Modern Touches: Debussy, Descarries, Louie

ARTIST

Gabrielle Gagnon-Picard, piano

Gabrielle Gagnon-Picard invites you to discover Canadian repertoire in a new concert for solo piano. Revel in her sensitive interpretation and soak up the creative power of works by Impressionist and contemporary composers from the last 100 years. Alongside the music of Debussy, this unique and audacious recital showcases the richness of works by Auguste Descarries and the ever-active Alexina Louie.

 

PLANNED TOUR PERIOD
March 16 to April 29, 2025

 

A FIRST LOOK AT THE REPERTOIRE*

Auguste DESCARRIES (1896-1958)
Au gré de l’onde LISTEN

Alexina LOUIE (born 1949)
Scenes from a jade terrace: Warrior LISTEN

 

 

BIOGRAPHY

Gabrielle Gagnon-Picard, piano
Gabrielle Gagnon-Picard, a rising star in contemporary classical music in Canada, has recently completed her studies at the Conservatoire de Musique de Montréal, specializing in piano performance. Under the guidance of the renowned contemporary music specialist, Louise Bessette, Gabrielle earned a Diplôme de Perfectionnement in 2022 and a Master of Music in 2021. Prior to her time in Montreal, she achieved a Bachelor of Music with distinction from the University of Alberta in 2019, studying with Dr. Jacques Despres In 2022, Gabrielle won second place in the Eckhardt-Gramatte National Music Competition. In the same year, she was the only Canadian pianist selected to perform at the prestigious Orleans International Competition.

She has been a guest artist in concert series throughout the country, including the ECM+ (Ensemble Contemporain de Montréal) concert series, the Vivier Interuniversity series, and the Edmonton Chamber Music Society (ECMS). Her notable achievements also include receiving the annual Auguste Descarries Award in 2022, an AIDA scholarship from the JM Canada Foundation, an Excellence Prize from the Conservatoire de Montréal in 2020, and the Edmonton Chamber Music Society Scholarship in 2016.

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*JM Canada reserves the right to modify the repertoire without prior notice.

 

 

Concert dates

March 16, 2025 at 01:30PM
Centre Marcel-Dulude Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville (QC)

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March 18, 2025 at 07:30PM
Théâtre du Cuivre Rouyn-Noranda (QC)

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April 3, 2025 at 07:00PM
Salle Joseph-Rouleau Montréal (QC)

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April 6, 2025 at 11:00AM
Maison Lachaîne Sainte-Thérèse (QC)

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April 10, 2025 at 07:00PM

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April 12, 2025 at 07:30PM
Théatre L.E.R Dalhousie (NB)

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April 16, 2025 at 07:00PM

| Bilingual
April 24, 2025 at 07:00PM

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April 26, 2025 at 07:30PM
L'Anglicane Lévis (QC)

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April 27, 2025 at 02:00PM
Centre culturel Mont-Jacob Jonquière (QC)

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