October 12–14, 2016
Coffee 10am | Concert 10:30am
Vancouver Academy of Music
Colin Carr, cello
Thomas Sauer, piano
"Carr’s beautiful sound instantly drew the audience in. It was immediately apparent that this was no ordinary Bach playing, but an original and highly personal interpretation. The phrases melted into each other with an inevitable momentum…"
Colin Carr appears throughout the world as a soloist, chamber musician, recording artist, and teacher. He has played with major orchestras worldwide, including the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, The Philharmonia, Royal Philharmonic, BBC Symphony, the orchestras of Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, Montréal and all the major orchestras of Australia and New Zealand. Carr’s many awards include First Prize in the Naumburg Competition, the Gregor Piatigorsky Memorial Award, and Second Prize in the Rostropovich International Cello Competition.
Joined by American pianist Thomas Sauer, Carr will perform Bach’s Gamba Sonata in G major, Brahms’ Sonata in F major op 99, and British composer Thomas Adès’ Lieux Retrouvés, a Canadian premiere.