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Cowichan Performing Arts Centre presents Noteworthy Concerts Classical Music Series

Noteworthy Concerts: From Paris to New York…and Hollywood




Noteworthy Concerts are back with engaging hosts Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann.

A mainstay on the concert calendar for many seasons, the return of The Bergmann Piano Duo will once again offer classical music lovers the opportunity to hear and appreciate world-renowned musicians in an intimate setting with on-stage seating.

From Paris to New York…and Hollywood is the first of the season’s concerts. Elizabeth and Marcel invite you on a musical journey to Paris of the late 19th century, then across the Atlantic to New York and finally Hollywood. Enjoy selections from George Bizet’s delightful suite Jeux d’enfants, Claude Debussy’s symphonic fragment for piano four hands, plus some brand new arrangements of George Gershwin’s beloved music from Porgy and Bess and excerpts of Jerome Moross iconic film score for the 1958 Western/Hollywood movie The Big Country.

The Noteworthy concert experience allows the audience a rare opportunity to interact with professional musicians and artists. Discussions on composers, instruments and musical career paths are not uncommon.  Take in this Monday morning wake up to start the week off on a high note.

The Bergmann Piano Duo’s dynamic and energetic performances of uniquely eclectic programmes have inspired audiences worldwide. Their recitals and concerts with orchestras have taken them on tours to North America and Europe, including appearances at many International Festivals.