Vera Alekseeva first studied violin at the Perm Music School in Perm Russia, then at Moscow Gnessin High State College and finally at the M. Glinka Nizhny Novgorod State Conservatory where she received a Diploma of Orchestra Artist...
Born in the Ukraine, Anna Antropova graduated with a Master's degree in Viola performance from Glinka State Conservatory of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. She started her professional career with the National Opera and Ballet Theatre...
Cellist Jonathan Tortolano studied with Elsa Hilger, attended the New England Conservatory of Music and has degrees from Oberlin College and the Cleveland Institute of Music. He also studied with William Pleeth and Janos Starker...
Host for the Opening Night
Eric Friesen’s name and voice are well known to radio listeners. A longtime radio personality who has been called one of the most gifted broadcasters in the industry, Eric has hosted many CBC flagship programs,including All in a Day,...