Lore’s Blog

August 31, 2016 As summer nears its end and we look forward to fall activities I am very much looking forward to the routines that come with the fall and the start of the teaching and concert schedule.   After a great summer or experiencing outstanding concerts at the Verbier festival in Switzerland and the Mozart......
May 21, 2016 October 18, 2015  – The season began with great excitement as the Dover Quartet, 2013 winners of the Banff International String Quartet Competition along with the 2011 Honen’s Piano Competition Pavel Kolesnikov took to the stage. Since then this amazing quartet has won the prestigious Cleveland Quartet award AND the 2015 Hunt......
April 28, 2016 Today is the day that James Ehnes embarks on his cross Canada concert tour to celebrate his 40th Birthday.  The inaugural concert will be presented as part of the Ottawa Chamber Music concert series and between now and November 5 he will visit every province and territory in Canada with his family. ......
April 20, 2016 I am still feeling the incredible exhilaration from having had to opportunity to host Angela Cheng for her performance at the piano for the Cecilian Chamber Series on Sunday. To be in the presence of someone who has such great passion for her work and a desire to share her love of music is such......
April 17, 2016 So it’s time to write a blog – or so I am told! I thought it would be appropriate to start by giving you a bit of background on the organic beginning of the Cecilian Chamber Series in Regina, Saskatchewan. A handful of dedicated people, Dennis Weist, Corinne Groff, Garry and Lily......