Louise Bessette

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Over her 35 year career, Louise Bessette has gained renown for her performances and for her commitment to promoting contemporary music. In addition to many recordings as a soloist and with chamber ensembles and appearances worldwide with orchestras and at important festivals, Ms. Bessette regularly tours throughout America, Europe and Asia.

In 2016 Louise Bessette received 2 extraordinary honours: her eighth Opus Prize (the Quebec Junos) and a Doctor of Music, honoris causa, from Western University.



un piano autour du monde

Piano around the World

John Adams                             China Gates

Qigang Chen                            Instants d’un opéra de Pékin

Allain Gaussin             Tokyo-City

Philippe Hersant          Le carillon d’Orléans

Charles Ives                             The Alcotts (Sonata No. 2  “Concord, Mass., 1840-1860”)

André Mathieu            Été canadien

Percy Grainger                         In Dahomey

Jeffrey Ryan                             Mirari (or the 7 wonders)

Wim Statius Muller      Valse “Avila Beach”

Heitor Villa-Lobos       Bachianas Brasilieras No. 4, Prélude

Ernesto Lecuona          Suite Andalucia (Cordoba, Andalucia, Alhambra)

Claude Debussy           Estampes: La soirée dans Grenade

Bruno Mantovani         Italienne

Franz Liszt                              Les cloches de Rome

Modest Moussorgsky   La grande porte de Kiev (Pictures at an Exhibition)

Date(s) - 27/11/2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts

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Louise Bessette, piano

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(416) 366 - 7723

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