2018 – 2019 Season


2018 – 2019 Season Information.

Our next concert takes place on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. and features the Langlois-Tcholakova Duo. Collaborative pianist Amélie Langlois enjoys the busy life of an accompanist. She received her bachelor’s degree from Sherbrooke University and pursued her studies at the North Carolina School of the Arts, where she was the first to graduate with a Master’s degree in Piano Accompaniment from this institution. At Master classes, she had the opportunity to play for Dalton Baldwin, Warren Jones, Edith Wiens, Donna Brown, Daniel Taylor and Elisabeth Turnbull. Amélie has been the pianist for the National Youth Orchestra. She also participated in a number of music festivals, including the Brevard Music Center and le Cours International de la Musique in Morges, Switzerland, for which she received a grant from the Canada Arts Council. Currently she maintains a full private music studio and works as a vocal coach and accompanist at the Centre d’excellence artistique De La Salle. From 2011-2017, she has served as accompanist for le Choeur du Conservatoire in Gatineau, and since 2015, she holds the position of accompanist for the Viva Choir ensemble of the Ottawa Children’s Choir. As a collaborative artist, Amélie has performed across Canada, the United States and Europe.

Ralitsa Tcholakova is an internationally renowned, Ottawa-based violin and viola player, and on the Faculty at Carleton University. She has performed as a soloist with orchestras at chamber music series and festivals in over 25 countries. She is the current nominee for Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts for 2018. In 2017, she was nominated for the GG’s Persons Case Award. Ralitsa has recorded many highly-acclaimed albums, including “Ballad of the North”, an album featuring music by Canadian female composers and distributed by SOCAN to 135 radio stations worldwide. Her CD, “Aboriginal Inspirations” featuring Grammy nominee Ron Korb is promoted nationally and internationally by the Canadian Music Centre and NAXOS. She is currently working on her sixth solo CD featuring violin concertos composed by Canadian women composers. Since 2015, Ralitsa performs annual recitals on Parliament Hill. In 2016, she played two duets with the Honourable Ed Fast at the inaugural concert “Spirit of Change”.

All concerts take place at St. James’ Anglican Church, Caledon East at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 for adults and $15 for students 16 years and younger and may be purchased in advance at Forster’s Book Garden, Howard the Butcher and BookLore. A limited number of tickets may also be available at the door on the night of the concert. For more information call 905-880-2445. For details about the other concerts in the 2018-2019 season go to www.caledonchamberconcerts.com.

Caledon Chamber Concerts is a non-profit corporation dedicated to offering the people of Caledon and surrounding communities a series of concerts that present classical music in an intimate setting.  The series of five concerts is presented between October and April.