Young Artists Program: Chamber Concert Series

2017 YAP Senior Student Concert II

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© Fred Cattroll

Enjoy the second of two public concerts showcasing the 2017 Senior students participating in the NAC’s internationally acclaimed Young Artists Program.

Chamber ensembles will feature a mixture of piano, strings, woodwinds and voice. Hear works by Schubert, Brahms, W. A. Mozart and R. Strauss played by trios, quartets, quintets and sextets.

(In order to present all of this year’s ensembles, the two evening’s concerts will have different concert programs. The first concert will feature different students and ensembles, and will take place on June 22nd.)


PROGRAM (subject to change):

BUTTERWORTH Love Blows As the Wind Blows

I. In the Year That's Come and Gone

II. Life in Her Creaking Shoes

III. Fill a Glass with Golden Wine

IV. On the Way to Kew

  • Paul Winkelmans, baritone (Canada)
  • *Terri Croft, violin (Canada)
  • *Katya Poplyansky, violin (Canada)
  • *Kendra James, viola(Canada)
  • *Bryan Lu, cello (Canada)


HARBISON Quintet for Winds

I. Intrada

II. Intermezzo

III. Romanza

IV. Scherzo

V. Finale

  • Stephanie Morin, flute (Canada)
  • Michelle Feng, oboe (Canada)
  • Ludovik Lesage-Hinse, clarinet (Canada)
  • Molly Wreakes, horn (Canada)
  • Yu-Ping Wang, bassoon (Taiwan)


DVOŘÁK String Quintet No. 2 in G major, Op. 77

I. Allegro con fuoco

II. Scherzo, Allegro vivace

  • Bridget O’Donnell, violin(Australia)
  • Kathryn Chamberlain, violin (U.S.A.)
  • Zhen Huang, viola(China)
  • Jasmine Pai, cello (U.S.A.)
  • Hayden Joyce, double bass (U.S.A.)




W. A. MOZART Flute Quartet No. 1 in D major, K. 285

I. Allegro

II. Agagio

III. Rondeau: Allegro

  • Stephanie Morin, flute (Canada)
  • *Terri Croft, violin (Canada)
  • *Kendra James, viola(Canada)
  • *Bryan Lu, cello (Canada)


R. STRAUSS Amor, Op. 68

  • Susan Elizabeth, soprano (Canada)
  • *Frédéric Lacroix, piano (Canada)


PREVIN Shelter

  • Susan Elizabeth, soprano (Canada)
  • *Bryan Lu, cello (Canada)
  • *Frédéric Lacroix, piano (Canada)


SCHUBERT String Quartet No. 14 in D minor “Death and the Maiden”

I. Allegro

II. Andante con moto

  • Ari Boutris, violin (U.S.A.)
  • Vivian Kukiel, violin (Canada)
  • Lynn Sue-A-Quan, viola (Canada)
  • Mairéad Flory, cello (U.S.A.)


BRAHMS String Sextet No. 1 in B-flat major, Op. 18

I. Allegro ma non troppo

IV. Andante, ma moderato

  • HyunJae Hannah Lim, violin (Republic of Korea)
  • Eliane Menzel, violin (Germany)
  • Jacob van der Sloot, viola (Canada)
  • Weilan Li, viola (China)
  • Edward Luengo, cello (U.S.A.)
  • Drake Driscoll, cello (U.S.A.)


*Young Artists Program 2017 Resident ensemble member.


The NAC’s Young Artists Program, founded by Pinchas Zukerman in 1999 and now in its 19th edition, offers outstanding private instruction and chamber music coaching with additional career-related sessions and mentoring as well as performance opportunities including public chamber music concerts, public masterclasses, closed works-in-progress sessions and recitals.

The Young Artists Program is made possible through the wonderful generosity of individual donors and corporations, the NAC’s National Youth and Education Trust and its Lead Partner CIBC. We would also like to thank Honorary Patron Sara Vered.

The Young Artists Program is grateful to the University of Ottawa, School of Music for its support in providing excellent facilities and services.

© Fred Cattroll