Presented by the Vancouver Chamber Music Society
Sonate pour violoncelle et piano en ré mineur, L. 135 – Claude Debussy
Trois pièces pour violoncelle et piano – Nadia Boulanger
Sonate posthume en la mineur, M. 12 – Maurice Ravel
Sonate pour violoncelle et piano, FP 143 – Francis Poulenc
Captivating audiences and critics alike, Cheng2 Duo distinguishes itself with its uncompromising musical integrity, undeniable chemistry, and unparalleled communication with its listeners. The Chinese-Canadian brother-and-sister duo is formed by Bryan Cheng and pianist Silvie Cheng.
Named one of CBC Music’s “30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30”, the dynamic Cheng2 Duo has been making music together for the past 17 years. With a wide-ranging repertoire from baroque to contemporary, from original arrangements inspired by folk music to newly commissioned works, the duo has presented engaging recitals in world-class concert halls and at top festivals across the globe. The duo’s recordings have been lauded by the press worldwide for their “phenomenal virtuosity”, “maturity and perfection”, “extremely imaginative and personal interpretation”, “taste, sure flair for phrasing and tonal beauty”.
Join the Vancouver Chamber Music Society for this beautiful program of French Impressionist works recorded at the Salle Bourgie du Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal from June 6 to June 12 for FREE!
About the Vancouver Chamber Music Society
The Vancouver Chamber Music Society brings the best of Canada to Anvil Centre’s audiences. VCMS delivers the Cheng2 Duo’s extraordinary performance free for a limited time. Support the Vancouver Chamber Music Society to appreciate the work the artists, society, and other arts workers have put into keeping music in everyone’s lives.
The Vancouver Chamber Music Society is the leading presenter in western Canada of high-calibre chamber music featuring world-renowned chamber ensembles, and solo and recital artists. Their program, steeped in the rich tradition of classical music, meets contemporary audiences in a familiar and straightforward way through the virtual concert.