Updated Schedule

Brian returns to Spoleto, Italy this summer to perform with Claudia Warburg and Niccolo Muti, violin; Robert Dan, viola; and Evan Mitchell, piano. Highlights include Mendelssohn String Quartet Op. 13, Barber Cello Sonata Op. 6, Beethoven String Quartet Op. 95, Ravel Sonata for Violin and Cello, and Brahms Piano Quintet Op. 34. In the fall, he will be performing the Schubert Quintet for Strings as a guest with the Emily Carr String Quartet. Next spring, he makes his concerto debut with the Victoria Symphony performing the soulful Schumann Cello Concerto.

Catch Brian’s performance on CBC Radio 2 this Sunday, February 17!

Brian is being featured as one of CBC Music’s Next! artists for 2013, which is a series that presents eight rising Canadian stars in classical music, recorded for broadcast on CBC Radio 2’s In Concert. The broadcast on Sunday, February 17 will include music by Haydn, Poulenc, Martinu and Vincent Ho. In case you miss it, you can check out Brian’s performance here.

Dates announced for the E-Gré Winner’s Tour

Brian is performing a 10-concert Canadian tour from November 4 to November 25, 2012 as first-prize winner of the 35th Eckhardt-Gramatté (E-Gré) National Music Competition. He will be joined by pianist Eliza Ching of Houston, TX. Check out the schedule.

Each concert will feature the 2012 commissioned work—String Theory by John Burge. Other works to be performed are by Elizabeth Raum, Francis Poulenc, Vincent Ho, and Gary Kulesha.