Les AMIS Concerts presents:
Erika Crinó Solo Piano
The Loft Cinema
201 Division St. 2nd floor. Cobourg, ON, K9A 3P6
Sunday December 1, 2019 at 2:00 PM
TICKETS: $30 + fees
Italian pianist Erika Crinó is very active as a chamber musician and a soloist in Europe and North America.
Miss Crinó is regularly heard in several venues in Toronto, among which are Heliconian Hall, York University, Gallery 345. At CBC’s Glenn Gould Studio, she performed Bach’s Triple Concerto with pianists Dr. Robert Silverman and Dr. Brett Kingsbury with the Koffler Chamber Orchestra directed by Jacques Israelievitch. In the same concert hall, Erika premiered TREMA by Canadian composer Michael Pepa, with the Canadian Sinfonietta conducted by Volodymyr Syvokhip, and his Yakami Variations, with the Croatian Cantus Ensemble conducted by Ivan Josip Skender.
Erika has appeared in solo recitals at prestigious venues such as La Chapelle du Bon Pasteur in Montreal, the George Enescu Hall in Bucharest (Romania), the Lviv State Academy (Ukraine), Art Centre Guarnerius in Belgrade (Serbia), FUGA Budapest (Hungary), Centrum Muzyki `Gaia`in Krakow and at the International Chamber Music Festival `On the Hights` in Zakopane (Poland), Sala Tripcovich in Trieste, Istituto Mario Negri in Milano, and Palazzo Sacchetti and Teatro Marcello in Rome (Italy). In 2015, she collaborated with the Penderecki String Quartet in several performances in Canada (Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Society) and Croatia (Music Biennale Zagreb, International Festival of Contemporary Music). Her recent performance in Zagreb, at the invitation of the Canadian Embassy, to celebrate the Twentieth Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Canada and Croatia, was attended by the Croatian President Ivo Josipović.
Miss Crinó also appeared as guest soloist in Europe in several performances of Bach’s D Minor Concerto and Michael Pepa’s TREMA with the Lviv Virtuosi (Lviv, Ukraine) conducted by Irina Vakulina and in Bulgaria with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra of Bulgaria conducted by Raitcho Hristov. With the National Chamber Orchestra of Moldavia, Erika performed Michael Pepa’s Yakami Variations at THE DAYS OF NEW MUSIC International Festival, Edition XXV in Chisinau, Moldova, in 2016.
After obtaining the Diploma in Piano at the conservatory in her hometown of Trieste (Italy), and the Diploma in Chamber Music with the Trio di Trieste, Erika studied with Maestro Bruno Canino in Milan. Shortly after, she moved to Canada where she completed her Doctorate in Piano Performance with Dr. Robert Silverman at the University of British Columbia. Erika is currently on the faculty at the Kingsway Conservatory of Music in Toronto and is often invited as guest lecturer at the University of Toronto.