Montreal Chamber Orchestra's Domtar Discovery Series: Third concert of the 2013-2014 season featuring Nikolay Khozyainov,

Montreal Chamber Orchestra's Domtar Discovery Series: Third concert of the 
2013-2014 season featuring Nikolay Khozyainov, pianist, being held on Tuesday, 
March 4, 2014 
MONTREAL, March 3, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Domtar is proud to once again be the 
Montreal Chamber Orchestra's Season Partner for the 2013-2014 Discovery 
Concert Series. We invite classical music lovers of all ages to join us. 


    Date:       Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 8 p.m.
                 
    Venue:      Bourgie Concert Hall
                Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
                1339 Sherbrooke Street West
                Montreal, QC
                 
                Piano Concerto no. 5 in E-flat Major, op. 73 "The Emperor",
                fifth and last piano concerto by Beethoven, as well as the
    Featured:   world premiere of Excursion en Gaspésie composed by
                Canadian Chan Ka Nin in honour of the Orchestra's 40th
                anniversary.
                Soloist: Nikolay Khozyainov
                Conductor: Wanda Kaluzny

Also on the program: Symphony in D by J. C. Arriaga

About the soloist
The 3(rd) concert of the season features one of the most promising artists of 
his generation, pianist Nikolay Khozyainov. Winner of the 1(st) Prize at the 
Dublin International Piano Competition and 2(nd) Prize at the Sydney 
International Competition in 2012, his performance on March 4 marks his first 
Canadian appearance with the Montreal Chamber Orchestra.

About the conductor
Born in Montreal, Wanda Kaluzny started her musical studies with lessons in 
piano and organ. She began her conducting career at the age of 11 when she 
assumed the position of organist and choir director at the Holy Cross Parish 
in Montreal, a position she held for eight years. A year later at the age of 
twenty, she founded the Montreal Chamber Orchestra making her at the time, the 
youngest and only woman conductor of a professional Orchestra. Kaluzny's 
conducting studies include working with Stefan Stuligrosz in Poland and with 
Charles Bruck at the Pierre Monteux Memorial Foundation in the United States. 
She toured in Europe as Maestro Bruck's assistant and also guest conducted in 
North America and Europe. In April 1990, she was the first woman to guest 
conduct the Baden-Baden Symphony in Germany.

About the Montreal Chamber Orchestra
The Montreal Chamber Orchestra was founded in 1974 by its Artistic Director 
and Conductor, Wanda Kaluzny. Under her leadership the MCO has earned a 
reputation for excellence and has achieved international recognition: Korean 
tour including a television broadcast (1990-91); tour of Southeastern U.S.A. 
(Nov 1990); tour in California invited by Columbia Artist Management (Mar 
1992). The MCO was also honored to be the first Canadian Orchestra featured in 
two PBS programs produced by Vermont Public Television, which included the 
memorial concert entitled "Requiem for September 11". The Montreal Chamber 
Orchestra can be heard on the compact discs Suites for Strings and 
Cinématique.

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or to schedule interviews with the concert conductor and/or soloist,  
interested individuals and media can contact Mona Awad, MCO Executive  
Director, at 514-871-1224 or atinfo@mco-ocm.qc.ca 
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