Cowichan Performing Arts Centre presents

Morning Musicale - Season Opening Performance

Morning Musicale - The Bergmann Piano Duo perform a PianOpera Duet

The Bergmann Piano Duo open the fifth season of Morning Musicale with a duet performance featuring favourite opera scores. From Mozart's Magic Flute to Rossini's Barber of Seville and Liszt's virtuosic fantasy from Bellini's Sonnambula, this inspiring operatic journey is the perfect way to kick-off the season.

Morning Musicale is a favourite for classical music lovers offering onstage seating, pre-concert chats and a table of treats. Hosts Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann feature world-class guest musicians delivering an intimate, personal musical experience.

About The Bergman Piano Duo

“Always adventurous, the married couple combines virtuosic dedication with the instincts of professional entertainers who love their music.” Showtime Magazine

The Bergmann Piano Duo’s dynamic and energetic performances of uniquely eclectic programmes have inspired audiences for more than two decades. Their recitals and concerts with orchestra have taken them to many parts of the world from the United States to Italy, Germany, Holland, Greece and Canada. The duo has appeared at international festivals including: The San Francisco International Music Festival, MusicFest Vancouver, the celebrated Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, the Banff Arts Festival, the Royal Bank Calgary International Organ Festival and Competition, the International Two Piano Symposium and Schubertiade, Miami, the Tage für Neue Musik, Darmstadt, the Braunschweiger Kammermusik Podium and at EXPO 2000 in Hannover.

The duo studied with Arie Vardi at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hannover, Germany and with Jean-Eudes Vaillancourt at the Université de Montréal. They received first prize at the International Chamber Music Competition in Caltanissetta, Italy, and were Laureates of the 4th Murray Dranoff International Two Piano Competition.

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