MUSIC SCHEDULE

2021 COVID CONCERTS

JANUARY 11

Roy Thomson Hall | Videotaping: Music for Self-Isolation Project | Solo music with 24 musicians by Frank Horvat | Ensemble work Together in Spirit by Frank Horvat for 24 pc ensemble | Funded by Factor | Produced by Frank Horvat Productions | Streaming date TBA


Feature article in WholeNote Magazine about composer Frank Horvat and Joseph Petric’s performance of his music at Roy Thomson Hall in January 2021.

WholeNote Magazine article reproduced with permission of publisher.

APRIL 3

ARRAYMUSIC Toronto |  An accordion retrospective. Live stream worldwide | Concert Details

MAY 15

NUMUS | Accordionology 3 | Live stream worldwide | Concert Details

JULY 16

Collingwood Festival |  Music of the Levant |  Works by composer Serouj Kradjian

2020 COVID CONCERTS

JANUARY 12

Studio recording of David Jaeger’s Spirit Clouds for solo accordion | Balcony Studios | Toronto

MARCH 15

All Bach program with Joëlle Morton (Gamba) | 8.30 PM |  Works include Trio Sonatas BWV 530 G Major, BWV 525 E Flat Major, Gamba solo Allemande and Corrente in D Minor BWV 1004, Accordion solo Fantasia in C Minor BWV 906 and Movements from English Suite # 3 in G Minor | Hugh’s Room |  Toronto, ON | Covid cancelled

MARCH 19

All Bach program with Joëlle Morton (Gamba) | 8.30 PM |  Works include Trio Sonatas BWV 530 G Major, BWV 525 E Flat Major, Gamba solo Allemande and Corrente in D Minor BWV 1004, Accordion solo Fantasia in C Minor BWV 906 and Movements from English Suite # 3 in G Minor | The Music Room | Kitchener Waterloo Chamber Music Society | Kitchener | ON | Covid postponed

MAY 2

Hommage Alcides Lanza / 7.30 PM | Arghanum V for solo acc. and electroacoustics | Montréal Societé de Musique Contemporaine du Québec / Salle Pierre Péladeau | Montréal, QC | Covid postponed

JUNE 18

Lunenburg Academy of Musical Performance | Inaugural international seminar for accordion | Seminar completion final concert of contemporary works for by participants from Japan, USA, Holland, France, Germany, Mexico | Lunenburg, NS | Covid postponed

JUNE 27

Lunenburg Academy of Musical Performance | Final concert for the accordionist-composer’s Section focusing on the creation of new works in situ during the seminar collaborations | Lunenburg, NS | Covid postponed

DECEMBER 5

CMC | Toronto | Livestream Concert | Call for works. Premieres of G. Malincoiou (Romania),D. Jamieson (Japan), E. Davies USA), J.K. Feliz (PP- CAD), K. Knowles (CAD).  | Covid Postponed

Livestream worldwide from the CMC, Toronto.

2019 SEASON | CONCERTS

JANUARY 19 

Guest host:  Joseph Petric | This is My Music | CBC Radio | January 2019 |  Click here to listen to the show.

JANUARY 20 – 21 

Winterreise – FLAK Project – Videotaping | Montreal, QC

JANUARY 27  

World Premiere of Peter Togni’s Living Flame of Love.  Commissioned by the Nova Scotia Arts Council for Joseph Petric, Michael Zaugge and the Pro Coro Choir | Accordion and harp | Edmonton, Canada

FEBRUARY 9 

Bellows and Brass presents Baroque works by Roman, Viviani, Bach, Jacobi | Kitchener Waterloo Chamber Music Society | Canada

MARCH 19

British premiere of Normand Forget’s chamber version of Schubert’s Winterreise for Pentaèdre Woodwind Quintet and tenor Christoph Prégardien |  Royal Northern College of Music | Manchester, England

MARCH 21

Schubert’s Winterreise with Pentaèdre Woodwind Quintet and German tenor Christoph Prégardien |  Wigmore Hall | London, England.  Click here to livestream the concert.

MARCH 28

World premiere of David Mott’s Chamber Concerto for duo Erosonic, baritone saxophone and accordion and the Penderecki String Quartet.  | Noon hour series | Kitchener-Waterloo, Wilfred Laurier University, Canada

JULY 20  

Works by H.L. Clarke, P. Deiro, Ramon Pelinski | Festival of the Sound | Dinner Gala | Stockey Centre Hall | 5.30 PM | Parry Sound, ON  

JULY 21

Works by P. Frosini, Bernhard Molique, G. Verdi |  Viennese Opera Party | Festival of the Sound | Stockey Centre Hall | 7.30 PM | Parry Sound, ON  

JULY 22

Works by P. Deiro, Giovanni Buonaventura Viviani, Narcis Casanoves, José Galles, Ramon Pelinski | Guy Few (trumpet, piano) |  The Office Series | Festival of the Sound | 11 AM | The Old Train Station, 1 University Avenue | Parry Sound, ON  

SEPTEMBER 10 

The music of Dinuk Wijaratne | Trio Diomira | Halifax Library Series | 7.30 PM | Halifax, NS

SEPTEMBER 28 

Les Amis Series | Accordion Postcards with Colin Maier (oboe) | 7.00 PM | Les Amis Sponsor’s Circle | Cobourg, ON

SEPTEMBER 29 

Les Amis Series | Accordion Postcards with Colin Maier (oboe) | Works by J.S. Bach, Ignace Biber, Witold Lutowslawski, Bela Bartok, Maurice Ravel | 3.00  PM | The Loft | Les Amis Series | Cobourg, ON

OCTOBER 20

Krakow Akademy of Music | Recital Hall | 6 PM | World premieres of works by David Jaeger, Norbert Palej, Bach, Casanoves, Galles, Soler. | Krakow, Poland

OCTOBER 23

Karol Syzmanowski Akademy | Szabielsi Hall | Recital | 6.00 PM | Works by Jaeger, Palej, Bach, Casanoves, Galles, and Soler | Katowice, Poland

OCTOBER 24

Feliks Nowowiejski Akademy | Recital  Hall | 7.00 PM | Works by Jaeger, Palej, Bach, Casanoves, Galles, and Soler | Bydgoszcz, Poland

October 27

Stanislaw Moniescziu Conservatory | Recital Hall | 3.00 PM | Jaeger, Palej, Bach, Casanoves, Galles and Soler | Gdansk, Poland

OCTOBER 28

Ignace Padarewsky Akademy | 7.00 PM  | Aula Nova International Accordion Conference Recital | Spirit Clouds by David Jaeger | Poznan,  Poland

NOVEMBER 4

Akademy of Music | 6.00 PM | Recital Hall Jaeger, Palej, Bach, Casanoves, Galles and Soler | Nowy Targ,  Poland

NOVEMBER 9

Double Concerto for baritone saxophone plus solo and duo works by David Mott | with the Penderecki String Quartet and David Mott (Baritone Saxophone) | The House Series | 7.30 PM | Picton, ON





MASTER CLASSES

2020-21 RECORDINGS

DECEMBER 9    

OBORO Studio, Montréal | Recording of Lily Yves Daoust, Imprinte Digitale label Montreal.  | With Lynn Kuo, violin. 

Covid Postponed

JANUARY 11

Roy Thomson Hall | Videotaping: Music for Self-Isolation Project | Solo music with 24 musicians by Frank Horvat | Ensemble work Together in Spirit by Frank Horvat for 24 pc ensemble | Funded by Factor | Produced by Frank Horvat Productions | Streaming date TBA

MARCH 17

ARRAYMUSIC Toronto |  An accordion retrospective |  Works by Bolton, Pritchard, Ross and Jaeger

MARCH 20-21

Irony Threads | CD recording with Boyd McDonald | Haydn works with fortepiano and accordion | First Unitarian Church Kitchener Waterloo

MARCH 29 - 31 

Peristera Studios – CD recording of  Irony Threads | Works by Joseph Haydn re-imagined for Accordion.

APRIL 9

Centrediscs CD/Video Release | Music in the Time of Covid | Composer Frank Horvat |  Promotion by Artium Media Relations, London UK.

MAY 2

NUMUS | Accordionology 3 |  Works by May, Smith, Simms and Palej | First Unitarian Church Kitchener Waterloo



Joseph Petric portrait:  © Bo Huang.  

© Copyright Joseph Petric.  All rights reserved.

2020 MASTERCLASSES 

June 7 – 18

Lunenburg Academy of Musical Performance | International Contemporary Accordion Performance and Interpretation Masterclass | Covid Postponed

June 19 – 27

Lunenburg Academy of Musical Performance | International Accordion/Composer Seminar | Covid Postponed

2019 Masterclasses

March  8 – 15

Lille France | Conservatoire de Musique et Dance

October 19 - 21 

Krakow Conservatory of Music | Lecture:  Accordion Perspectives for the 21st Century | Krakow, Poland

October 22 - 23 

Karol Szymanowski Akademy of Music |  Katowice, Poland

October 24 - 25 

Feliks Nowowiejski Akademy of Music  | Bydgoszcz, Poland

October 26 - 27

Stanislaw Moniescziu Conservatory of Music  | Gdansk Poland

October 28 

Ignace Padarewsky Akademy of Music | AkkoPoznan International Accordion Conference | Keynote address:  Newton, Einstein, Paris 1911 and the Ideal Accordion | Poznan, Poland

October 31 - November 4

Nowy Targ Music Academy | Classes, lectures, seminars | Nowy Targ, Poland

2020 TEACHING 

Session Lecturer – accordion program, Université de Montréal