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37th Annual Gala Festival Concert: August 17, 2024


Jeremy Thompson Piano Recital (Piano Festival 2024)

St Andrews Arts Council
Dr. Jeremy Thompson
All Saints Anglican Church, St Andrews

August 6, 2024 at 7 pm

Dr. Jeremy Thompson Piano Recital at All Saints Anglican Church, 77 King Street, St Andrews, NB

Tickets at the door – $30 (cash/cheque only; children free)

Pianist Jeremy Thompson maintains an active performance schedule as a recitalist and concerto soloist with orchestras around the world.

Maintaining a wide range of repertoire, Thompson specializes in highly virtuosic repertoire.

He has performed with the Charlottesville Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, Western Piedmont Symphony, the Montréal Chamber Orchestra, Symphony New Brunswick, the Saint Petersburg State Academic Orchestra, Saratov Philharmonic Orchestra and Georgian National Orchestra.

An active recitalist, he performs extensively, including a Debut Atlantic tour of Eastern Canada and three trips to Russia.

Born in Dipper Harbour, a small fishing village in New Brunswick, Canada, Thompson has a personal interest in championing the works of Canada’s major composers, including Brian Cherney, Jose Evangelista, and Jean Papineau-Couture.

He recently released a recording of piano music by Quebec-based composers on the McGill label. Thompson studied at McGill University in Montreal, working with Marina Mdivani, a former student of Emil Gilels.

He was honored with two of Canada’s most prestigious fellowships to pursue his doctoral studies, and in 2005 earned a Doctorate of Music in Piano Performance.

He studied organ performance at McGill with Dr. John Grew and is also a concertizing organist and the Director of Music at First Presbyterian Church in Charlottesville,Virginia.