Nov. 2, 2016
8:30 – 11pm – Steinman Hall
“The dancing is beguiling: lusty and luscious where appropriate, elsewhere as light, calm and carefree as the early spring breeze.” –The Village Voice
Sébastien Lépine has successfully carried out various projects and released several recordings, garnering high praise from critics and audiences alike. The cellist has also given numerous performances all across Canada, the United States, Mexico, Italy, and France. In addition, many prestigious orchestras have invited him to guest as a soloist, including the Orchestre symphonique de Trois-Rivières, the Camerata Orquesta of Bellas Artes of Mexico, the Chihuahua Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre de la Francophonie, the Appassionata chamber orchestra, and the Orchestre symphonique de Drummondville.
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.
“An astonishing guitarist” BBC Radio
“a masterclass in the sonic possibilities of the guitar” Rhythm Passport
“a staggering achievement on solo guitar.” Songlines Magazine
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