Stéphane Tétreault and Jean-Philippe Sylvestre at CENTRE CULTUREL ST-JOHN

April 21 2024 15:00

593, rue Shefford, Bromont

450 534-2021 poste 5201

Stéphane Tétreault

Holder of countless awards and distinctions, Stéphane Tétreault is the recipient of the 2019 Virginia Parker Prize from the Canada Council for the Arts. He is also the winner of the 2022 Opus Prize for “Performer of the Year”, awarded by the Conseil québécois de la musique and accompanied by a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts.

In 2016, he made his debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Nézet-Séguin, and he performed at the prestigious Gstaad Menuhin Festival in Switzerland. During the 2017-18 season, he took part in the first European tour of the Orchester Métropolitain with Maestro Nézet-Séguin and made his debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Stéphane plays on the Stradivarius cello “Countess of Stainlein, Ex-Paganini” from 1707, which was generously lent to him by Madame Sophie Desmarais.

Jean-Philippe Sylvestre

Renowned for his dazzling technique and his great imagination, Jean-Philippe Sylvestre is described as a piano poet by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Both here and internationally, the artist from Sainte-Julie, Quebec, has often been recognized by receiving the Virginia Parker Prize, the highest distinction awarded by the Canada Council for the Arts, the first prize and the prize of the public of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra Competition, first prize, several times, at the Canadian Music Competition and several others.

Jean-Philippe Sylvestre has performed on the most prestigious world stages: Berlin Philharmonie, Musikverein (Vienna), Salle Gaveau (Paris), Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Kings place (London), Palais des Beaux Arts (Brussels), Salle Oriol Martorell (Barcelona), Teatro Mayor (Colombia), Theatro Municipal and Teatro B32 (Brazil), Récital Hall (Sydney), Maison symphonique, Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier and Salle Bourgie (Montreal), Glenn Gould Studio and George Weston Hall ( Toronto), National Arts Center (Ottawa) and several others.

He has recorded several discs including one as soloist with the London Symphony Orchestra on the CHANDOS label. His records have been nominated for the JUNOS and ADISQ awards gala. He has collaborated with chefs Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Jacques Lacombe, Christian Schulz, Richard Bradshaw, Alain Trudel, Boris Brott, Simon Streatfeild, Fabien Gabel and Rolf Bertsch.

Jean-Philippe Sylvestre began his musical studies at the age of four. He holds a laureate from the Vincent-d’Indy School of Music and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Montreal with Marc Durand. He continued his studies with John Perry and obtained an “Artist Diploma” from the Glenn Gould School in Toronto. After several years of improvement in Italy and Germany with Louis Lortie, he continued his expertise with masters Michel Dalberto and Jacques Rouvier and Jerome Lowenthal.

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