Saturday April 1 2023, 11:00 AM
Walter plays Chopin
Musique Royale welcomes you back to Cecilia’s Retreat in Mahone Bay to hear pianist Walter Delahunt, who in his hourlong program will interpret all of Chopin’s twenty-four preludes. The concert will be followed by a brunch reception, graciously organized by Barbara Butler and her fantastic team of volunteers.
About Walter Delahunt
Pianist Walter Delahunt is a Canadian citizen and an artist of broad and distinguished experience. His career has taken him throughout Europe, the Middle East, North America and Asia. His musicianship is characterised by tremendous technical command of the instrument, unique sound quality, ease in chamber music, solo playing and accompanying and by a power of communication which immediately involves the listener. He has played with some of the world’s greatest musicians, including Zara Nelsova, Gidon Kremer, Martha Argerich and the legendary violinist Ida Haendel, with whom he has played several times in Japan, Korea, Israel, the United States and Canada. He was professor at the Vienna Academy of Music between 1984 and 1997 and has recorded for Panton (Prague) and BMG Japan. A live recording of Dvorak chamber music, performed at the “Progetto Martha Argerich” in Lugano in June 2002 has been released on EMI Classics.