Pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico, long a champion of the music of contemporary composers, particularly those of her native Canada, performs works by three Canadian women composers for piano and orchestra, in 3 Concerti, a new Centrediscs release from the Canadian Music Centre.
The new CD features compositions by Alexina Louie, Larysa Kuzmenko and Violet Archer (1913-2000). They were recorded for broadcast by CBC Radio over the past two decades
3 Concerti marks Petrowska Quilico’s 23rd CD, and seventh on the Centrediscs label.
The CD features the following, all with Petrowska Quilico as piano soloist:
Alexina Louie: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (1984) with the National Arts Centre Orchestra conducted by Alex Pauk.
Violet Archer: Concerto No.1 for Piano and Orchestra (1956) with the CBC Vancouver Orchestra conducted by John Eliot Gardiner.
Larysa Kuzmenko: Piano Concerto (1995, rev. 1996) with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jukka-Pekka Saraste.