Friday, November 28, 2014. 8:00pm at the Isabel Bader Performing Arts Centre with a pre-concert talk at 7:15pm.
New Music Kingston is thrilled to be presenting the Kingston premiere of Breakthrough Artist of the Year (2012 Opus Awards), Vincent Lauzer, virtuoso recorder player from Montréal. A prize winner many times over, he was most recently awarded the Prix Guy-Soucie for best performance of a Québec work by Patrick Mathieu at the Prix d’Europe 2013… 2012, First Prize during the Stepping Stone of the Canada Music Competition and the Career Development Award from the Women’s Musical Club of Toronto … 2010, 1st prize in the first Mathieu-Duguay Early Music Competition held at the Lamèque International Baroque Music Festival … 1st Prize and the Audience Appreciation Prize in the 3rd Montreal International Recorder Competition … best Canadian Recorder Player Prize … Montreal Baroque Prize for Audaciousness and Musicality in the Galaxie-CBC Rising Stars Competition during the Montreal Baroque Festival in 2007. Vincent has performed with the series Clavecin en concert and with the ensembles Les Idées Heureuses, Arion, and La Bande Montréal Baroque. He is also a founding member of the ensemble Recordare, which was one of the five finalists in the Early Music America/Naxos Recording Competition. He has toured and recorded extensively with the recorder quintet Flûte Alors! His Kingston program will include performances on recorders of all sizes with the addition of electroacoustic material… you will be amazed! Vincent will also be presenting a workshop/demonstration on Saturday morning, November 29… more information to follow.