Christian Paquette, flute
Hui-Chuan Chen, piano
Noelle McMurtry, soprano
Joshua Scheid, baritone

Enjoy an afternoon of world-class art and music-making at the BMA with Christian Paquette, one of The Peabody Institute’s top talents and winner of the 2019 Yale Gordon Competition. With recent engagements including the Ottawa and National Arts Centre symphonies, he will astonish with a vibrant display of artistry and virtuosity.

FREE; GENERAL SEATING

Venue: Baltimore Museum of Art

This concert is underwritten by The Peggy & Yale Gordon Trust.

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    Christian Paquette

    Canadian flutist Christian Paquette is currently studying with Marina Piccinini in the Graduate Performance Diploma program at the Peabody Institute of the John Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA.  He has also worked in flute repairs with Adam Workman, founder of Flutistry Boston.  He has frequently performed back in his hometown of Ottawa, Canada with the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra, the National Arts Centre Orchestra and the Thirteen Strings Ensemble.  He was also the President of the Ottawa Flute Association from 2015 to 2017. Notable performances include appearances in the Music and Beyond Festival, recitals at the National Arts Centre Fourth Stage, Concerto performances with the University of Ottawa Symphony Orchestra (Ibert and Nielsen), and with the Ottawa Chamber Orchestra (Rodrigo).Christian is the recipient of numerous competition awards, such as a first prize at the Yale Gordon Competition, Canadian Music Competition, the National Music Festival, the NACO Bursary Competition and many others.  Christian has also studied with Paula Robison, Denis Bluteau, and Camille Churchfield.

    Alan Woo

                     

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Allegro assai from Violin Sonata No. 3 in C major, BWV 1005

Toshio Hosokawa (b. 1955)

Lied for Flute and Piano

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Introduction and Variations on "Trockne Blumen" for Flute and Piano, D. 802

Kyle Puebla Dubin (b. 1994)

Haven for Flute, Soprano, and Baritone

Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979)

Viola Sonata (arr. C. Paquette)

Pablo de Sarasate (1844-1908)

Carmen Fantasy (arr. C. Paquette)

Program Subject to Change Without Notice