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Christina Petrowska-Quilico in Conversation with Ella Porett
February 10, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Christina Petrowska-Quilico CM FRSC is a an amazing & celebrated Canadian pianist. Engaging and versatile she has played with music luminaries the world over!
Barely four months after turning 14, she made her performance debut at The Town Hall in New York City! She is a Full Professor of Piano Performance and Musicology at York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She was awarded 4 Juno’s! and was appointed to the Order of Canada in 2020 “For her celebrated career as a classical and contemporary pianist and for championing Canadian music.” In 2021, she was named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
Quilico was married to brilliant baritone Louis Quilico, with whom she led a full & wonderful life In his memory, she created The Christina and Louis Quilico Award, which is administered by the Ontario Arts Foundation and held every two years under the auspices of the Canadian Opera Company.
We are thrilled to have her at Classi Lectures! Come hear her life and her playing while in Conversation with the charming Ella Porett, Founder of the North York Music and Performing Arts Festival and talented pianist