UNCG Campus Weekly

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Pianist Richard-Hamelin in concert, master class today (Nov. 8)

Guest artist Charles Richard-Hamelin will be in concert Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Building’s Recital Hall. He will also be teaching master classes Nov. 7-9 in the Music Hall’s Organ Building, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Hailing from Lanaudière, Québec, Richard-Hamelin has performed with a wide variety of groups. Ensemble appearances include the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Singapour Symphony Orchestra, Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic, Quebec Symphony Orchestra, OFUNAM (Mexico City), Orchestre Métropolitain, National Arts Center Orchestra, Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Violons du Roy, I Musici de Montréal, Sinfonia Varsovia and the Poznań Philharmonic.

A silver medalist at the International Chopin Piano Competition, Richard-Hamelin has received a variety of awards and recognition. He has won high prizes at the Montreal and Seoul international Music Competitions, and was recently awarded the Order of Arts and Letters of Quebec.

Admission to all events in this Ericourt Artist Residency are free. More information can be found at the School of Music’s website.

By Avery Campbell