Rosamunde 2019 is pleased to welcome our distinguished guest artists!
Andrew Wan, Violin (August 14-17)
Andrew Wan was named concertmaster of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM) in 2008. As soloist, he has performed worldwide under conductors such as Maxim Vengerov, Rafael Payare, Vasily Petrenko, Bernard Labadie, Carlo Rizzi, Peter Oundjian, Michael Stern and James DePreist and has appeared in recitals with artists such as the Juilliard Quartet, Vadim Repin, Marc-André Hamelin, Daniil Trifonov, Menahem Pressler, Jörg Widmann, Emanuel Ax, James Ehnes, and Gil Shaham.
Andrew Wan performs on a 1744 Michel'Angelo Bergonzi violin, and gratefully acknowledges its loan from the David Sela Collection. He also enjoys the use of an 1860 Dominique Peccatte bow from Canimex. more . . .
Rennie Regehr, Viola
Rennie Regehr began his professional career with the Winnipeg Symphony and Manitoba Chamber Orchestras. His career has taken him throughout Canada and abroad as orchestra musician, soloist and chamber musician.
From 1992-2006 Mr. Regehr was the Dean of the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory in Toronto. In that role he developed an internationally renowned orchestral program that has trained many of Canada’s finest professional musicians and solo artists. In 2006 he joined the University of Ottawa music faculty as the Viola Professor, principal Guest Conductor of the University Orchestra, as well as the Director of the Chamber Music Program. more . . .
Ariel Barnes, Cello (August 14-18)
Described as creating a “mesmerizing musical experience” by combining his “deep personal connection” (Toronto Live Music Report), “luscious tone and technical prowess”(The Vancouver Sun), Ariel Barnes has been hailed as “truly an inspiring artist…the outstanding Canadian Cellist of his generation” (Maestro Bramwell Tovey). Equally comfortable with Baroque to Modern musical languages, his international concert engagements include concerto appearances, chamber music collaborations and solo recitals, all featuring world premiers of contemporary art music. more . . .