ARTS WHISTLER LIVE!
Bohemian Rhapsody for TWO Pianos
with the Bergmann Piano Duo and the Sea to Sky String Orchestra
The Bergmann Duo is joined by the Sea to Sky String Orchestra in a concert presenting Marcel Bergmann’s arrangement of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody for two pianos and strings. Their diverse program also includes some iconic pieces by Pink Floyd as well as Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, works by Johannes Brahms, Sergei Rachamaninoff, Astor Piazzolla and Dave Brubeck.
- Date: Saturday, Feb 29 2020
- Times: 7:00pm | Theatre Doors & Bar open
8:00pm | SHOWTIME
- Price: $15/advanced | $20/day of show
- Venue: Maury Young Arts Centre (Get directions)
- Age restrictions: All ages
- Additional information: Cash bar
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(Image credit: Matt Jacques Photography)
ABOUT THE PERFORMERS:
This dynamic and energetic performance of eclectic numbers will include the Bergmann Duo’s own arrangements and compositions as well as timeless classics that have inspired audiences internationally. The Bergmann Piano Duo have performed in concert and with orchestras in: Canada, the USA, Italy, Germany, The Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, France, Macedonia, Greece and China and now with our very own Sea to Sky Orchestra!
The Bergmann Piano Duo
The Bergmann Piano Duo are described as artists who present “razzle-dazzle” and “electrifyingly rendered” recitals (The Vancouver Sun) and have touched and inspired audiences with their uniquely eclectic programmes for more than two decades.
Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann are “…always adventurous, the married couple combines virtuosic dedication with the instincts of professional entertainers who love their music.” Showtime Magazine
As international prize winners, including the Dranoff International Two Piano Competition and Provincia di Caltanisetta International Chamber Music Competition, they have performed in recital and with orchestras across North America and Europe including several appearances at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam.
The duo studied with Arie Vardi at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Hannover and with Jean-Eudes Vaillancourt at the Université de Montréal. Elizabeth is Artistic Director of Concerts at the Langley Community Music School and both are Artistic Directors of White Rock Concerts. Find out more.
Sea to Sky String Orchestra
Bringing Classical Music to the Sea to Sky. Find out more.