Photo: Dr. Réa Beaumont performs at Dundas Square, Toronto © Réa Beaumont 2014
Dr. Réa Beaumont is a leading classical pianist whose compelling interpretations are delivered with a rich palette of tone color and a powerful technical command. Frequently described as “beautiful” (American Public Media), her performances and recordings have been broadcast in 13 countries, most recently on BBC, and she has premiered over 50 works in collaboration with leading composers, including Canada’s most famous classical composer R. Murray Schafer.
From March 23 - April 13, 2017 join Réa's Music Appreciation course on Canadian composer Harry Somers’ opera “Louis Riel” at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Learn more about this extraordinary composition in the 4 weeks leading up to the Canadian Opera Company’s production featuring renowned baritone Russell Braun. The RCM course fee includes a free ticket to the COC’s dress rehearsal for a rare behind-the-scenes experience. Registration is now open. Learn more at www.rcmusic.ca/MA
Réa recently released the world premiere recording of R. Murray Schafer's newest work, Five Greek Folk Dances, in collaboration with violinist Stephen Sitarski, Concertmaster of the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra and the Esprit Orchestra. The piece received its premiere broadcast on CBC Radio 2. Learn more...