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LIVE in Your Living Room: From Bach to Piazzolla [YouTube Live]
Friday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m.–8:45 p.m.Free
Join us on YouTube Live here.
WVML is known for its lively Friday Night Concert series thanks to a generous bequest from the estate of Robert Leslie Welsh. We’re so excited to continue sharing music with our patrons virtually — LIVE from your living room!
Accordionist Jelena Milojević and the Bergmann Duo (pianists Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann) celebrate the centenary of iconic tango composer Astor Piazzolla. The evening’s program will present works arranged by Marcel Bergmann, highlighting the influence Bach had on Piazzolla’s tango compositions.
Jelena Milojević is one of the foremost accordion performers of today. She studied in Croatia and Serbia and is the winner of some of the most prestigious international accordion competitions. Jelena is the Artistic Director of the World Accordion and Tango Festival in Victoria, is a frequent adjudicator at international accordion competitions, and teaches accordion at the University of Victoria. Watch Jelena perform for CBC here.
The internationally recognized Bergmann Piano Duo have been recognized as “having keyboard skills of the first order with impeccable musicianship” (The Calgary Herald) and have recorded numerous CDs for the Arktos, Koch International, Brilliant Classics, Naxos and ARS labels. In addition to their performing careers, they enjoy teaching, acting as Directors at the Langley Community Music School and serving as lecturers and jury members of International competitions. Watch the Bergmann Duo perform American Stories for Two Pianos here.
How to watch: Join us on YouTube Live here (you don’t need a YouTube account to watch).
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