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Sunday December 15 2019 at 3 pm
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Music for Piano and Winds

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Igor Stravinsky
Suite from “Pulcinella” for Bassoon and Piano (arranged by Fraser Jackson)

Sinfonia - Serenata - Toccata - Gavotta con due variazioni - Finale

W.A. Mozart Quintet in E-flat major for Piano and Winds, K.452

Largo – Allegro moderato - Larghetto – Allegretto

Intermission

Francis Poulenc Sextet for Piano and Winds, Op.100

Allegro vivace - Divertissement - Finale

Living in Toronto since 2011, Monique de Margerie is a collaborative pianist specializing in chamber music repertoire. She has worked as a collaborative pianist and piano teacher at Laval University, Quebec, at the Conservatoire Américain Koenig, Paris, and the Hochschule für Musik in Freiburg, Germany. After completing solo performance degrees at the Montreal Conservatory and the Hochschule für Musik in Munich, Monique combined her passion for history, culture, travel and music, living in Germany and France for 20 years and performing throughout Europe as well as India, Japan, Cambodia, and China. Whether playing, teaching or adjudicating, at home or abroad, in schools, in concert halls and recording studios, Monique’s playing is always defined by its passion, its generosity and its warmth. Monique is a dedicated piano teacher bringing her more than 30 years of experience to her very active and successful Toronto studio and to her appearances at the Cammac Music Festival in Quebec every summer. She is grateful to her own teachers: the late Sœur Irene Ducharme, Anisia Campos, Gitti Pirner, Monique Deschaussées, and Eke Mendez.

Fraser Jackson has been a member of the bassoon section of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra since 1990. He has performed with such orchestras as the New York Philharmonic and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and is a regular guest of the National Arts Centre Orchestra. As a chamber musician, he co-founded two groups, The Caliban Quartet and Musica Franca which recorded five CD’s and continue to reach new listeners in obscure corners of the world. He is also active bringing music to schools as a founding member of the TSO Woodwind Trio. As an arranger, Fraser has over 80 pieces to his credit and a handful are even published commercially. Fraser has music degrees from the Eastman School of Music and the University of Southern California and teaches each summer at the Cammac Festival in Quebec and the Interprovincial Music Camp near Parry Sound. He enjoys home renovating, cooking, coffee and crosswords.

Born and raised in Richmond Hill, Hugo Lee joined the Toronto Symphony Orchestra as Second Oboe in 2018. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from The Juilliard School, where he studied with Elaine Douvas. Hugo began taking oboe lessons at age 10 and later continued his studies under TSO Associate Principal Oboe Keith Atkinson. He has appeared as a soloist with the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, the Juilliard Orchestra, and the New Juilliard Ensemble. He has also performed as a chamber musician with cellist Cameron Crozman and pianist Philip Chiu, embarking on a critically-acclaimed 13-concert tour across Eastern Canada sponsored by Jeunesses Musicales du Canada. In the summers, Hugo teaches at the Interprovincial Music Camp. Outside of music, Hugo enjoys computer programming, and drinking lots of coffee.

Eric Abramovitz joined the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in 2018 as Associate Principal and E-flat Clarinet, and was previously a member of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra. Eric was named the Vandoren Emerging Artist of the year in 2017, and a CBC Next! artist in 2013. A first prize winner at the OSM Standard Life Competition in 2011, Eric has been featured as a soloist with numerous orchestras including the McGill and USC Symphonies, l’Orchestre symphonique de Québec, and the National Arts Centre Orchestra. A Montreal native, Eric obtained his Bachelor’s Degree at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music, and pursued graduate studies at the University of Southern California. In his free time, Eric enjoys eating, spending time with his family and cats, shooting pool, playing hockey, and cheering for the Montreal Canadiens.

Christopher Gongos has been a member of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra since 1998. Before coming to Toronto, Chris held positions with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, and the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. He is also a dedicated teacher, with studios at The Glenn Gould School of The Royal Conservatory and at the University of Toronto. Many of his students have gone on to study at North America’s most prestigious music schools and have embarked on careers as professional musicians. Originally from Edmonton, Alberta, Chris received his formal education at the University of Alberta and McGill University. He also trained as a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Canada and a Fellow at the Tanglewood Institute. Christopher Gongos is proud to be a Yamaha Performing Artist.

Leonie Wall joined the Toronto Symphony Orchestra as second flutist in September 2004. Winner of the 2004 New York Flute Club Competition, she was a student of Timothy Hutchins at McGill University, and Jeanne Baxtresser at the New England Conservatory of Music. Leonie began her career as principal flute with L'Orchestre des Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, and later toured as principal flute with Les Violons du Roy. She has also been principal flute of the Toronto-based chamber orchestra g27 (group of 27), and an invited artist at the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival, the Niagara International Chamber Music Festival, Les Concerts des Iles du Bic, and the Festival Classique des Hautes-Laurentides. Leonie teaches at the Cammac family music camp near Montreal in the summers. She has been very active with the TSO's education programs and is committed to bringing classical music into Toronto’s classrooms. She has performed many shows for students with the TSO Woodwind Trio and participated yearly in the TSO's highly popular Adopt-A-Player program

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