CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF MISSISSAUGA presents
HEAT! (Or, The Sexiest Songs of Classical Music) with GUY FEW, piano
Date: Sat. Jan. 28, 2023, 8 pm
Cost: Pay What You Can Event
Location: Erin Mills United Church – 3010 The Collegeway, Mississauga
Generously Supported by the Trillium Foundation, The City of Mississauga and Steinway.
Julie Nesrallah and Guy Few are finally together! These two treasured Canadian personalities explore the facets of HEAT in a recital showcasing their engaging personalities, expressiveness and fearless interpretations.
Julie is the host of Tempo on CBC Music and the executive producer and star of Carmen on Tap. She has been the recipient of several distinguished awards including the Canada Council for the Arts Emerging Artist Award and Mid-Career Grant, and the Queen!s Diamond JubileeMedal for her cultural contribution to Canada!s performing arts.
Guy holds a Fellowship from Trinity College, London, England, and teaches at Wilfrid Laurier University. His honours include CAPACOA Touring Artist of the Year, Just Plain Folks Music Award (Bacchanale/TCO/Mallon/MSR) and Juno finalist (Canadian Concerto Project/g27/Eric Paetkau/MSR).
Join Julie and Guy on their journey with composers De Falla, Debussy, Hahn, Cilea, Albéniz, Montsalvatge, and Bizet.
Come into the HEAT.
Julie Nesrallah – Mezzo Soprano
The dazzling Julie Nesrallah performs for leading opera companies, symphonies, festivals and chamber music ensembles across Canada and around the world. Miss Nesrallah sang God Save the Queen for Will and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, for Canada Day festivities on Parliament Hill in a performance that was viewed by millions. She also sang for An Evening for Peace for Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan in Montreal. Miss Nesrallah is the host of Tempo on CBC Music and is also the executive producer and star of Carmen on Tap which performs Georges Bizet’s Carmen as dinner theatre. Miss Nesrallah has been the recipient of several distinguished awards including the Canada Council for the Arts Emerging Artist Award & Mid-Career Grant, and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for her cultural contribution to Canada’s performing arts.
Guy Few – Piano
Guy Few’s instrumental versatility and fearless interpretations have been noted by the international press, “Outrageous…simply phenomenal” (Le Devoir, Montreal) and “sheer brilliance” (L.A. Times). He has performed with many Canadian and US orchestras as both trumpet and piano soloist, remains a committed chamber artist in
ensembles Few Mara duo, Spirit 20, Few and Fewer, Sounding Thunder, Project Aria and HEAT, and has been a guest at many festivals including The Festival of the Sound, Tanglewood, Takefu International Music Festival, Oregon Bach Festival, Stratford Summer Music, Elora Festival and Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival. A prolific recording artist, Guy has released CDs on numerous labels including S.N.E., Arsis Classics, CBC SM5000, Naxos, Hänssler Classics, MSR Classics and Centrediscs labels. Recording honours include JUNO finalist (CCP/g27/Paetkau/MSR) and Best Classical Orchestral Album from Just Plain Folks Music Awards (Bacchanale/TCO/ Kevin Mallon/ MSR). Guy has appeared on CBC-TV, CTV, BRAVO, TV5 and European television broadcasts and is heard regularly on CBC Radio, SiriusXM and NPR. Guy is a sessional lecturer at Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario, where he teaches trumpet and coaches chamber music. He is a gold medal
graduate of WLU and holds a Fellowship Diploma from Trinity College, London, England.