School of the Arts, Media + Culture SAMC

2013/14 Events

Recital with Rebecca Wenham, cello, and Sarah Hagen, piano

Including works by Beethoven, Schumann, and Shostakovich

Cellist Rebecca Wenham has been described as a musical force of nature. She has performed across Canada, the United States, Mexico, Europe, Japan and Australia. As member of the Cecilia String Quartet from 2004 to 2010, she was silver medalist at the Osaka International Chamber Music Competition, winner of the first prize and the Melpomene prize at the Rutenberg Chamber Music Competition, winner of the commissioned prize at the Bordeaux International Quartet Competition, and a winner of the first prize and the Canadian commissioned prize at the 10th Banff International String Quartet Competition.

Pianist Sarah Hagen has been heard in concert halls and on the airwaves to critical acclaim throughout North America and Europe. Her interpretations have been described as “outstandingly inventive,” and performed with “infinite skill.” She is artistic director of numerous concert series in BC and also of Proʼject Sound, a performance project involving live piano with large-scale projected images. As first prize winner in the 2013 Bradshaw and Buono International Competition, Sarah was awarded the opportunity to perform solo at New York Cityʼs Carnegie Hall in May 2013.

Event at a Glance:

Date: Wednesday, Oct 9
Time: 4:00-5:15 pm
Place: Instrumental Hall, Music Building
More Info: shayna.leenstra@twu.ca

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