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Chugunov Joins TBSO for Classical Plus Series


Thunder Bay, ONTARIO ---- October 18, 2014  ---– Dr. Evgeny Chugunov, a Lecturer at the Department of Music of Lakehead University, joins the Dr. Evgeny ChugunovThunder Bay Symphony Orchestra to showcase his talents as a concert pianist performing Francis Poulenc’s Aubade; concerto choréographique, in the opening Classical Plus concert on October 29, at 8pm at Hilldale Lutheran Church.

Timeless tales and classical symphonies intertwine in this season’s Classical Plus series. Journey with the TBSO to discover what awaits in the musical landscape of fantasy and imagination. The serene atmosphere provides a brilliant and intimate backdrop to the unexpected alongside audience favourites. Classical Plus showcases the talents of TBSO musicians and other classically trained musicians in Thunder Bay.

Classical Plus 1
Schubert’s Symphony No. 5
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 / 8PM
Hilldale Lutheran Church    Program:
Morawetz: Overture to a Fairytale
Poulenc: Aubade; concerto choréographique
Haas: Dream
Schubert: Symphony No. 5

About Evgeny Chugunov
Dr. Evgeny Chugunov has a Ph.D. in Piano Performance (University of Montreal), where he studied with Marc Durand, and a Ph.D. in Music Education (Moscow State Pedagogical University). He is currently a Lecturer at the Department of Music of Lakehead University. Before coming to Canada, he worked as a Lecturer in Methodology and Psychology of Music Education at the Music Faculty of Moscow State Pedagogical University. Upon arrival and the outset of his doctoral studies, he taught Piano Performance at the Faculty of Music of the University of Montreal and at the McGill Conservatory of Music.

Dr. Chugunov regularly performs as a concert pianist, both as a soloist and collaborator and choir conductor with different programs in the U.S., Canada, Russia, and Switzerland.  He has performed throughout the world including Carnegie Weill Recital Hall (New York, 2010), Pollack Hall and Redpath Hall (McGill University, Montreal, 2009, 2006), Salle Claude Champagne (Université de Montréal, 2002-2008), Rachmaninoff Hall of Moscow Conservatory (Russia, 1998), Chapelle Historique du Bon-Pasteur (Montreal, 2010), Live Radio Lac Recital Hall (Geneva, Switzerland, 2000). A sensitive artist and a critically acclaimed pianist he possesses a rare musicality, which unmistakably charms his audiences around the world.

About the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra
The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra is the only professional symphony orchestra in Northwestern Ontario. For over 50 seasons, the TBSO continues to entertain and enrich the lives of Northwestern Ontario residents with thrilling concerts, outreach performances, regional touring, educational programs and concerts, and recordings of both classical and popular music. Explore to learn more!

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