.381, one piano/four hands - W.A.
Concerto in A major, K.622, 2nd mov't - W.A.
Opus 25 No.1, Harp - F. Chopin
up - F. Horvat
After - F. Horvat
plus the premiere of a new composition by Frank Horvat called
for Bass Clarinet and Electric Organ
Guest Artist - Arianne Hwa-Ing Ewing-Chow, piano:
Arianne Hwa-Ing Ewing-Chow is a piano teacher, examiner
with the Royal Conservatory of Music, performer, and founder
and organizer of Music with a Cause concerts.
These concerts have raised funds for the MS Society of Canada,
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Canada, The North York General
Hospital, The Crohns and Colitis Foundation of Canada,
and The Canadian Cancer Society.
Arianne received her Bachelor of Music from U of T, and
an Artist-Teacher diploma from the Glenn Gould Professional
School. Her former teachers include James Anagnoson,
Carol Birtch and Boyanna Toyich. She has performed
and attended international masterclasses in the Almalfi
Coast, Italy and Bad Bertrich, Germany where she studied
with Luiz de Moura Castro, Brian Ganz and John Perry. Arianne
is a member of the Toronto Heliconian Club, and the Ontario
Registered Music Teachers Association.
Artist - Michele Jacot, clarinet:
Jacot received her Bachelor of Music degree in Performance
at the University of Toronto and her Master of Music degree
at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. She has
performed in a variety of solo and chamber music recitals,
and has played with several Canadian orchestras. In addition
to her active orchestral and chamber music involvement,
a portion of her freelance career includes work on film
soundtracks and in musical theatre. Ms. Jacot has also been
a faculty member at several music festivals across Canada.
As well as teaching in her private studio, she is active
as a workshop and masterclass instructor.
What Is Project F?
Organized by Frank Horvat, Project F is a fundraising performance
that aspires to raise funds for a worthy cause in the community
while providing an evening of ecletic music. Click
here for highlights from the 2005 concert.
Founded in 1967, WWF-Canada has become one of the country's
leading conservation organizations with a mission to stop
the degradation of the planet's natural environment and
to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature,
by conserving the world's biological diversity; ensuring
that the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable;
promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption.