Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts

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Sun, Nov 4, 20182:30 pm
Doors open
Lobby Doors - 1:30pm House Doors - 2:00pm
Performance Hall
General Public $20-$28 - Faculty/Staff - $16-$24 - Students $10-$18
Faculty Artist Series DAN School
  •  Kornel Wolak ,Michael Bridge
    Kornel Wolak ,Michael Bridge
  • Michael Bridge
    Michael Bridge
  • Kornel Wolak
  • Michael Bridge , Kornel Wolak

Double-Double Duo

This concert by the Double-Double Duo replaces the previously listed concert by the Palenai Piano Duo which will be rescheduled in the 2019/20 season.
The Double-Double Duo features two musicians who are accomplished international performers on two instruments: Kornel Wolak (clarinet/piano) and Michael Bridge (accordions/piano).   The duo use comedy, virtuosity, and musical sensitivity to bring their broad repertoire to life.  Since 2011, they have toured in Poland, France, Ecuador, and across Canada, performing their all- original arrangements of classical showpieces, sensitive jazz ballades, and fiery folk music from around the globe.
As Dr. Kornel Wolak was recently appointed clarinet professor for the Dan School of Drama and Music, it is wonderful to get a chance to hear Kornel perform in Kingston so soon after this appointment.  Of Polish origin, Dr. Kornel is currently pioneering collaborative research in oral articulators with the department of Speech Language Pathology, University of Toronto. He is an internationally renowned soloist, teacher and touring chamber musician.
Originally from Alberta, Michael Bridge was named one of CBC’s “30 Hot Classical Musicians Under 30” in 2016, and is a winner of the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Emerging Artist Medal and the Canadian Digital Accordion Championships. Active in new music, he has over 30 world premieres to his credit. He is a graduate student in accordion performance at the University of Toronto studying with Joseph Macerollo.

*This is the third of six concerts on the DAN School's Faculty Artist Series and ticket purchasers might want to consider adding two or more concerts on this series to receive a subscription discount of 25%.*

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Please note that it is very easy for Queen’s University students to purchase student-prices tickets online using their student number.  All other students wishing to obtain the student discount must purchase tickets at the Box Office by phone (613-533-2424) or in person, week days between 12:30-4:30 pm.

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