Global Sirens: A Free Concert at York University February 8
PIANIST CHRISTINA PETROWSKA QUILICO PLAYS
RARELY HEARD MUSIC BY WOMEN COMPOSERS
Pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico showcases rarely heard and forgotten music by women composers from around the world in a concert titled Global Sirens,
Thursday, February 8, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
at the Tribute Communities Recital Hall, 112 Accolade East Building, York University
(in front of the York University subway station).
Admission is free.
The concert is part of the Faculty Spotlight Series presented
by York University’s School of the Arts, Media,
Performance & Design, at which Quilico is a full professor.
The concert website is
For more information, call Judy Karacs at 416.736.2100 ext. 20054, or
Renowned for her interpretations of contemporary and unusual repertoire, as well as the classics, Quilico describes her recital as “only a fraction of the scope and breadth of works that have been rarely played or forgotten.” The music ranges from the mid 1900s to the present, featuring composers from Canada, the U.S, Russia, South Africa, Germany, Italy, Australia and France. Traditional, impressionist, 12-tone, minimalist, folk, ragtime and romantic treasures are reflected in a kaleidoscope of musical styles. There is a composition for left hand alone, a Wireless Rag by American composer Adaline Shepherd ((1883-1950), and quirky and edgy works. “From waltzes and rags, women show their
enormous strength and wealth of compositional creativity,” said Petrowska Quilico.
The concert is being recorded for an upcoming CD.
UPCOMING SOUTHAM CD LAUNCH: Later this season will see the release of
Soundspinning, Quilico’s latest CD in her series of the music of Ann Southam, on the
More information on Christina Petrowska Quilico and her recordings is available at
www.petrowskaquilico.com and www.christinapetrowskaquilico.com.
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Repertoire list available.
For further information, contact:
Linda Litwack or Amy Stewart Publicist
Linda Litwack Publicity York University AMPD
416-782-7837 416.736.2100 ext. 44044