Violinist Robert Rozek and pianist Kyrstyna Tucka play at Westacres

Candlelight concert at Westacres

The concert in Maple Ridge will feature pianist Krystyna Tucka and violinist Robert Rozek

The Maple Ridge Music Society presents its second Candlelight Concert of the year this weekend.

The concert will feature pianist Krystyna Tucka and violinist Robert Rozek

A native of Poland, Tucka has a master’s degree in music from the Academy St. Moniuski in Poland. She completed postgraduate studies and a virtuoso diploma at the École Normale de Paris Alfred Cortot as well as an artist diploma from the Vancouver Academy of Music, studying with Lee Kum-Sing.

In addition to her stellar academic credentials, Tucka has won a number of prizes including placing first in the Eckhardt-Gramatté Piano Competition in Canada. She has performed across North America and Europe and has played as a soloist with Montreal Chamber Orchestra, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and Baltic Symphony Orchestra.

Rozek is the director of strings and international relations at the British Columbia Conservatory of Music

Rozek’s career has included performances and recordings with the greatest names in music. As a violinist and conductor, Rozek performed with singers such as Pavoratti, Careras, Mariella Freni and Cecelia Bartoli.

A graduate of the Juilliard School of Music in New York, Rozek spent ten years in the pop and jazz field recording and performing with artists such as Frank Sinatra, Barbara Streisand and Louis Armstrong. His teachers included Ivan Galamian and Nathan Milstein.

• Kyrstyna Tucka and Robert Rozek play at Westacres, a well-kept 20 acre farm, close to the centre of Maple Ridge on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 3 p.m. For tickets, call 604 467-3162

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