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Alvin Tran & Anna Vavilova, violin/piano duo
Sat, 6 May 2017, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM PDT
Alvin Tran, violin & Anna Vavilova, piano
Saturday, May 6th 7PM at:
World of Music and Arts,
6160 London Road, Richmond, BC
TICKETS: $20, $15 (students & seniors)
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L. van Beethoven, Violin Sonata No. 5 in F Major "Spring Sonata"
P.I Tchaikovsky, "Souvenir d'un lieu cher" for violin and piano, Op.42
G.Gershwin, "Summertime" and other song arrangements for violin and piano
A native of Vancouver, Canadian violinist Alvin Tran is an active performer throughout North America. Comfortable performing solo, orchestral, and chamber music, Alvin is eager to bring music of all kinds to audiences around the world. He is a former member of the Boise Philharmonic and plays as an extra musician with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.A passionate chamber musician, Alvin has been a member of the former Ezra String Quartet, in residence at Boise State University, and is a founding member and violist of the Crimson String Quartet (CSQ). The CSQ were finalists in the Jeunesses Musicales “2012 Concerts for the Grand Public Tour” competition. They released their debut album Crimson Sunrise in 2012 and have recently released their first music video funded exclusively through crowdsourcing.
At the concert Alvin Tran is sharing the stage with internationally renown and celebrated pianist Anna Vavilova. Ms. Vavilova has taken masterclasses from world renowned musicians: V. Monastyrski (Israel), Aquiles Delle Vigne (Argentina), Martha Noguera (Argentina) and attended piano summer festivals in US, France and Russia. Anna appeared with Vancouver Island Symphony and was a finalist at Pacific Spotlight Competition on CBC Radio Two, and has been awarded Vancouver Foundation Scholarship (2005) and BC Arts Council Scholarship (2006).