November 2017 will be a very active month, as Luke Welch will be making a return visit to his native country, Canada - this time for his first visit to the west coast for a tour through British Columbia. This trip will cover eight cities, including concerts in Qualicum Beach, Burnaby, Vancouver, Hornby Island, Chemainus, Abbotsford, Lake Country which serves as part of the Crossing Borders Scarlatti album tour. For more details, please visit the agenda page. FULL STORY
On Saturday September 2, Luke Welch will be performing on the Classical Stage at the Embassy Festival in the Hague, Netherlands. This exciting festival features a wave of global culture from 12:00-20:00 on the picturesque Lange Voorhout with FREE admission, and will feature a meet-and-greet session with the artist after the performance! EMBASSY FESTIVAL 2017
As part of the promotional summer sale, the digital edition of the exciting album of Scarlatti sonatas entitled Crossing Borders is now available for only $7.99! Africlassical writes: "The entire program is attractive to us, and has remained so through numerous hearings".
As part of the dinner concert series, Luke Welch made appearances at the Kasteel Maurick in Vught and Landgoed Ulvenhart, both in the heart of the Netherlands. These recitals, which were embellished with wining and dining generated a buzz for those in attendance.
The finale in this trio of Dutch performances took place at Geertruidenberg Klassiek series on July 2, as a last-minute replacement for the originally scheduled ensemble. The audience results scored high, as per the series voting system, which made for a great way to complete the concert season.
This week's feature video is Domenico Scarlatti sonata L. 449 (excerpt), filmed at St. Andrew's-on-the-Terrace - Wellington, New
The exciting concert season of pianist Luke Welch was capped off with three performances in the Netherlands, including a last-minute surprise performance at Geertruidenberg Klassiek concert series. FULL STORY HERE SOON!
Saturday May 27 featured a return appearance at Trinity Anglican Church. This recital was the sixth Ontario performance of the Crossing Borders album tour.
Wednesday May 24 signified the first appearance at First Baptist Church in Ottawa in a highly anticipated return to the nation's capital.
Sunday May 21 featured the fourth performance of the Crossing Borders international album tour at St. Barnabas on the Danforth in Toronto.
Saturday May 20 included a debut recital at St. Paul's United Church in Brampton as part of the Brampton Chamber Music Concert Series.
On Friday May 19, Luke Welch made an appearance at Heritage Hall in Guelph - via Guelph Black Heritage Society.
To start the Ontario segment of the Crossing Borders tour, Luke Welch made a return to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Kitchener on Wednesday May 17th.
This past Sunday May 8th, in an exciting afternoon full of pleasant surprises, pianist Luke Welch made his Belgium debut at Muziekschuur in front of a very enthusiastic audience. The programme, which included unexpected repertoire additions, also featured an encore that those in attendance will be sure to remember! Special thanks to the incredibly friendly and delightful promoters who made this event possible.
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